Mentoring, Mission Command, and the Value of the Officers’ Mess – Increasing the ‘Speed of Trust’

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This blog reflects on the important role of the Army Officers’ Mess in the author’s early regimental service. Traditions of the Army Mess A quick online search will inform the inquisitive officer that the military tradition of the Mess started with the British, in or around 1740; with the Officers’ Mess. Soon after, Warrant Officers’ […]

Captain and Coach

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Has military thinking or practice seen a separation of two intrinsic command functions: the Commander and the Chief Instructor? This blog expands on an email the author recently received from the newly appointed Commander Land Warfare Centre, pertaining to the enduring nature of command. This blog seeks to generate dialogue, discourse and discussion of pertinent […]