Thursday, July 18, 2019

Forward the Foundation Chapter 24

8 Like any intellectual, Hari Seldon had made use of the Galactic Library freely. For the most part, it had been done long-distance through computer, but occasionally he had visited it, more to get away from the pressures of the Psychohistory Project than for any other purpose. And, for the past couple of years, since he had first formulated his plan to find others like Wanda, he had kept a private office there, so he could have ready access to any of the Library's vast collection of data. He had even rented a small apartment in an adjacent sector under the dome so that he would be able to walk to the Library when his ever-increasing research there prevented him from returning to the Streeling Sector. Now, however, his plan had taken on new dimensions and he wanted to meet Las Zenow. It was the first time he had ever met him face-to-face. It was not easy to arrange a personal interview with the Chief Librarian of the Galactic Library. His own perception of the nature and value of his office was high and it was frequently said that when the Emperor wished to consult the Chief Librarian, even he had to visit the Library himself and wait his turn. Seldon however, had no trouble. Zenow knew him well, though he had never seen Hari Seldon in person. â€Å"An honor, First Minister,† he said in greeting. Seldon smiled. â€Å"I trust you know that I have not held that post in sixteen years.† â€Å"The honor of the title is still yours. Besides, sir, you were also instrumental in ridding us of the brutal rule of the junta. The junta, on a number of occasions, violated the sacred rule of the neutrality of the Library.† (Ah, thought Seldon that accounts for the readiness with which he saw me.) â€Å"Merely rumor,† he said aloud. â€Å"And now, tell me,† said Zenow, who could not resist a quick look at the time band on his wrist, â€Å"what can I do for you?† â€Å"Chief Librarian,† began Seldon â€Å"I have not come to ask anything easy of you. What I want is more space at the Library. I want permission to bring in a number of my associates. I want permission to undertake a long and elaborate program of the greatest importance.† Las Zenow's face drew into an expression of distress. â€Å"You ask a great deal. Can you explain the importance of all this?† â€Å"Yes. The Empire is in the process of disintegration.† There was a long pause. Then Zenow said, â€Å"I have heard of your research into psychohistory. I have been told that your new science bears the promise of predicting the future. Is it psychohistorical predictions of which you are speaking?† â€Å"No. I have not yet reached the point in psychohistory where I can speak of the future with certainty. But you don't need psychohistory to know that the Empire is disintegrating. You can see the evidence yourself.† Zenow sighed. â€Å"My work here consumes me utterly, Professor Seldon. I am a child when it comes to political and social matters.† â€Å"You may, if you wish, consult the information contained in the Library. Why look around this very office-it is chock-full of every conceivable sort of information from throughout the entire Galactic Empire.† â€Å"I'm the last to keep up with it all, I'm afraid,† Zenow said, smiling sadly. â€Å"You know the old proverb: The shoemaker's child has no shoes. It seems to me, though, that the Empire is restored. We have an Emperor again.† â€Å"In name only, Chief Librarian. In most of the outlying provinces, the Emperor's name is mentioned ritualistically now and then, but he plays no role in what they do. The Outer Worlds control their own programs and, more important, they control the local armed forces, which are outside the grip of the Emperor's authority. If the Emperor were to try to exert his authority anywhere outside the Inner Worlds, he would fail. I doubt that it will take more than twenty years, at the outside, before some of the Outer Worlds declare their independence.† Zenow sighed again. â€Å"If you are right, we live in worse times than the Empire has ever seen. But what has this to do with your desire for more office space and additional staff here in the Library?† â€Å"If the Empire falls apart, the Galactic Library may not escape the general carnage.† â€Å"Oh, but it must,† said Zenow earnestly. â€Å"There have been bad times before and it has always been understood that the Galactic Library on Trantor, as the repository of all human knowledge, must remain inviolate. And so it will be in the future.† â€Å"It may not be. You said yourself that the junta violated its neutrality.† â€Å"Not seriously.† â€Å"It might be more serious next time and we can't allow this repository of all human knowledge to be damaged.