U.S. soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment talk after a routine inspection of a Patriot missile battery at a Turkish military base in Gaziantep, Turkey.
Leadership
Good Leadership Sometimes Means Keeping Your Opinion To Yourself
It’s easy to feel like you’re not really leading unless you are contributing something. Here’s why that’s dangerous.
A student of the Special Forces Sniper Course at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School moves quietly while avoiding detection during a stalking exercise at Fort Bragg, NC, on January 27, 2011.
Joining the Military
9 Misguided Reasons To Go Through SOF Selection
There’s really only one reason to apply for SOF, and one that the evaluators are specifically screening for.
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Joining the Military
Why The Phrase ‘It Is What It Is’ Damages The Military Mindset
The problem with “It is what it is” is that it abdicates responsibility, shuts down creative problem solving, and concedes defeat
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Career
How To Survive A Shrinking Army
Every service member has to make a choice when an environment becomes more competitive. Be smart.
A young spectator interacts with members of the Ranger Training Battalions during the 2010 Best Ranger Competition. Families and spectators were allowed to view specific portions of the competitions to cheer on their teams.    Photo by Daren Reehl
Career
What Becoming A Parent Taught Me About Leadership
Parenting provides a lot of of unexpected lessons that can be applied to military leadership. Here are some of them.