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  • 01:03

    Military Monday with John D. Gresham With USNI Press Editor Tom Cutler

    in History

    Leadership. It is a word that has less and less meaning in mainstream American society these days, and is often confused with "Management," which it is not. Leadership is the uncommon virtue and skillset which allows one person to convince and guide others towards a common goal. In no way a science, Leadership is nevertheless a craft and skill which does have elements which can be taught. This is particularly important in military organizations, where Leadership is often a life or death matter in combat. However, Leadership is also vital to the establishment and sustainment of chains of command, without which any military organization will collapse upon itself and be destroyed. And while Leadership is more of an art form than simply a set of rules to follow, defining it is often difficult. Therefore, one finds Leadership as a topic being discussed in professional military journals across the globe, in almost every written language. One such journal is the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI) Proceedings which, since 1883, has provided naval-minded individuals with a open forum to express ideas, opinions, and thoughts regarding a variety of topics, especially Leadership in the sea services.


    To learn more how Leadership is defined, join best-selling author, historian, documentary filmmaker and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) for Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EDT. His guess this week is U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNI_Books) editor Thomas J. Cutler, who is managing the creation of USNI's new "Wheel Book" series. One of these is Naval Leadership, edited by Cutler, a collection of Proceedings essays on the subject by a variety of well-known naval leaders.


     


     


     

  • 01:43

    Military Monday with John D. Gresham and USNI Press Author Charles Neimeyer

    in History

    The War of 1812, was one of America's "small and forgotten" conflicts, much like the Korea in the 20th century. Ill advised, and really unnecessary for both Great Britain and the young United States of America (which was less than 50 years old at the time), the War of 1912 was a conflict that gained neither side much benefit, and diverted badly needed resources from other endeavors. Nevertheless, there were a number of intriguing and important lessons to be learned from the conflict, none more interesting than those derived from the British Chesapeake Campaign of 1814. A British squadron under command of Adm. Cochrane, raised habit for most of 1814 from the Virginia Tidewater to the waters around Baltimore, doing a surprising amount of damage and raising havoc against the seemingly hapless Americans. The British squadron took and burned Hampton, VA, portions of Washington, DC, and other towns along the bay, eventually only being stopped by the heroic defense of Baltimore and bombardment of Fort McHenry. It is a fascinating story, little known by most Americans, which almost went unnoticed during the recent bicentennial of the War of 1812.


    To learn more about the War of 1812 and the 1814 Chesapeake Campaign, tune into this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)) at 1 PM EDT. Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited Naval Institute Press (@USNIBooks) author LCOL. Charles Neimeyer. , USMC (Ret.) to discuss his new book, War in the Chesapeake. His book is a new single-volume history of the campaign, and will prove enlightening for both academics and those new to the story.

  • Military Monday with John D. Gresham and USNI Press Author Capt. Peter Hayes

    in Military

    Maritime Strategy has really been an American concern over the past century or so, as the United States began to develop its own worldwide empire and interests. It would be World War II and the Cold War that followed before the United States really began to become a dominant force at sea. However, since the end of the Cold War, America has lacked a cohesive maritime strategy, as US diplomacy and military operations haven't jumped from crisis to crisis. So as the United States prepares to elect a new president in 2016, it is well worth considering what sort of maritime strategy America wants as it moves into the middle of the 21st century.


    To learn more about new developments in 21st century maritime strategy, tune into this week's Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Network (@Writestream)). Author, historian, journalist, documentary filmmaker, and host John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) has invited Naval Institute Press (@USNI_Books) author Capt. Peter Haynes, USN (@haynes_pd) to discuss his new book, Towards a New Maritime Strategy. His new book is a study of how America has developed and implemented maritime strategy over the past hundred years, and where it is probably headed in the next few decades.

  • 01:33

    Military Monday with John D. Gresham With USNI Press Author Dwight R, Messimer

    in History

    It is a sociological and historic fact that the defining moment for the present generation of Americans, were the terrorist attacks of 9/11. But as devastating as the attacks of September 11th, 2001 were in terms of lives lost and property destroyed, they were hardly the first use of terrorist/unconventional warfare on American soil during our history. However, this quaint notion that our time is somehow different from the past is so wrong that it is positively laughable. As early as the American Civil War over 150 years ago, agents from the Confederate intelligence services sought to burn down large sections of New York City with "Greek Fire" pyrotechnics. And during World War I, the United States of America was the target of what was arguably the largest and best structured terrorist campaign in our history. Run by German Army and Naval Intelligence in a joint operation, the effort ran three extremely successful sabotage cells on the eastern seaboard and Gulf Coast, along with supporting a clandestine cargo submarine-based shipping line to bring raw materials through the British blockade back to the Fatherland. In addition, these cells and their controlling agency back in Germany were also complicit in a number of security operations, and even had a hand in the famous "Zimmerman Telegram" incident.