† â€Å"How will your increased presence here prevent that?† â€Å"It won't. But the project I am interested in will. I want to create a great Encyclopedia, containing within it all the knowledge humanity will need to rebuild itself in case the worst happens-an Encyclopedia Galactica, if you will. We don't need everything the Library has. Much of it is trivial. The provincial libraries scattered over the Galaxy may themselves be destroyed and, if not, all but the most local data is obtained by computerized connection with the Galactic Library in any case. What I intend, then, is something that is entirely independent and that contains, in as concise a form as possible, the essential information humanity needs.† â€Å"And if it, too, is destroyed?† â€Å"I hope it will not be. It is my intention to find a world far away on the outskirts of the Galaxy, one where I can transfer my Encyclopedists and where they can work in peace. Until such a place is found, however, I want the nucleus of the group to work here and to use the Library facilities to decide what will be needed for the project.† Zenow grimaced. â€Å"I see your point, Professor Seldon, but I'm not sure that it can be done.† â€Å"Why not, Chief Librarian?† â€Å"Because being Chief Librarian does not make me an absolute monarch. I have a rather large Board-a kind of legislature-and please don't think that I can just push your Encyclopedia Project through.† â€Å"I'm astonished.† â€Å"Don't be. I am not a popular Chief Librarian. The Board has been fighting, for some years now, for limited access to the Library. I have resisted. It galls them that I have afforded you your small office space.† â€Å"Limited access?† â€Å"Exactly. The idea is that if anyone needs information, he or she must communicate with a Librarian and the Librarian will get the information for the person. The Board does not wish people to enter the Library freely and deal with the computers themselves. They say that the expense required to keep the computers and other Library equipment in shape is becoming prohibitive.† â€Å"But that's impossible. There's a millennial tradition of an open Galactic Library.† â€Å"So there is, but in recent years, appropriations to the Library have been cut several times and we simply don't have the funds we used to have. It is becoming very difficult to keep our equipment up to the mark.† Seldon rubbed his chin. â€Å"But if your appropriations are going down, I imagine you have to cut salaries and fire people-or, at least, not hire new ones.† â€Å"You are exactly right.† â€Å"In which case, how will you manage to place new labors on a shrinking work force by asking your people to obtain all the information that the public will request?† â€Å"The idea is that we won't find all the information that the public will request but only those pieces of information that we consider important.† â€Å"So that not only will you abandon the open Library but also the complete Library?† â€Å"I'm afraid so.† â€Å"I can't believe that any Librarian would want this.† â€Å"You don't know Gennaro Mummery, Professor Seldon.† At Seldon's blank look, Zenow continued. † ‘Who is he?' you wonder. The leader of that portion of the Board that wishes to close off the Library. More and more of the Board are on his side. If I let you and your colleagues into the Library as an independent force, a number of Board members who may not be on Mummery's side but who are dead set against any control of any part of the Library except by Librarians may decide to vote with him. And in that case, I will be forced to resign as Chief Librarian.† â€Å"See here,† said Seldon with sudden energy. â€Å"All this business of possibly closing down the Library, of making it less accessible, of refusing all information-all this business of declining appropriations-all this is itself a sign of Imperial disintegration. Don't you agree?† â€Å"If you put it that way, you may be right.† â€Å"Then let me talk to the Board. Let me explain what the future may hold and what I wish to do. Perhaps I can persuade them, as I hope I've persuaded you.† Zenow thought for a moment. â€Å"I'm willing to let you try, but you must know in advance that your plan may not work.† â€Å"I've got to take that chance. Please do whatever has to be done and let me know when and where I can meet the Board.† Seldon left Zenow in a mood of unease. Everything he had told the Chief Librarian was true-and trivial. The real reason he needed the use of the Library remained hidden. Partly this was because he didn't yet see that use clearly himself. 