Category Archives: People You Should Know

January 27

People You Should Know – Admiral Robert Papp

After nearly 40 years of public service, the average person would be ready for a well-deserved rest. However, our latest person you should know wasn’t satisfied with a 40-year career culminating in his service as United States Coast Guard Commandant from 2010 to 2014. Upon retirement in 2014, he transitioned directly into his appointment as United States Special Envoy […]

November 11

People You Should Know – LTG Hal Moore and the Four Things…

While most people outside the military may never have heard of LTG Hal Moore, it’s hard to find someone inside the military who hasn’t. LTG Moore’s story as a battalion commander in Vietnam is chronicled in the book We Were Soldiers Once which was later immortalized in a popular movie. LTG Moore’s thoughts on personal leadership and […]

June 11

People You Should Know – Admiral William McRaven

Last month, the graduates of the University of Texas got a special commencement address from someone who has spent the majority of his life avoiding any type of public event such as a graduation speech. Admiral William McRaven returned to his alma mater to address the class of 2014 and provide a little life advice […]

October 08

People You Should Know – CDR Richard Massie and CDR Leif Mollo

UPDATED: As this blog evolves, the manner in which I troll for material often brings to mind specific people or teams who exemplify the concepts of human leadership. Up to now, I have done my best to incorporate some of their qualities and attributes into specific examples that would fit in with the tenor and purpose […]