On February 17, DODReads published an article titled “Supporting high performers — One commander’s story” by Forward Defense Senior US Air Force Fellow Lt Col Christopher P. Mulder. In the article, Lt Col Mulder reflects on his experience as a squadron commander and offers his lessons for fostering creative leadership.
Each generation of military leaders serves under distinctive circumstances, adapting to the evolving state of the world and the mentality of those they are leading.
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