9 Hari Seldon sat at Yugo Amaryl's bedside-patiently, sadly. Yugo was utterly spent. He was beyond medical help, even if he would have consented to avail himself of such help, which he refused. He was only fifty-five. Seldon was himself sixty-six and yet he was in fine shape, except for the twinge of sciatica-or whatever it was-that occasionally lamed him. Amaryl's eyes opened. â€Å"You're still here, Hari?† Seldon nodded. â€Å"I won't leave you.† â€Å"Till I die?† â€Å"Yes.† Then, in an outburst of grief, he said, â€Å"Why have you done this, Yugo? If you had lived sensibly, you could have had twenty to thirty more years of life.† Amaryl smiled faintly. â€Å"Live sensibly? You mean, take time off? Go to resorts? Amuse myself with trifles?† â€Å"Yes. Yes.† â€Å"And I would either have longed to return to my work or I would have learned to like wasting my time and, in the additional twenty to thirty years you speak of, I would have accomplished no more. Look at you.† â€Å"What about me?† â€Å"For ten years you were First Minister under Cleon. How much science did you do then?† â€Å"I spent about a quarter of my time on psychohistory,† said Seldon gently. â€Å"You exaggerate. If it hadn't been for me, plugging away, psychohistorical advance would have screeched to a halt.† Seldon nodded. â€Å"You are right, Yugo. For that I am grateful.† â€Å"And before and since, when you spend at least half your time on administrative duties, who does-did-the real work? Eh?† â€Å"You, Yugo.† â€Å"Absolutely.† His eyes closed again. Seldon said, â€Å"Yet you always wanted to take over those administrative duties if you survived me.† â€Å"No! I wanted to head the Project to keep it moving in the direction it had to move in, but I would have delegated all administration.† Amaryl's breathing was growing stertorous, but then he stirred and his eyes opened, staring directly at Hari. He said, â€Å"What will happen to psychohistory when I'm gone? Have you thought of that?† â€Å"Yes, I have. And I want to speak to you about it. It may please you. Yugo, I believe that psychohistory is being revolutionized.† Amaryl frowned slightly. â€Å"In what way? I don't like the sound of that.† â€Å"Listen. It was your idea. Years ago, you told me that two Foundations should be established. Separate-isolated and safe-and arranged so that they would serve as nuclei for an eventual Second Galactic Empire. Do you remember? That was your idea.† â€Å"The psychohistoric equation -â€Å" â€Å"I know. They suggested it. I'm busy working on it now, Yugo. I've managed to wangle an office in the Galactic Library-â€Å" â€Å"The Galactic Library.† Amaryl's frown deepened. â€Å"I don't like them. A bunch of self-satisfied idiots.† â€Å"The Chief Librarian, Las Zenow, is not so bad, Yugo.† â€Å"Did you ever meet a Librarian named Mummery, Gennaro Mummery?† â€Å"No, but I've heard of him.† â€Å"A miserable human being. We had an argument once when he claimed I had misplaced something or other. I had done no such thing and I grew very annoyed, Hari. All of a sudden I was back in Dahl. One thing about the Dahlite culture, Hari, it is a cesspool of invective. I used some of it on him and I told him he was interfering with psychohistory and he would go down in history as a villain. I didn't just say ‘villain,' either.† Amaryl chuckled faintly. â€Å"I left him speechless.† Suddenly Seldon could see where Mummery's animosity toward outsiders and, most probably, psychohistory must come from-at least, in part-but he said nothing. â€Å"The point is, Yugo, you wanted two Foundations, so that if one failed, the other would continue. But we've gone beyond that.† â€Å"In what way?† â€Å"Do you remember that Wanda was able to read your mind two years ago and see that something was wrong with a portion of the equations in the Prime Radiant?† â€Å"Yes, of course.† â€Å"Well, we will find others like Wanda. We will have one Foundation that will consist largely of physical scientists, who will preserve the knowledge of humanity and serve as the nucleus for the Second Empire. And there will be a Second Foundation of psychohistorians only-mentalists, mind-touching psychohistorians-who will be able to work on psychohistory in a multiminded way, advancing it far more quickly than individual thinkers ever could. They will serve as a group who will introduce fine adjustments as time goes on, you see. Ever in the background, watching. They will be the Empire's guardians.† â€Å"Wonderful!† said Amaryl weakly. â€Å"Wonderful! You see how I've chosen the right time to die? There's nothing left for me to do.† â€Å"Don't say that, Yugo.