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Moments in Leadership is a podcast where you will hear firsthand about the careers of senior military leaders as they share their own unique and individual experiences. Moments in Leadership will immerse you in real-life stories where you will learn about the challenging situations these accomplished leaders faced and discover the lessons they learned early in their careers that were the most influential to developing their overall leadership style.
 
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1stSgt Shamus Flynn is currently the Inspector Instructor First Sergeant for Weapons Company 1st Bn 23rd Marines in Austin, Texas. Flynn is a prolific user of Social Media and has a considerable following on Instagram, where he shares not only his knowledge but the knowledge of others. What strikes me about him is that he is an early adopter of soc…
 
While the panel had a lot of different interesting conversations, one of the things that stuck out to me was a conversation halfway through where we talked about setting the conditions for efficiency and discovering the friction points that lead to those inefficiencies. One of the recent reviews left about the podcast stated that they were amazed a…
 
Admiral James A. Winnefeld Jr. is a retired US Navy admiral who serves as the chair of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board. While on active duty, Winnefeld served as the ninth vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Listen in to hear valiant leadership stories from his military career, highlighting everything from Naval aviation to comm…
 
Just a few hours before he packed up his home and set off to Georgia to retire, Major General Dale Alford sat down with me to offer his final thoughts on his 37-year-long career in the Marine Corps. Listen in as we discuss some of his most noteworthy lessons learned as well as the key things emerging leaders need to know to be successful in their c…
 
Today's episode is all about Team Building and how you can use a specific 5-step framework to build your team into a powerhouse! I'm joined by my good friend and retired Army SFC (RET) Stephen Morris, from Renowned Leadership. Stephen is a true leadership expert and had the privilege of teaching leadership to Army leaders while recovering from bein…
 
Listen in as we discuss SgtMaj Black's experiences as a young Marine, a new NCO, and in leadership roles as a First Sergeant and a Sergeant Major. Hear him tell the stories of young PFC Black as well as his first experience leading his fellow Lance Corporal peers as a brand new Corporal. Hear about and learn what he did well and what he'd do differ…
 
Listen in as we discuss his most powerful moments of combat as a young lieutenant platoon commander, ambushed just moments after stepping out of friendly lines on his very first combat patrol. Hear him debrief himself and learn what he did well and what he'd do differently. He sheds light on how leadership is simple but never easy. He explains how …
 
In this episode, I speak with my good friend, Jennifer Trinidad of Budget Divas. Jennifer drops tons of knowledge bombs that are sure to help military families take control of their finances. She shares a 3-pronged approach that helps you get started with just one simple task that is super-simple to do while revealing so much about your current sit…
 
I discuss the impact that the ACFT has on the broader changes to promotion points and how the Army is preparing to implement this going forward. If you like the show, please subscribe or follow on your favorite podcast app and consider leaving a rating and review! Download the Army Memo Here that explains all the detail of what's ahead. Get your FR…
 
This is a great episode with one of the most experienced combat leaders serving in the USMC today but also a leader with an incredibly diversified career spanning not only recruiting but also tours on Capitol Hill watching the sausage get made. Listen in as we discuss the most powerful moments of leadership, pride, fear, and influence in David's Ma…
 
In this episode, we discuss a specific situation about a Soldier who attended BLC and upon return to their unit, demanded an Award as a result of their BLC performance. Situations like this can be a common problem for Army NCO Leader's to deal with and overcome. How would you handle this situation? Hear my thoughts, strategy, and recommendations fo…
 
In this episode I talk with my good friend, Michael Tanner, of the Credible Leadership Group. As a former Marine Corp NCO, Michael knows a thing or two about leadership and shares some knowledge bombs during our discussion. I encourage you to check out Michael's Website and Podcast Here. If you enjoyed today's episode, consider leaving us a 5-star …
 
In this episode, I discuss improving your ASVAB (AFCT) scores with Mickey Gamonal of ASVAB Domination. Mickey is a ASVAB (AFCT) expert, tutor and coach that helps Soldiers prepare for and successfully retake the test, so you can raise your scores and open up a new world of Army career possibilities. We discuss the benefits, obstacles, and strategie…
 
Transitioning from a Soldier to an NCO leader can be tough, but it doesn't have to be. Once you recognize the true impact of relationships, trust, and boundaries...you are on your way to a successful transition. In this episode, we discuss this transition and how you can achieve success without stress or overwhelm. Have an idea for the show or have…
 
