14 Apr '13, 5am

Military’s Top Officers Face Review of Their Character - via @nytimes #military #brass

The new effort is being led by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey , the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, as part of a broad overhaul of training and development programs for generals and admirals. It will include new courses to train the security detail, executive staffs and even the spouses of senior officers. Saying he was “disturbed about the misconduct issues,” General Dempsey said that evaluations of top officers needed to go beyond the traditional assessment of professional performance by superior officers alone. He said that he had decided the changes were necessary “to assess both competence and character in a richer way.” “You can have someone of incredible character who can’t lead their way out of a forward operating base because they don’t have the competence to understand the application of military power, and that doesn’t do me any good,” General Dempsey said. “Conv...

Full article: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/14/us/militarys-top-office...

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