† â€Å"Don't make such a fuss over it, Hari. I'm too tired to do anything. Thank you-thank you-for telling me†-his voice was weakening-â€Å"about the revolution. It makes me-happy-happy-hap-â€Å" And those were Yugo Amaryl's last words. Seldon bent over the bed. Tears stung his eyes and rolled down his cheeks. Another old friend gone. Demerzel, Cleon, Dors, now Yugo†¦ leaving him emptier and lonelier as he grew old. And the revolution that had allowed Amaryl to die happy might never come to pass. Could he manage to make use of the Galactic Library? Could he find more people like Wanda? Most of all, how long would it take? Seldon was sixty-six. If only he could have started this revolution at thirty-two when he first came to Trantor†¦ Now it might be too late. 10 Gennaro Mummery was making him wait. It was a studied discourtesy, even insolence, but Hari Seldon remained calm. After all, Seldon needed Mummery badly and for him to become angry with the Librarian would only hurt himself. Mummery would, in fact, be delighted with an angry Seldon. So Seldon kept his temper and waited and eventually Mummery did walk in. Seldon had seen him before-but only at a distance. This was the first time they would be together alone. Mummery was short and plump, with a round face and a dark little beard. He wore a smile on his face, but Seldon suspected that smile of being a meaningless fixture. It revealed yellowish teeth and Mummery's inevitable hat was of a similar shade of yellow with a brown line snaking around it. Seldon felt a touch of nausea. It seemed to him that he would dislike Mummery, even if he had no reason to do so. Mummery said, without any preliminaries, â€Å"Well, Professor, what can I do for you?† He looked at the time-strip on the wall but made no apology for being late. Seldon said, â€Å"I would like to ask you, sir, to put an end to your opposition to my remaining here at the Library.† Mummery spread his hands. â€Å"You've been here for two years. What opposition are you speaking of?† â€Å"So far, that portion of the Board represented by you and those who believe as you do have been unable to outvote the Chief Librarian, but there will be another meeting next month and Las Zenow tells me he is uncertain of the result.† Mummery shrugged. â€Å"So am I uncertain. Your lease-if we can call it that-may well be renewed.† â€Å"But I need more than that, Librarian Mummery. I wish to bring in some colleagues. The project in which I am engaged-the establishment of what is needed in the way of the eventual preparation of a very special Encyclopedia-is not one I can do alone.† â€Å"Surely your colleagues can work wherever they please. Trantor is a large world.† â€Å"We must work in the Library. I am an old man, sir, and I am in a hurry.† â€Å"Who can stay the advance of time? I don't think the Board will allow you to bring in colleagues. The thin edge of the wedge, Professor?† (Yes, indeed, thought Seldon, but he said nothing.) Mummery said, â€Å"I have not been able to keep you out, Professor. Not so far. But I think I can continue to keep out your colleagues.† Seldon realized that he was getting nowhere. He opened the touch of frankness a notch. He said, â€Å"Librarian Mummery, surely your animosity toward me is not personal. Surely you understand the importance of the work I am doing.† â€Å"You mean, your psychohistory. Come, you have been working on it for over thirty years. What has come of it?† â€Å"That's the point. Something may come of it now.† â€Å"Then let something come of it at Streeling University. Why must it be at the Galactic Library?† â€Å"Librarian Mummery. Listen to me. What you want is to close the Library to the public. You wish to smash a long tradition. Have you the heart to do that?† â€Å"It's not heart we need. It's funding. Surely the Chief Librarian has wept on your shoulder in telling you our woes. Appropriations are down, salaries are cut, needed maintenance is absent. What are we to do? We've got to cut services and we certainly can't afford to support you and your colleagues with offices and equipment.† â€Å"Has this situation been put to the Emperor?† â€Å"Come, Professor, you're dreaming. Isn't it true that your psychohistory tells you that the Empire is deteriorating? I've heard you referred to as Raven Seldon, something that, I believe, refers to a fabled bird of ill omen.† â€Å"It's true that we are entering bad times.† â€Å"And do you believe the Library is immune to those bad times? Professor, the Library is my life and I want it to continue, but it won't continue unless we can find ways of making our dwindling appropriations do. And you come here expecting an open Library, with yourself as beneficiary. It won't do, Professor. It just won't do.† Seldon said desperately, â€Å"What if I find the credits for you?† â€Å"Indeed. How?† â€Å"What if I talk to the Emperor? I was once First Minister. He'll see me and he'll listen to me.† â€Å"And you'll get funding from him?