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The Do-Over

Insightful and deeply personal stories of times when a different decision or action could have or should have been taken, and on retrospect, would have been the right or better thing to do. You wish you could have a do-over.


GOUNDING A NAVAL AVIATOR            RADM Lawrence Chambers, USN (ret.) Episode #02

Why is it so hard to "ground" a pilot? What is the ultimate responsibility of a leader? What does it mean to "embrace your mistakes"? RADM Lawrence Chambers is the 2nd African American USNA graduate, and the first to make Flag Rank. Among many accomplishments, he was the commanding officer of the USS Midway during Operation Frequent Wind.

MORTUARY PLATOON                     LtGen John Wissler, USMC (ret.) Episode #01

LtGen John Wissler, USMC ret. reflects on what training and support he would have provided to the Marines and Sailors of the provisional Mortuary Affairs unit following the Second Battle of Fallujah. LtGen Wissler is a 1978 graduate of the Naval Academy. Among many roles in his more than 30 years in the USMC, he was the Commanding General, FMF Atlantic.


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