Leaders come in all shapes and sizes, backgrounds, and colors. A leader is a special human being. You have leaders who lead through rank and authority, and they get their soldiers and team members to do the things they want them to do through rank, intimidation, threat of punishment, fear of penalty, fear of getting written up or counseled, fear of…
 
Listen in as we discuss leadership through the lens of Force Design 2030 as it continues to take shape and what this means for the future of the Marine Corps. Personally, I believe changing the Marine Corps to meet our pacing threats is imperative, but others think differently. So, we’re addressing both sides of the debate. The U.S. Marine Corps’ u…
 
Book mentioned in this episode (not an affiliate link) With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa by E. B. Sledge(2012-03-12): Books - Amazon Today, I have Major General Dale Alford, USMC on the podcast. He is currently the commanding general of Training Command in Quantico Virginia, which is not to be confused with training and education command o…
 
SEAC Colón-López’s only official social media is on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seac.jcs or tag @SEAC.JCS The SEAC’s hashtag is #SEAC4 The Joint Staff resources he mentioned can be found here: https://www.jcs.mil/About/The-Joint-Staff/Senior-Enlisted-Advisor/ The Bottom Line Up Front with SEAC podcast can be found on all major podcast platfo…
 
Lieutenant General Bellon was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in 1989. Bellon began service as an Infantry Officer with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. He then served as a Judge Advocate with 1st Force Service Support Group.In 1997, he left active duty and joined the Selected Marine Corps Reserve serving six years with 4th Light Armored Rec…
 
Andy is a Marine infantry and special operations officer and has commanded in combat at every grade. As the commanding officer of the Marine Corps’ special operations regiment, he was selected to lead a multinational task force given the mission of defeating ISIS in Iraq. Andy retired in 2019 as the chief of staff of Special Operations Command Cent…
 
Vice Admiral Boxall was commissioned in 1984 and went on to become a surface warfare officer whose time in the navy included the commander of carrier strike Group 3 aboard the USS John C Stennis. He had command of the USS Lake Erie the USS Carney and was the executive officer of the USS Hue city. He served tours as a combat systems officer aboard t…
 
Over his career LtGen Brilakis served in a wide range of assignments including artillery tours in 10th Marines, and several other leadership roles and command such as CG 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Deputy CG of III MEF and Commanding General 3rd Marine Division. In this interview, we discuss his time as a Lieutenant, his combat experience in …
 
Retired US Army Brigadier General Craig Nixon discusses the leadership lessons he learned over a 29-year career through combat deployments during Operation Just Cause in December of 1989 where he participated in the airborne invasion of Panama as a Ranger, during the Battle of Mogadishu on October 3rd, 1993 (also popularly known as Black Hawk Down)…
 
In Part Two of a two-part interview, Retired Marine Corps Lieutenant General Bob 'Boomer' Milstead discusses concepts such as in baseball, a .400 hitter is considered for Cooperstown, while a 60% loser will be fired everywhere else. He discusses his "HEP" Principle (Humor, Enthusiasm, Patience), what he learned about giving second chances after som…
 
In Part One of a two-part interview, Retired Marine Corps Lieutenant General Bob 'Boomer' Milstead discusses the leadership lessons he learned over a full career as a Cobra Pilot, ANGLICO Marine, Squadron, and as an Air Group Commander. LtGen Milstead strings together lessons from several different experiences to give the listener insight into his …
 
In PART TWO, Major General Mel Spiese discusses the leadership lessons he learned as a Platoon Commander at OCS, his time as Commanding Officer of 2nd Force Recon, and as "Coyote 6" in 29 Palms. MajGen Spiese discusses the most impactful and crystalizing moments of his career through personal stories and reflections on his unique experiences.…
 
In Part One of a two-part interview, Retired Marine Corps Major General Mel Spiese discusses the leadership lessons he learned over a full career as an Infantry Officer. MajGen Spiese strings together lessons from several different commands and experiences which include serving as a Lieutenant alongside some iconic Marines from our generation…
 
Retired Marine Corps Colonel, Matt Cooper, discusses the leadership lessons he learned over an almost 30-year career as an Artillery Officer. Matt strings together lessons from several different commands and combat deployments and discusses the day he was in the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City during the April 19, 1995 bombing an…
 
I'm the host of the podcast, David B. Armstrong and in this initial episode, I provide some quick background for context and answer the first question everyone will have, "Why are you even starting this?". Through a quick story, I'll explain why I think moments we all experience serve to crystalize lessons learned which ultimately string together t…
 
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