PME

A disclaimer is in order. I am not dispassionate about Professional Military Education (PME). My last billet on active duty was as the last director of Amphibious Warfare School and the first director of the Expeditionary Warfare School, the successor to AWS. After retirement, I worked for Marine...
As a recent Staff Sergeant Selection Board President, I observed that many of our enlisted Marines have little—or perhaps even no—understanding of the Marine Corps’ promotion selection process. This article was written to provide Marines, especially sergeants, with background information on the...
Marine 2d lieutenants recently visited Gettysburg Military Park. The main purpose of the staff ride was to illustrate to the student officers the enduring military lessons learned and principles of war and leadership that are still relevant today from a battle fought 150 years ago.

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