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How Long a Legacy?

This post appeared by me originally on pathtomanliness.com. Please check out my friend Ryan’s website and programs for great information and reading. The picture above is a headstone. A grave marker. Whose name is on it? When were they born? When did they die? Where were they from, what did they do? You can’t tell, […]

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What Matters…Making a Difference

He was known as the answer man by those who turned to him for advice. Over the years, he made himself available to those seeking guidance from someone they trusted. This wasn’t his job, but he tried to help everyone who came to him.

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The Council of Elders

Here’s a link to a recent podcast appearance with Chance Lunsford, @logocentrifugal on YouTube. Guests were myself, Billy Redhorse and Dennis Hymes. Enjoy!

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The Coffee Council

I have always found it fascinating and somewhat humorous about the older men sitting around McDonalds or Hardees or countless diners, drinking coffee, talking and taking on the issues of the day.

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What Exactly is a Navy Chief?

Many of you have seen my posts on Twitter and likely visited my profile where it states, first and foremost, that I am a proud US Navy Chief Petty Officer. And I am. I retired from the US Navy in 2007 with 24 years of active service to the world’s greatest Navy. I’m sure some […]

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Alphabet Soup

We use acronyms as a way to shorten spelling and speech. Acronym is a fairly recent word, dating from the 1940s, although acronyms existed long before we gave them that name.

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A Talk With the Chief

This a short 15-20 minute ‘TED’ type talk I recorded for an online event. In it, I speak about leadership and honor in today’s world. Enjoy.

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Fortis Ductus

Military people love Latin. We love mottos, slogans, sayings and unit titles in Latin. It reminds us of our ties to the ancient Roman armies, the Spartans and the glorious past of military greatness. And Latin sounds cool and is almost like a secret code.Semper Fidelis is probably the most famous, the motto of the […]