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From The Military Field To The Corporate Workplace: Ten Management Success Strategies

On November 14, 2012, Fordham Graduate School of Business hosted a lecture by General Peter Pace, retired Marine and 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under the G.W. Bush Administration. Here are ten management lessons General Pace gleaned from 40+ years of military service that are critical to the corporate workplace as well

Jill Kelley honoured by Petraeus for 'selfless' party-throwing

Joint Chiefs of Staff medal was awarded to Tampa socialite in 2011 for 'promoting camaraderie' One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 09:39 ON Fri 23 Nov 2012 AMERICANS were given some unexpected Thanksgiving entertainment yesterday with the...Show More Summary

Jill Kelley Recommended for Award by Petraeus

Jill Kelley -- a central figure in the investigation of Gen. David Petraeus -- in March 2011 was awarded a prestigious medal from the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the New York Post reports. The award, the country's second-highest honor for...Show More Summary

General Petraeus Gave Jill Kelley A Medal For Schmoozing

Did you know you can get a medal from the U.S. military for schmoozing? Apparently you can. At General David Petraeus's recommendation, the Joint Chiefs of Staff gave Tampa Bay socialite Jill Kelley the country's second-highest honor...Show More Summary

Leon Panetta’s Memo on Military Ethics

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered the Joint Chiefs of Staff to review military ethics training in the wake of a series of investigations that delve into the conduct of high-ranking military officers, the Pentagon announced Thursday. Below, the text of the memo.

Panetta Orders Ethics Training Review for Officers

BANGKOK — Citing a string of ethical lapses by senior military officers, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has asked the Joint Chiefs of Staff to review ethics training and to brainstorm on ways to steer officers away from trouble. TheShow More Summary

DEMPSEY EXPRESSES CONFIDENCE IN ALLEN

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he retains “absolute confidence” in Marine Gen. John Allen’s ability to command NATO’s international Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey called Allen a man of integrity during an interview aboard an Air Force C-40 taking him from Guam to Hawaii. Dempsey spoke [...]

Bloomberg BNA Tax Policy & Practice Summit

The two-day Bloomberg BNA Tax Policy & Practice Summit kicks off today. The keynote speakers are Thomas A. Barthold (Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation) and William Wilkins (Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service). The list of speakers and their topics is here.

Pakistan defence is purely security driven: Gen Wynne

The security scenario at the regional and global level is undergoing a major transformation, which has strategic implications for Pakistan, said Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Khalid Shameem Wynne on Wednesday. As the regional security situation becomes more complex and uncertain, Pakistan’s defense industry would be compelled to develop a response that is [...]

Race Trumps All For Colin Powell

Colin Powell made a name for himself as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during Operation Desert Storm while George H.W. Bush was President. George W. Bush made him the first black Secretary of State. At one time, Colin Powell was...Show More Summary

Florida Hosts 3rd Annual Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture

The University Florida hosts the Third Annual Ellen Bellet Gelberg Tax Policy Lecture today on the nation’s economic situation with: Lindy Paull (PricewaterhouseCoopers) (moderator) Thomas Barthold (Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation) Lily Batchelder (Chief Tax Counsel, Senate Finance Committee) Mark Prater (Minority Chief Tax Counsel, Senate Finance Committee)

USAF chief visits Lockheed's F-35 plant

Lockheed Martin has released this video of US Air Force Chief of Staff Gen Mark Welsh's October 22 visit to the company's Fort Worth, Texas, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter plant. The video also shows footage of recent weapons separation trials at Edwards AFB, California. This here is actually the Navy's F-35C... Show More Summary

Colin Powell Endorses Obama

Former Secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell on Thursday endorsed Barack Obama in his bid for re-election, citing the Democratic president's efforts to wind down the war in Afghanistan and tackling terrorism. Show More Summary

Republican Colin Powell Endorses Obama

Former US secretary of state Colin Powell Thursday endorsed President Barack Obama's bid for re-election. The Republican who used to be chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said, "I voted for him in 2008, and I plan to stick with him...Show More Summary

COLIN POWELL ENDORSES OBAMA

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Colin Powell, the Republican former secretary of state, national security adviser and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff  endorsed President Obama for re-election today. “I voted for him in 2008 and I plan to stick with him in 2012, and I’ll be voting for he and for [...]

Colin Powell: I plan to "stick with" President Obama

The former Secretary of State and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff -- who gave Obama a critical endorsement in 2008 -- says he's still on board in 2012. In an interview on CBS This Morning, Powell gave an...

HII Yard Christening of LHA 6 'America'

Lynne Pace, wife of retired U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Peter Pace, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, served as the ship's sponsor. The multi-purpose

Vulture Predicts What Shenanigans Homeland’s Nick Brody Will Get Into (and Out of) Next

Nick Brody is sure getting himself into some sticky situations these days. He stole coordinates from Estes's safe, texted Nazir while surrounded by the joint chiefs of staff, and was forced to drive to Gettysburg to "transport" the bomb-maker, all in broad daylight. Somehow, however, he hasn't gotten caught, despite being basically ... More »

Congress Questions Why Joint Chiefs Censured Army Officer

Two members of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee last week sent a letter to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, asking why an Army officer who was teaching a course on radical Islam was given a career-killing review — one the officer is now fighting in court. For the last two years, Lt. Show More Summary

You Loved Wing Commander. Now Meet Wing Commander's 21st-Century Successor [Video]

Somebody needs to get the President, Mitt Romney and the Joint Chiefs of Staff in a room and show them the next game from the creator of Wing Commander. Because the awesomeness on display in Star Citizen is a brilliant argument for why mankind needs to be in space. More »

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