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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 02:03 PM

31. I can see the face, but can't remember the name of an instructor at NCO Academy over 20 years ago.

A guy who managed very intelligently and yet passionately to communicate about the differences between enlisted leadership that leads by-the-book AND from dedication to the enlisted service itself, compared to "leadership" that was on its way some place else, which leads by-the-book for career ambitions. It felt very much as though the instructor was talking straight to each person in the class and, from preceding discussion answers to NCO work environment case studies, it was pretty clear to many of us who amongst us was on which path.

Consider decades, more that 2 really, even since the end of WWII when there would have been a perceived need for MIC to be proactive in defense of itself during peace times . . . consider decades of people climbing command structures and networking almost exclusively with others, military and civilian, whose jobs have become a means and ends unto themselves on a blank check, as the invasion and occupation of an INNOCENT nation known as Iraq so clearly demonstrates, written with the blood of our own assigned to die if necessary and with the blood and opportunities of the American tax payer.

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