We reflect today and honor those who participated in World War II’s D-Day, the largest combined military operation in history. The man who led the invasion and took full responsibility for the outcome, in success or failure, leaves us with an important reminder: the power and the importance of optimism.
Tag Archives: Dwight D. Eisenhower
Risk and Disruption
Recent events have taken me to speak about their long-term strategic implications. Watch and listen to a podcast and video appearance on these topics.
Remembering An Original
Sunday, November 14, was the 125th anniversary of Mamie Eisenhower’s birth. She was her own person, as well as an Army wife and First Lady, a devoted grandmother and a never-ending source of love and support to her husband General and later President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
You Never Know What You Will Find
When it’s time to clean out your closets, you will be confronted with what you forgot to remember.
My September Reasons for Reflection
For me, the sum of Dwight Eisenhower’s professional and personal life will always be linked to September. Within the month there lies a symbol of his leadership and accomplishments, as well as a tragic story of his greatest loss.
Eisenhower and the Meaning of Victory
A month after the German surrender, Dwight Eisenhower visited London to express his thanks to the victorious armies, and his appreciation for the sacrifices made during the war. He brought with him a message of lasting unity.
A Fateful Decision; an Historic Outcome
World-changing events hung in the balance on this day in 1944, hours before the Normandy invasion known as D-Day. A pivotal decision, countless sacrifices, and the heroism of Allied troops, resulted in the liberation of Europe.
The Monuments Men: How Many Heroes Really Act Alone?
Considerable ink has been devoted to reviews of “The Monuments Men,” the newest World War II story to hit the movie theaters.
Swords into Ploughshares
Yesterday, American officials and their Russian counterparts marked the end of the Megatons to Megawatts program with the last shipment of Low Enriched Uranium (LEU) from Russia to the United States.