Even with sound decision-making by a capable and loyal team, the wrong leader can make any mission feel doomed.
About Alison Maruca
Alison Maruca commissioned through NROTC at the University of Pittsburgh. After five years as a surface warfare officer, including service on the USS Cowpens (CG-63) and USS Howard (DDG-83), she transitioned to the Navy Reserve as a public affairs officer. She is a freelance writer, focusing on sharing military and veteran stories. Her work is featured on The US Naval Institute, Task & Purpose, NextGen MilSpouse, and The EveryMom, as well as Legacy Magazine and A Common Bond II ASAP Anthology.