Army Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders

Top commanders in the U.S. Army have announced publicly that they have a problem: They have too many “toxic leaders” — the kind of bosses who make their employees miserable. Many corporations share a similar problem, but in the Army’s case, destructive leadership can potentially have life or death consequences. So, some Army researchers are … Read more

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Beyond The Bumper Sticker: 10 Ways Americans Can Support the Military Family

by Erin Whitehead, Marine Corps spouse Yesterday, many Americans paused to honor those who have served and continue serving in our nation’s military. Flags were flown and prayers were said in civilian homes and backyards around the country. But because of the nature of our lives, the military spouse community has a special understanding of … Read more

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Band of Brothers Day

Brother, life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forgive the ones who don’t, just because you can. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands – those of you who served in Viet Nam know this. … Read more

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Military Service Provides Solid Career Foundation

The lessons you learn in the military don’t stop being relevant when you leave the service. To my fellow patriots contemplating a changeover from military life to the civilian world and to the many veterans struggling to compete in the competitive workplace, I offer the following from my personal experience. Your military service provided you … Read more

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You can leave the military, but it never really leaves you

Substitute the branch, base, rank, etc. in Ken’s story as you see fit but the story holds true for all military veterans. Good piece.~Cpl. Beddoe Forwarded by Greg Lee, labmanlee@fairpoint.netArticle by Ken Burger, Thursday, March 4, 2010 Occasionally, I venture back out to the air base where I’m greeted by an imposing security guard who … Read more

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