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From Marshall To Milley

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

Four star generals and the process of their promotion, then and now, are worlds apart. On September 1, 1939, Brigadier George C. Marshall took the oath of office as the 15th U.S. Army chief of staff, a post he held until November 1945. When the ceremony ended, General Marshall confided to his aide de camp, […]

A Required Course For Americans: Strategic Failure 101

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

How another botched withdrawal reveals the deeper issues affecting U.S. military leadership. The last convoy of U.S. troops left Iraq under cover of darkness on December 18, 2011. To keep the U.S. military withdrawal secret from insurgents—or Iraqi security officers secretly aligned with militias—U.S. interpreters called local tribal and government leaders the day before to […]

The Danger Of Wokeness In Uniform

Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes

The surrender to leftist ideology among military leaders endangers all Americans.   Until recently, decades of failed senior officer leadership in a series of disastrous American military interventions, from Vietnam to Afghanistan—operations that compromised basic principles of military leadership and produced a stable of morally bankrupt sycophants in the senior ranks of the armed forces—awakened […]