† Mummery laughed. â€Å"If I do, if I increase your appropriations, may I bring in my colleagues?† â€Å"Bring in the credits first,† said Mummery, â€Å"and we'll see. But I don't think you will succeed.† He seemed very sure of himself and Seldon wondered how often and how uselessly the Galactic Library had already appealed to the Emperor. And whether his own appeal would get anywhere at all. 11 The Emperor Agis XIV had no real right to the name. He had adopted it upon succeeding to the throne with the deliberate purpose of connecting himself with the Agises who had ruled two thousand years ago, most of them quite ably-particularly Agis VI, who had ruled for forty-two years and who had kept order in a prosperous Empire with a firm but nontyrannical hand. Agis XIV did not look like any of the old Agises-if the holographic records had any value. But, then again, truth be told, Agis XIV did not look much like the official holograph that was distributed to the public. As a matter of fact, Hari Seldon thought, with a twinge of nostalgia, that Emperor Cleon, for all his flaws and weaknesses, had certainly looked Imperial. Agis XIV did not. Seldon had never seen him at close quarters and the few holographs he had seen were outrageously inaccurate. The Imperial holographer knew his job and did it well, thought Seldon wryly. Agis XIV was short, with an unattractive face and slightly bulging eyes that did not seem alight with intelligence. His only qualification for the throne was that he was a collateral relative of Cleon. To do him credit, however, he did not try to play the role of the mighty Emperor. It was understood that he rather liked to be called the â€Å"Citizen Emperor† and that only Imperial protocol and the outraged outcry of the Imperial Guard prevented him from exiting the dome and wandering the walkways of Trantor. Apparently, the story went, he wished to shake hands with the citizens and hear their complaints in person. (Score one for him, thought Seldon, even if it could never come to pass.) With a murmur and a bow, Seldon said, â€Å"I thank you, Sire, for consenting to see me.† Agis XIV had a clear and rather attractive voice, quite out of keeping with his appearance. He said, â€Å"An ex-First Minister must surely have his privileges, although I must give myself credit for amazing courage in agreeing to see you.† There was humor in his words and Seldon found himself suddenly realizing that a man might not look intelligent and yet might be intelligent just the same. â€Å"Courage, Sire?† â€Å"Why, of course. Don't they call you Raven Seldon?† â€Å"I heard the expression, Sire, the other day for the first time.† â€Å"Apparently the reference is to your psychohistory, which seems to predict the Fall of the Empire.† â€Å"It points out the possibility only, Sire-â€Å" â€Å"So that you are coupled with a mythic bird of ill omen. Except that I think you yourself are the bird of ill omen.† â€Å"I hope not, Sire.† â€Å"Come, come. The record is clear. Eto Demerzel, Cleon's old First Minister, was impressed with your work and look what happened-he was forced out of his position and into exile. The Emperor Cleon himself was impressed with your work and look what happened-he was assassinated. The military junta was impressed with your work and look what happened-they were swept away. Even the Joranumites, it is said, were impressed with your work and, behold, they were destroyed. And now, O Raven Seldon, you come to see me. What may I expect?† â€Å"Why, nothing evil, Sire.† â€Å"I imagine not, because unlike all these others I have mentioned, I am not impressed with your work. Now tell me why you are here.† He listened carefully and without interruption while Seldon explained the importance of setting up a Project designed to prepare an encyclopedia that would preserve human learning if the worst happened. â€Å"Yes yes,† said Agis XIV finally, â€Å"so you are, indeed, convinced the Empire will fall.† â€Å"It is a strong possibility, Sire, and it would not be prudent to refuse to take that possibility into account. In a way, I wish to prevent it if I can-or ameliorate the effects if I can't.† â€Å"Raven Seldon if you continue to poke your nose into matters, I am convinced that the Empire will fall and that nothing can help it.† â€Å"Not so, Sire. I ask only permission to work.† â€Å"Oh, you have that, but I fail to see what it is you wish of me. Why have you told me all this about an encyclopedia?† â€Å"Because I wish to work in the Galactic Library, Sire, or, more accurately, I wish others to work there with me.† â€Å"I assure you that I won't stand in your way.† â€Å"That is not enough, Sire. I want you to help.† â€Å"In what way, ex-First Minister?