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Concerning Comportment

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I often talk to Marines about their presence and bearing. How we carry ourselves is nonverbal communication to those around us. We encourage Marines to carry themselves with quiet professionalism and competence. A friend once mentioned I have a bearing that, among other things, says: “Not to be f****ed with.” I often joke I am […]

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NOT going my way…

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Another long day of travel sprinkled liberally with stretches of waiting around and I have arrived at my final destination. We’ve been very busy the past couple of days here in scenic Al Assad. Once on deck there are a battery of classes we must undergo before we are allowed to go “outside the wire”. […]

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