The neat thing about the military is that leaders can get into knock-down-drag-out debates over issues, get red in the face, vehemently disagree, and then when a decision is made they all salute and move out smartly. There are no political points to be scored at most levels and the debate can be totally candid.
This article is from the quarterly publication of the US Army War College. Though that is a periodical, the article is not all that dated because it discusses philosophical concepts. It is good reading for those interested in the nature of professionalism and what type of a profession we want the Army to be. The military is mature enough to have these discussions. It's not a hit piece.
For a more feel-good though useless post, see here.
posted on 09/22/2005 4:24:58 AM PDT
"Don Rumsfeld, Radical For Our Time"
LOL. You are right about the military. They mostly are the real professionals today.
posted on 09/23/2005 4:44:06 PM PDT
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