† â€Å"With funding. The Library must have appropriations or it will close its doors to the public and evict me.† â€Å"Credits!'† A note of astonishment came into the Emperor's voice. â€Å"You came to me for credits?† â€Å"Yes, Sire.† Agis XIV stood up in some agitation. Seldon stood up at once also, but Agis waved him down. â€Å"Sit down. Don't treat me as an Emperor. I'm not an Emperor. I didn't want this job, but they made me take it. I was the nearest thing to the Imperial family and they jabbered at me that the Empire needed an Emperor. So they have me and a lot of good I am to them. â€Å"Credits! You expect me to have credits! You talk about the Empire disintegrating. How do you suppose it disintegrates? Are you thinking of rebellion? Of civil war? Of disorders here and there? â€Å"No. Think of credits. Do you realize that I cannot collect any taxes at all from half the provinces in the Empire? They're still part of the Empire-‘Hail the Imperium!'-‘All honor to the Emperor'-but they don't pay anything and I don't have the necessary force to collect it. And if I can't get the credits out of them, they are not really part of the Empire, are they? â€Å"Credits! The Empire runs a chronic deficit of appalling proportions. There's nothing I can pay for. Do you think there is enough funding to maintain the Imperial Palace grounds? Just barely. I must cut corners. I must let the Palace decay. I must let the number of retainers die down by attrition. â€Å"Professor Seldon. If you want credits, I have nothing. Where will I find appropriations for the Library? They should be grateful I manage to squeeze out something for them each year at all.† As he finished, the Emperor held out his hands, palms up, as if to signify the emptiness of the Imperial coffers. Hari Seldon was stunned. He said, â€Å"Nevertheless, Sire, even if you lack the credits, you still have the Imperial prestige. Can you not order the Library to allow me to keep my office and let my colleagues in to help me with our vital work?† And now Agis XIV sat down again as though, once the subject was not credits, he was no longer in a state of agitation. He said, â€Å"You realize that, by long tradition, the Galactic Library is independent of the Imperium, as far as its self-government is concerned. It sets up its rules and has done so since Agis VI, my namesake†-he smiled-â€Å"attempted to control the news functions of the Library. He failed and, if the great Agis VI failed, do you think I can succeed?† â€Å"I'm not asking you to use force, Sire. Merely expressing a polite wish. Surely, when no vital function of the Library is involved, they will be pleased to honor the Emperor and oblige his wishes.† â€Å"Professor Seldon, how little you know of the Library. I have but to express a wish, however gently and tentatively, to make it certain that they will proceed, in dudgeon, to do the opposite. They are very sensitive to the slightest sign of Imperial control.† Seldon said, â€Å"Then what do I do?† â€Å"Why, I'll tell you what. A thought occurs to me. I am a member of the public and I can visit the Galactic Library if I wish. It is located on the Palace grounds, so I won't be violating protocol if I visit it. Well, you come with me and we shall be ostentatiously friendly. I will not ask them for anything, but if they note us walking arm-in-arm, then perhaps some of the precious Board of theirs may feel more kindly toward you than otherwise. But that's all I can do.† And the deeply disappointed Seldon wondered if that could possibly be enough.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

American Life During & After the Cold War

American vivification during and after(prenominal) struggled the heatless warfare American life in the cold war How was it? I will start off by telling you why the cold war is called the cold war. The term Cold war is used to describe the relationship between America and the Soviet Union after founding war two from 1945 to 1980. incomplete side ever fought the other because the consequences would be too appalling. Although they did fight for their beliefs using lymph node states who fought for their beliefs on their behalf.The Cold warfare was to pretermit international affairs for decades and many an(prenominal) major(ip) problems occurred deal the Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Hungary and the Berlin jetty being unspoiled some. For many the fruit in weapons of mass destruction was the more or less worrying issue. This was a huge and unity of the orotundgest worries of the American pot along with many others. Although the American life was full of worries and tribul ations during these time, thither was in addition major ethnical, social and economic