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Leadership for the Man-at-Arms
By Ensign Jamie L. Smith, U. S. Navy
The ultimate vindication for mili' tary leadership has always been expressed in terms of lives saved and lives lost. In the course of history. only the tools of warfare have changed; men still remain behind the weapons. So leadership has always been the crucial factor deciding life and death.