    The sabotage cell based in Baltimore is the subject of this week's edition of Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on the Writestream Radio Netwok (@Writestream)). Tune in today at 1 PM EDT as bestselling author, journalist, documentary film producer, and host John D. Gresham talks with U.S. Naval Institute Press (@USNI_Books) author Dwight R. Messimer. Mr. Messimer is the author of the new book THE BALTIMORE SABOTAGE CELL, a compelling story of vast destruction by Germany against America.


     


     

  • 01:03

    Military Monday with John D. Gresham With USNI Press Author Rodney Watterson

    in Military

    "Being in a ship is like being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned" – Samuel Johnson


     


    For hundreds of years, the keeping of order and discipline aboard naval vessels was based around a delicate balance of privileges and punishment. Privileges included the daily distribution of alcoholic beverages such as grog (a mix of rum and water), while punishment included confinement (in prison barges or shackles aboard ship) and/or flogging. Given that life aboard a sailing ship was itself a form of confinement and imprisonment, the traditional means of maintaining discipline proved adequate during the Age of Fighting Sail. But the coming of the 19th century, and with it the revolutionary power of steam engines, completely change the character and demographic of enlisted sailors in the navies worldwide. Aboard the fighting ships of the U.S. Navy there were still rough men who performed primarily physical skills, but added to this were the first of a wave of technicians and mechanics. Nevertheless, these sailors still drank too much, fought and brawled, and periodically deserted their posts. It was for these men, the naval discipline afloat continued to be enforced.


    And as the U.S. Navy expanded and contracted between 1850 in the 1930s, discipline afloat and punishment ashore also evolved. The first large U.S. Navy prisons were constructed, including the facility at the Portsmouth Naval Yard in New Hampshire, the largest such facility of its time. To learn more about the evolution and enforcement of discipline and punishment in the U.S. Navy between 1850 in the 1930s, join military historian, author and journalist John D. Gresham (@greshamj01) for Military Monday (#MilitaryMonday on @Writeswtream) at 1 p.m. Eastern. His guest this week is U.S. Naval Institute Press (USNIBooks) writer Rodney Watterson, author of the book Whips to Walls.

  • Perfecting Health In the Millenium

    in Health

    The news is filled with stories about Ebola, and breast cancer gets a lot of press too. Would it surprise you to know that neither makes the list of the 10 deadliest diseases? Even more surprising, perhaps, is that several of the deadliest diseases, including the number one killer in the world, are at least partially preventable. Where a person lives, access to preventive care, and quality of healthcare all factor into their risk.  Some of the most prevalent disease states suchs as Heart Disease, Cancer, COPD, CVA-Stroke and Alzeihemers disease are preventable if you consider some healthy Lifestyle changes now. Tune In!!  With Special Guest Apostle Barbara J Robinson:Perfecting of the Saints Conference Host.    


     

  • "Life's Lessons & the Beautiful Struggle"....w/activist/author Andrea Walker

    in Motivation

    "Your struggle is a part of your story"....


    Join host, Rikki R. Jones and hear the story of a woman who "crawled out of the depths of abyss to being one of Philadelphia’s reigning women of entrepreneurship"-- mother, HIV/AIDS acitvist, podcaster & author of debut novel "A Beautiful Struggle"; Andrea Walker.... hear her story and be empowered....


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    347-826-9723 press the number one


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  • 01:58

    Speak On It with R.W.Coolins - Back In The Day (Special Guest Reggie P)

    in Entertainment

    It's a Labor Day Weekend and Special Guest Reggie P is on the show. We will be discussing how things change but also how they stay the same in Life as we grow and evolve.


    Reflecting on the good and the bad times but overall what made us the men we are today. Question of the Day: Would you change anything about your life.


    Tune in and be a part of the discussion. Call in number is 347-857-4751 and Press 1 to talk to the Host
    No matter what the situation is...Let your voice be heard!
    ~RWCoolins~

  • 00:46

    The Tailgate Crew Show: Episode Ten

    in Football

    Jermaine Houston is bringing the heat from the pressbox with a newly innovative sports show all about the one thing he loves, SPORTS. Episode Ten will be discussing High School football and recruiting for high school and week 1 of the college football season. Tune In to listen to great commentary about football and more. Call in at 646.378.0298 press 1 to speak with the host or any special guest who may be on the air with him. Let's go tailgating with the crew!


    Special Guests


    Scott Smith


    Coach Tanner Glisson of Troup High School (GA)

  • 00:45

    O2 Breakthrough™*Power #Perfect10in10™ Training Minutes a Day

    in Health

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  • 00:43

    WKMX POSITIVE POWER MEETING

    in Entrepreneur

    Hosted By Kamal J. Pryor aka Kwiz (KwizMatix) Founder/CEO of Kwizmatix INK Social Media Professionals, Team KwizMatix (KMX), WKMX Kwizcast, KMX University and Think Kwiz Entertainment, KwizMatix Presents: WKMX POSITIVE POWER MEETING!


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    -HAVE YOU STARTED YOUR DAY IN A POSITIVE WAY??? (5 Daily Affirmations)


    -EARLY MORNING PRESS!!! (4 Keys To Success)


    -ENRICHMENT THOUGHT OF THE DAY (Enthusiatic Momentum)


    -CLOSURE