ON THE MARK: Bob Nilsson is recognized as a “Distinguished Citizen” by the Congressional Medal of Honor Society
Ken Wilson was a Marine 1stLt/Captain, Combat Engineer in Vietnam in the 1965-1966 time-frame. Ken fought the Viet Cong initially and later the NVA as they infiltrated the area around the Marine Base at Da Nang.
Was leadership different in Vietnam? Were drugs, ears, scalps, civilian casualties and rape part of the environment Ken led in? Ken Wilson says it’s always about one thing — LEADERSHIP.
Listen to a fantastic interview about Ken’s life of leading in the Marine Corps and then leading at Turner Construction where he worked for 38 years before he retired in 2002.
The Founder of the 100 Entrepreneurs Project joins us to talk about his experiences in Asia, his opinion about what passes as “leadership” in the Nation’s Capital and careers at Turner Construction.
Bob Nilsson has been giving back to Marines and veterans since he got out of the Marine Corps in the late 60’s. His career in construction has afforded him a way to influence hiring and promote entrepreneurship which he has done in an incredible way at both Walter Reed and Bethesda.
ALWAYS worth a listen