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Must Read: Ethical Lapses in the U.S. Military Explained

By Winslow T. Wheeler Straus Military Reform Project   The defense trade press and even some major media have recently produced reports about ethical problems in the US military officer corps.  Bill Hartung writes at Huffington Post that “Military Ethics Reform Should Start at the Top,” advocating a reduction in our astoundingly–even historically–high officer bloat.  Lt. Col. Danny Davis writes in Armed Forces Journal that our officers are “Seduced by Success” by winning, but only at the minor tactical level, against literally incompetent, almost unarmed enemies. These are important articles, and I urge you to read them, but retired Army Major Don Vandergriff (who has written about officer education, how our over-officered military means an ineffective military,  and more) brought to my attention an article that puts the disconnected media reports about individual examples of officer ethics problems into a broader and far more … Read entire article »

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1.4 Million Reasons to Advertise on Front & Center: Military Talk

Reaching Southern California’s huge military and veteran populations has never been cheaper and easier – or possible. Front & Center: Military Talk with Rick Rogers is destination radio for 1.4 million veterans, service members and dependents living in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Imperial and San Diego counties. Validating the concept, 97 percent of veterans want more defense news while 80 percent would tune in to such a program, according to focus group interviews conducted by a San Diego State University marketing team. Broadcast twice a week on powerful KCBQ AM 1170 – and available nationwide via Internet radio, podcasts and iTunes — Front & Center delivers news and information found no place else. From mental health issues to the Post 9/11 GI Bill, award-winning journalist Rick Rogers tackles important issues with apolitical … Read entire article »

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If you’ve listened to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio, Please Take This Survey

Front & Center Military Talk Radio Exit this survey * 1. Do you currently serve in the United States military? Do you currently serve in the United States military?  Yes No I am a veteran * 2. How often do you listen to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio? How often do you listen to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio?  Always Frequently Occasionally Rarely Never * 3. Where do you listen to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio? Where do you listen to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio?  Car Work School Home Other * 4. How did you hear about Front & Center: Military Talk Radio? How did you hear about Front & Center: Military Talk Radio? * 5. Why do you listen to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio? Why do you listen to Front & Center: Military Talk Radio? * 6. What is your ethnicity? What is your ethnicity?  American Indian African American Mexican American Other Hispanic Asian Southeast Asian Pacific … Read entire article »

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