The Marine Corps does two things: make marines and win our nation’s battles. Winning battles depend on how well we make marines. Those who have earned the title have been polished and honed by attentive mentoring. We have to remember that to sustain the transformation
Effective leaders can inspire followers to excel and achieve a goal (Reed & Bogardus, 2012). Besides inspiration, military leaders should stimulate trust and possess specific core competencies including loyalty, selflessness, decisiveness, integrity, self-discipline, perseverance, and dedication (Loughlin & Arnold, 2007). Unfortunately, LCDR MacInnes lacks a few of these qualities.
Sergeant Willins maintains excellent physical fitness and volunteers to lead physical training, to include the Remedial Conditioning Program. He is a role model and mentor to Marines, and constantly applies his experience and knowledge in physical fitness and nutrition to build individual training plans in order to help Marines achieve their personal health and fitness goals. Sergeant Willins also regularly volunteers to support youth programs such as I Run 4 and Big Brothers, Big Sisters. He has filled in as the Platoon Sergeant of the Operations Platoon, seamlessly managing the daily training, accountability, and operations of the Marines within the platoon. His consistent professionalism and demeanor exemplify the qualities of a seasoned leader, and has earned him recognition as Marine of the Quarter (MOQ) for MCCYWG First Quarter 2016, MOQ for MARFORYBER First Quarter 2016, and Non-Commissioned Officer of the Quarter for MCCYWG First Quarter 2018. Sergeant Willins is a distinguished Marine leader who has been an invaluable asset to MCCYWG's
Over Homecoming Weekend I was given the honor and privilege to speak and listen to some of America’s greatest heroes. Distinguished servicemen and women from many of our wars, whom risk their own lives, took the time to discuss their experiences and what they learned translated into a very enlightening and imparted on me a perspective of leadership which many do not ponder. Although all the prominent members of the panels and discussion instilled in me a portrait of what it means to embody a good leader, General Peter Pace USMC retired, illustrated and exemplified everything a good officer and leader should. General Pace retired with over 40 years of service in the Marine Corps. Likewise, among his many other accolades he was the first Marine
“Leader involvement in the training process is essential for mission success,” continued Rodriguez. “We want the young noncommissioned officers to get hands-on experience with leading their
that leaders must rely on, when leading their Marines against Irregular threats. Leaders developing these traits in
recommendation for admission into Michigan State University graduate school program. I have served as his immediate supervisor from September 2015 to present. During his time he has consistently excelled and exceeded all educational, professional, military and family goals and expectations set before him.
GySgt Ortiz is my Southern Sector SNCOIC. He out of all my SNCOICs, has had the most significant impact on my operations. He is a great leader, and always looking to help others out. He is PCSing to be the Ops Chief in the 4th, and will be the senior Marine on the promotion list this year.
It is with great pleasure that I recommend LTC Simmons, Steven L for Continuation of Active Duty (COAD) Service. I was his rater from 3 December 2009 until 14 July 2011 and I can personally attest to his intelligence, fortitude, and professionalism. His subordinates, as well as his peers, confirm his exceptional qualities as a leader, trainer, and motivator.
SSG Gonzalez received a commendable rating during the 2014 Battalion Organizational Inspection Program which set the standard operating procedure for the Battalion. His outstanding supply management expertise in CIF-ISM raised Soldier equipment
Well thought out and put together post, the way you integrated leadership styles in your work experience was encouraging. Management placed the right leadership style coupled with the right environment to accomplish the objectives. The young deputy was not left to fail; instead resources were invested to ensure success. The bible states that, “When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up” (Psalms 27:10 KJV). Present day, organizations should make every effort in finding leaders with the right knowledge, skills and abilities to effectively accomplish the mission (Robbins & Judge, 2009). From a similar experience, a Sailor was having difficulties conforming to organization policies and procedures. Instead
As Senior Airmen’s trainer, I have spent a great deal of time with him and can honestly say that he is positive, earnest, and professional at all times. He is an upright Airman of high character, as evidenced by his total devotion to duty and his efforts to further his education, training,
Sosik, J. J., & Dinger, S. L. (April, 2007). Relationships between leadership style and vision content: The moderating role of need for social approval, self-monitoring, and need for social power. The Leadership Quarterly, Volume 18, Issue 2, Pages 134–153
The articles under analysis explore leadership styles from the point of view of their relation to gender (Merchant, 2012) and personality (Yahaya et al., 2011). Merchant (2012) provides a valuable research, which is focused on gender as the major determinant of leadership styles in individuals. Providing an analysis of literature, Merchant (2012) indicates that “many studies analyzing the intersection of gender and influence tactics have resulted in mixed finding” (p. 24). It proves the argument that gender stereotypes play a major role in attributing particular roles for females and males on the basis of their biological sex and what is expected of them. Whereas Merchant (2012) does not present a particular argument
The articles under analysis explore leadership styles from the point of view of their relation to gender (Merchant, 2012) and personality (Yahaya et al., 2011). Merchant (2012) provides a valuable research, which is focused on gender as the major determinant of leadership styles in individuals. Providing an analysis of literature, Merchant (2012) indicates that “many studies analyzing the intersection of gender and influence tactics have resulted in mixed finding” (p. 24). It proves the argument that gender stereotypes play a major role in attributing particular roles for females and males on the basis of their biological sex and what is expected of them. Whereas Merchant (2012) does not present a particular argument on the topic, the