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Finding Compassion, Predictability, and Commitment in the Heat of Battle—An Enlisted Man’s Account from Across the Years

Mobile, Alabama, native Eugene Bondurant “Sledgehammer” Sledge (1923-2001) fought with the elite 7th Marine Division. An enlisted man, he was called upon to take part in some of the most vicious fighting in World War II, that in the Pacific. … Continue reading

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Celebrations, Life’s Bookmarks to Revel in the Accomplishments of People and Businesses Alike

Today was a memorable day, indeed—one of those celebration opportunities for me. I attended a ceremony at which ten World War II veterans were awarded the French Legion of Honor, the highest award that the French government can bestow.  Other … Continue reading

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Friendly Fire on the Corporate Battlefield

In August 1944 Ernie Pyle, the Pulitzer Prize-winning WWII war correspondent, gave us a small glimpse of the horror of war as he described what it would be like when that war ended:  “It will seem odd when at some … Continue reading

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