From 24 Nov 15 to 03 Jul 17, SSG Flores served as an Instructor/Writer at the Night Infiltration Course. He distinguished himself by providing excellent instruction to 32,000 Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers. SSG Flores ' emphasis on safety enabled him to provide exceptional training that was essential to those Soldiers meeting Army standards during a challenging and stressful environment. His efforts ensured every Soldier received the skills necessary to succeed in the Army. SSG Flores ' unmatched professionalism and ability to lead was the deciding factor for his selection to supervise the Night Infiltration Course during the NCOIC’s absence.
He played a critical role in the re-organization of the battalion as five unit transition from MTOE to TDA structure, providing invaluable analysis in the re-alignment of personnel necessary to achieve organizational operational needs. His diligence will have a lasting impact on the future of the 41st Signal Battalion. Leads 2LT Arcila is an exceptional leader who successfully led his team in a demanding environment. His reputation as a “go getter” and problem solver is widely known amongst his senior leadership and peers alike. Develops 2LT Arcila developed both personal and professional relationships, extending influence well beyond the chain of command in order to achieve.
As a team manager, he was always visible during the war and took care of his troops. As a transformational leader, he was inspirational in all he did and had a vision. Lastly, as an adaptive leader, Winston Churchill applied his proficiency and mental agility to develop innovative solutions and he motivated his team members to play their role in accomplishing the mission. R. R.
It accurately demonstrates the importance of honor and how that affected how the army fought in battle. The novel also correctly portrays the discipline of the army within the battle, and how that discipline led to vastly successful battle strategies. Finally, the novel accurately reveals the significance behind the weapons that the Macedonians used against their enemies, and how this contributed to their success. Ultimately, Pressfield’s novel not only reveals why Alexander the Great and his army were so successful, but how Alexander and his army affected the rest of the ancient world in the years after. Alexander’s glory and virtue continues to be remembered, and his militaristic
Between each land and city they traveled, he made sure there was a solid supply chain, he also sustained food, weapons, and communications. Throughout his travels, he took with him engineers, doctors, poets, scientists, slave traders and most importantly, a historian, who wrote up his achievements which were then sent far and beyond so his name would be always cherished (Foreman, Laura 34-41). During time of battle, he led his men from the front lines, where he was easily seen by the opposing commanders. This made it easier for the enemy to know where to strike the most and where to avoid sending their forces. This also provided inspiration for his troops, giving them hope no matter what the outcome of the battle will turn out to be.
His overall tactical assessment of the situation allowed him to make decisions, which framed his commander’s intent. As a commander, General Harrison actively became involved in the operations process in which he was able to understand, visualize, assess, and lead his men to victory.23 During the Battle of Tippecanoe, General Harrison displayed situational understanding and used mission variables in combination with operation variables to shape the battlefield.24 General Harrison understood that land attainment was critical for the U.S and enforcing the land treaties became the main objective. In order for the U.S to acquire the land they wanted and to push the British away, he developed a plan to brief to the Secretary of War to receive approval for his
The novel 1776 by David McCullough tells the story of George Washington and his perseverance through the war, making him a successful general and leader. The novel focuses solely on the year of 1776, the year that America gained its independence. This gives McCullough the opportunity to provide great detail about battles, events, and most importantly, George Washington. The book describes Washington as both a leader and a general because of his great qualities in both areas. In the sections of the book where America is brought up, Washington is always brought up as well.
In spite of the fact that most Americans are able to share opinions of hatred for Arnold, he did a great deal for America before switching sides. Not only did he show an ample amount of leadership skills, but he was immensely known for giving the American soldiers a morale boost. These soldiers, fighting alongside him at Saratoga, claim that he was “riding on front of the lines, his eyes flashing, pointing his sword two the advancing foe, with a voice that rang clear as a trumpet and electrified the line.” Arnold was able to effectively encourage the soldiers, placing them in appropriate moods
In the words of Thomas Ricks’ in his war-time novel Making a Corps, this phenomenon is described as “Discipline […] the instant willing obedience to all orders, respect for authority, self-reliance and teamwork,” (Ricks 71). That is, only when soldiers are indoctrinated or disciplined into a particular “military ethos” can they conduct themselves in this uncomfortable, unusual, and at times inhumane manner. According to this assumption, that military ethos is applied to each soldier; however, I’d argue that although individualism is prominent in war, individuals tend to act out of collective motivation more so than individual motivation. Based on that premise, we can see that it is in fact more accurate to apply the concepts of a military ethos to a collective, rather than to individuals. In this paper, I will provide examples to demonstrate the validity of this
General Grant’s leadership and critical traits of initiative, aggressiveness, constantly seeking creativity, inventive, and resourcefulness were key to the Unions victory. (explain why each one of these traits). At first, General Grant’s initiative for the offensive operation to act upon the forts