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Inside the office of a one-star Army general that 100% of soldiers rated ‘hostile’
"[T]his woman constantly beat me down."
Air Force colonel tells crew they failed America because they nixed an unsafe training mission
“I can't express to you the level of disappointment I have right now.”
Fired captain of USS Forrest Sherman ‘seemed to just want to break people down,’ investigation finds
'Poor anger management skills'
The Air Force’s top enlisted leader is looking into why an airman was punished for attempting suicide
"We need leaders at all levels to step up."
How Marine Corps culture silenced a sexual assault victim
“[Leaders] don’t give a shit. They flat-out saw she was suicidal and needed help … They left a Marine behind."
‘I’m not going to be quiet anymore’ — A senior NCO at Fort Hood is taking brutal allegations of toxic leadership public
"[W]e only take care of our own when it benefits us, apparently … and it doesn’t sit right with me”
Marine lieutenant colonel goes unpunished after stealing hundreds of dollars in merchandise from the PX
Lt. Col. Samuel K. Lee, 47, was convicted of larceny on Sept. 11 at Camp Foster, Japan.
USS Dextrous sailors say their captain has made the ship a ‘miserable prison.’ The Navy doesn’t seem to care
"Honestly we need an entirely new wardroom from Captain down"
Air Force vet lawmaker asks Pennsylvania National Guard to probe sexual harassment reports
'We are especially concerned for what these allegations would mean for our ability to recruit and retain talented personnel in our National Guard.'
The Pentagon is a shrine to antiquated technology where creative thinking goes to die
The Pentagon is essentially a Sears mail-in catalogue that is struggling to stay relevant in an Amazon Prime world.
No jail time for senior Air Force NCO convicted of sex crime
"I lost sleep then and I lose sleep now knowing leaders can act this way."
Fired Air Force general created ‘borderline abusive’ work environment, report finds
Witnesses lost sleep, quit their jobs, were afraid to speak up, or physically shook from fear when they had to deal with Dunlop.
Rape jokes, vindictive culture in ‘old boys club’ at Pennsylvania Air National Guard Station
"It’s just never-ending nonsense and bulls— on that base. Nonstop retaliation and making women to be Jezebels if they speak up."
This former Air Force colonel survived two suicide attempts. He wants you to know life doesn’t have to hurt so much
"One problem is we can call this or that number or call the chaplain, without realizing the person in that dark space doesn’t want help. We’ve got to give them a reason to call that number."
Kansas National Guard general who eluded toxic leadership investigation to step down
Kansas Guard officers concluded the force led by Tafanelli had difficulty "balancing legal, moral and ethical facets of decision making"
‘If he was on the battlefield, he probably would’ve been shot in the back’— Inside the toxic command of Air Force Lt. Gen. Lee Levy
Working for Levy, "was harder than a deployment, because there was no job satisfaction," said one airman.
A Vietnam vet found covered in ant bites is forcing the Atlanta VA to finally reckon with years of dangerous practices
In the last two years alone, employees at the Atlanta VA Medical Center filed 288 complaints with the VA inspector general, 43 of them alleging whistleblower retaliation, others alleging abuse of authority and regulation violations.
Probe: Fired Marine CO Was ‘Big, Angry Colonel’ Obsessed With His Own Flight Time
Editor’s Note: This article by Gina Harkins originally appeared onMilitary.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community. The...
The Marine Corps Wants A ‘Toxic Leadership Test’ To Aid Promotion Decisions
Editor’s Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and...
The Military Has A Toxic Leadership Problem
Recently, the term “toxic leadership” has broken into mainstream culture. Where it used to mainly occupy wardrooms, ready rooms, and...
8 Symptoms Of A Toxic Command Climate
A great deal of time and effort has been spent by military leaders trying to seek out and prevent horrible...
Stop Promoting Adults Who Behave Like Children Through The Ranks
During my time in service, I encountered several types of leaders. Some were good, some weren’t so fun to work...