Leon Panetta On Why Civilian Control Of The Military Is Important
In an exclusive interview with Task & Purpose, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta explains why it’s important for civilians to maintain control of the military.
10 Rules To Help Women Entering Combat Arms Succeed
The advice is garnered from the experience of women who have served in combat units in the U.S. as well as some foreign militaries.
Real Leaders Don’t Motivate Their Troops By Being Angry
Getting angry might be emotionally satisfying, but it’s usually ineffective as a means of motivating people.
An Infantry Master Sgt On Why Leaders Need To Embrace Gender Integration
A 26-year infantry NCO argues that military leaders at every echelon need to lead the way in terms of accepting and embracing this directive.
General’s Experience As POW Is A Lesson For Young Marines
The Code of Conduct is a valuable lesson for dealing with many of life’s adversities.
Don’t Wait Until The Trump Administration Gives An Illegal Order To Think About How You’ll Respond
The president-elect has backed off a little, but Mike Pence says the administration won’t rule anything out.
Why Everyone Benefits When Male Leaders Mentor Women
A new book by two Naval Academy professors argues that men and women both benefit from mentoring across gender lines.
‘Action Man’ Or ‘Planning Man’: Know Your Role At Every Level Of Command
The organization suffers when leaders forget the level at which they’re supposed to lead.
The Consequences Of Gender Segregation In Marine Boot Camp
The segregation of men and women at this most foundational level of indoctrination reinforces negative stereotypes about the abilities of servicewomen over their entire careers.
‘Change For The Sake Of Change’ Seems To Be The Navy Secretary’s Motto
Secretary Mabus has offered dozens of solutions in search of problems during his tenure.