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Remember What Honor Was? On the Passing of a General -- and More

lchapman Wrote: Jan 01, 2013 2:40 PM
Gen. Schwarzkopf, "Bear"-"Stormin Norman", by any name a great American. He attended Frankfurt American H. S., Germany, class of "51" as I did, class of "55" I was lucky to receive a signed photo, during war time, when he was very, very busy. God Bless him and his family...may he rest in peace with Washington-Patton-Eisenhower-Grant and Lee

"Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy."

-- Norman Schwarzkopf, General, U.S. Army

It is a time when so many virtues have dimmed -- to the point where they may be confused with their opposite. Leadership becomes the art of assigning responsibility for failure to others. (See the news out of Washington.) Victory has become a bad word, just as war is now called Overseas Contingency Operations. By our vocabulary you shall know us. And know our times. Ambition, success, individual achievement, even greatness ... all those...