The Army's Leadership and Accountability Deficit
via Real Clear Defense

Col Wes Martin analyzes discipline inconsistencies of various ranks. Article also compares the primary sources of professionalism problems of the 1990s and today.

Message to the Force - Fort Hood

Letter from senior leadership to entire Army recognizing need for reform following independent investigation of Fort Hood's toxic command environment.

WANT TO RECRUIT WOMEN? ADDRESS SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HARASSMENT
via Inkstick

A thorough analysis of need to directly link sexual misconduct in the ranks with lack of professional leadership.

U.S. Army experiencing leadership breakdown
via Augusta Free Press

Colonel Wes Martin calls for senior Army officers to return of the basics of leadership and learn lessons of their 1990s predecessors.

Durbin calls for Pentagon review of military's treatment of women, people of color
via Washington Times

Senator Durbin calls for wide examination of sexual harassment and abuse of authority problems within the Department of Defense.

How Army culture dismisses its female service members
via Army Times

Lieutenant Kaitlyn Abbott provides an excellent assessment of leaders' responsibilities in building professional command climates.

Murder of Vanessa Guillen puts spotlight on abuse in the U.S. military
via PBS

Two former officers address problems of sexual harassment and abuse within the Army and Marine Corps.

The unbearable cost of losing the silent war within our military
via Military Times

USMC Chief Warrant Officer (Retired) Sherman Gillum, Jr. provides outstanding insight the the long-terms problems of sexual misconduct and ineffective leadership within the U.S. military.

Former DoD official who claimed fraud in suicide prevention office wins whistleblower retaliation case
via Military Times

On May 11, 2020 a judge with the Merits System Protection Board ruled in favor of Jackie Garrick for standing tall and suffered retaliation for blowing the whistle on a failed suicide prevention program.