Monthly Archives: December 2012
An article by Thomas E. Ricks in the November issue of The Atlantic magazine characterizes today’s military leadership as “inept” and a “culture of mediocrity.” While Ricks specifically discusses Army leadership, his criticisms at times apply across the services: Generalship … Continue reading
Major Hasan, an American-born Muslim of Palestinian descent, is accused of killing 13 people and wounding 32 others at the Fort Hood base in Killeen, Tex., in November 2009. This year, he told his lawyers that he began growing a … Continue reading
If this doesn’t move you, you should ask yourself what is wrong with you.
Two Army women joined almost 60 other women since 1999 to complete the Army’s elite–and tough–SAPPERS combat leadership course. 1stLt Audrey Moton and 2ndLt Carley Turnnidge knew it would be tough, of course. According to comments following the news story, … Continue reading