SMA Raymond Chandler visited Fort Drum recently "to help shed some light on the future of the U.S. Army." With an expected drawdown to 450,000 Soldiers by the end of fiscal year 2017 SMA Chandler emphasized the importance of having a ready and resilient force. SMA Chandler believes that the key to resiliency is engaged leaders.
"There's a lot of things that engaged leadership means, but to me it means being present in your Soldiers' lives, whether they live in the barracks or off post," SMA Chandler said. "That takes a level of commitment, character and competence," SMA Chandler continued.
Read the full article by CPT Peter Smedberg: SMA: Engaged leadership key to resilient force