The First Principle of Leadership

March 13th, 2005  

Topic: The First Principle of Leadership

"Know your men and promote their welfare."

Amazing how this one is honoured more in the breach than the observance.
April 17th, 2005  
Duty Honor Country
...and put their needs before your own
August 20th, 2005  
Then send them off to die for you
July 4th, 2006  

Topic: Wisdom?

If the map and the terrain don't match, assume that the terrain is correct!

July 5th, 2006  
I love that one! Did anyone in particular say it, or shall I attribute it to NorwSarge? Being almost a good map-reader I find it strikes a chord with me.
July 10th, 2006  
"The first duty of any good officer is to his men. Second, to his country. Last, to the betterment of both through his service. I see no obligations unto himself in the above. It is this selfless attitude which I will strive to cultivate and maintain."

from my personal code of conduct.