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Naylon on an operation in a village outside of Bagram, Afghanistan, 2014. Photo credit: Spc. Jamill Ford for U.S. Army

Rockets, Pandemics, and Leadership

In a time of crisis, initiative trumps authority when authority fails to lead.

The author on bridge watch as the Officer of the Deck, 2007-2009. Photo courtesy of Alison Maruca

Minding the Ship

Even with sound decision-making by a capable and loyal team, the wrong leader can make any mission feel doomed.