Phil Smith is a retired Marine Colonel. He enlisted in the Marine Corps and became an infantryman and then a reconnaissance Marine. We’ll talk to him about stopping the cycle of hazing that the Marine Corps goes through repeatedly: Class, Lecture, Warning, HAZING EVENT, investigation, court-martial.
THE USS MCCAIN COLLISION & CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS: Phil Smith, Col USMC (ret) & Rob Schwarz, LtCol USMC (ret)
On a tough day for the Department of the Navy we talk about collisions at sea and what to do with Confederate Monuments and the names of US Army bases named for Confederate Generals with two retired Marine Officers: Col Phil Smith, USMC (ret) and LtCol Rob Schwarz, LtCol USMC (ret).
Phil Smith is a retired as a Colonel from the Marine Corps and is a student of history. He joined us to talk about how we should treat the history of the Civil War, the post-civil war period and slavery.
Tuesday, June 13 2017, Hour 1
Tom Draude, BGen USMC (ret), joins the program to talk “Leadership at the Point of Confrontation” and while we fail so often.
How do senior leaders fortify junior leaders to face the challenges that will face them in their careers?
Small unit leaders in 3/5 faced this exact situation in 2006 out side of Fallujah, read about it here.
Tom Draude, BGen USMC (ret), joins the program to discuss if the United States can peacefully coexist with fundamental Islamic nations that seek to export their way of life.
During that discussion we also talk about Tom’s #1 Combat Lesson for Leaders: know yourself.