Maj. Roy Davis, executive officer for Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army South, along with other staff officers from the battalion, renders a salute to Lt. Col. Charles A. Walters during the HHBn change of command ceremony at Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Leadership
12 Leadership Tips That Every Staff Officer Should Live By
Just because you are on a staff doesn’t mean you aren’t a leader.
Capt. Colin Bair, assistant professor of military science at Murray State University, conducts an after action review with cadets from Western Kentucky University and Kentucky Guard officer candidates during field training exercise at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville, Ky., April 17, 2015.
Leadership
We Need More Strong Leaders To Take On ROTC Cadre Assignments
It’s time we recognize that assignment as an ROTC cadre is an extremely important position in the development of junior leaders.
A formation of Clemson University Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets salutes as the American flag is lowered during Retreat on Clemson’s Bowman Field, Sept. 3, 2015.
Leadership
Dear Cadets, Being An Officer Doesn’t Automatically Make You A Leader
A seasoned officer writes a letter to cadets on what it takes to be a real leader.
U.S. Soldiers of the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division provide information to the ground units from the tactical operations center while a Latvian soldier, right, observes during exercise Combined Resolve IV at the U.S. Army’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany, May 17, 2015.
Leadership
How To Fail As A Staff Officer
Battalion and brigade-level staff officers should avoid these habits to help create their own success and fulfill their unit’s mission.
During the Lieutenants Warrior Challenge hosted by the 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, the participating lieutenants carry a five-ton towbar, Feb. 18, 2012.
Community
An Army Captain Shares A Lesson In Humility Of Command
This Army officer learned three crucial lessons about leadership after failing to express his intent behind new PT standards.
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Community
After The Military, How Do We Regain A Sense Of Purpose?
I've realized not only what I miss since getting out, but what it was that really provides the dynamo that drives life in the Army.
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.
Soldiers of the 82nd Airborne Division gather their equipment before boarding a CH-47F Chinook in the Nawa Valley, Kandahar Province.
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
A young spectator interacts with members of the Ranger Training Battalions during the 2010 Best Ranger Competition, Fort. Benning, Ga., May 08, 2010.
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.