Originally published November 3rd, 2008.
Category Archives: Leadership
The Navy has pulled an admiral from the command seat.
Verrry interesting, but no relevant info beyond the words “inappropriate leadership judgement.” One wonders about how such an event develops, and who it is that looks at the information available and decides it is time for a
change of command temporary reassignment at this level.
Any of our august group have more for us to digest? Maybe it’s just about the strawberries…
When I was a junior officer, and one or another policy that we’d perceived as idiotic came down the pipe, we used to dream of some theoretical flag officer that would throw his stars on the table in protest. The Stan Arthur case comes to mind, a damned fine warfighter tossed overboard for political [...]
Originally published on September 22, 2009
I don’t think anyone here would have ever questioned the masculinity of our Beloved Lex. He was a man’s man in all ways and worthy of swooning on the part of the Lex Babes.
Yes, I swoon once in a while.
Anyway, after going to today’s Daily Lex I went down the rabbit hole of archives and found this gem that showed us, very early on, just what the make of the man was:
Originally posted in July 2004…it was in the infancy in his blog career and yet the fully-formed writer was evident:
A friend of our church friends showed up – younger (30), a little hyper-active. Voluminous, opinionated, manifesting scattered, non-contiguous thinking. I lay there on the blanket, and watched him somewhat bemusedly, quietly. Keeping my own counsel.
Go, read it.
A rational voice which one would hope will be heard by the social engineering gurus driving the Pentagon bus.
Then again, maybe not. It’s a long article, the author has been there, done that, and understands that it just isn’t right.
She says, “…this potential change will rock the foundation of our Corps for the worse and will weaken what has been since 1775 the world’s most lethal fighting force.”
Here here and harrumph.