HISTORY, THE MYTH, AND THE STAFF RIDE: A New Look at the Development of Subordinate Leaders

Del Gaudio, Andrew M.
July 2009
Infantry;Jul2009, Vol. 98 Issue 3, p47
The article focuses on develop subordinates with leadership qualities. According to the article, the duty of the senior leader is to teach the subordinate survival skills, the character to cope with combat, the decision-making skills and judgment to see through a mission. Particular focus is given to the role of history and subculture in the development of subordinates. Strategies for holding battle studies are also discussed.


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