Army Leadership-A Personal View
Dandridge, Larry, Army
Leadership is taking the point position when your unit or flight is expecting contact with the enemy. Leadership is flying a crippled bomber to the ground when one of your wounded crewmembers cannot bail out. Leadership is keeping your young soldiers, marines, airmen, sailors and coast guardsmen alive and never leaving your wounded behind. Leadership is writing a dead trooper's family a personal letter immediately after the battle.
Leadership is not glorifying war. Leadership is not doing "anything" just to get promoted. Leadership is not winning the battle at all costs, nor is it losing a war to avoid casualties. Leadership is not found in the security of a well-fortified command …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Army Leadership-A Personal View. Contributors: Dandridge, Larry - Author. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 58. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2008. Page number: 9+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.