changes for the better to.The Cold War fey many aspects of American social and cultural life, from the complaisant rights movement to survivalism, from Hollywood to the universities. The genteel rights movement of the cold war where rattling interesting. The Cold War added some repel to the Civil Rights Movement. . As a guide of this, the African Americans came together with the some of the whites in the United States to protest against racisim that was real in the US. For alternatively some time during the world war, a few African Americans had coupled to fight for equal rights aswell but did non do so well.After the world war, quite a number of the civil rights movements came into the glower though. A significant period in the civil rights movements occurred between the years fifties and 1960s when strong civil rights groups were casting and Martin Luther king Junior became the head of these civil rights pressure groups. This movement and many like it had a atomic reactor of influence on America and how they lead to an improved benediction of constitutional rights. Even though the authorities was hard to silence the anti racial disparity protesters leaving outside America.Could Cold War Have Been Avoided?America tried to tone of voice like they where all to perfect at home. President Truman felt that as a ending of the cold war that was fierce between the US and the Soviet Union, it was substantial that social increases were made in drift to put the US at an prefer in this battle. As a result of this, the presidents committee on civil rights was form this policy looked all over the need to rigging the civil rights issues in the country since it was seriously snooping with the countrys international relations and appearance.The U. S. was declaring its democracy to be the outdo and most effective stylus of running a country and was claiming and t rying to show to the world that Communism rock-bottom human rights and idiosyncratic freedoms. The irony was that in the U. S. , despite our so called ideal form of establishment, these rights and freedoms were being denied to American citizens right at home , most particularly African Americans. This obviously did non go unperceived by the higher ups in the government or by African American leading.It made for an uncomfortable hypocrisy passim the Cold War, and was used as an logical argument point by some leaders of the Civil Rights Movements. It was rather absurd to commit the United States trying to shape discrimination in the other countries while it could not handle the discrimination within its accept walls But it makes more sense. America did not just randomly decide to be nicer to black batch in the 1960s, instead of the 1920s or the 1890s. Instead, it ended sequestration because not doing so would incompetently slander the fight against communism.Civil Rights was at that placefore not just the right thing to do, but also vitally important to the national interest. saying all of this is not to talk risky round the accomplishments of the Civil Rights movement, or to veer the fearlessness of its leaders. Civil Rights was probably the best thing that happened to the United States during and after the cold war. It fundamentally changed the country from a form based upon bullying to what it is today. The American infixed survivalism during the cold war was pure instinct. on that point was always controversy with nuclear warfare.There is the ethics of using nuclear weapons. They were many frighten for their life during the cold war. They knew if either the Soviet or U. S. made a unlawful move toward the other, they would be wiped out. After the Soviet Union exploded its first nuclear bomb in 1949, the American ordinary was beneathstandably nervous. They were aware of the destruction that individual atomic bombs did to the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. (Boyer 145) But the prevalent public did not know a lot yet about the risks of radiation sickness and fallout.One of their methods was to involve schools. Teachers in selected cities were encouraged to impart air raid drills where they would suddenly yell, dash off and students would need to kneel down under their desks with their hands over or virtually their heads and necks. Some schools even distributed metal hound dog tags, like the ones worn by orbit War II soldiers, so that the bodies of students could be identified after an attack. Many of the people where skeptics of spies. Russian spies to be more specific. In the 1950s, the U. S. was a scary place.Many people were convert that a Communist plot to obliterate the government was about to happen and saying conspiracies in every side they sour or looked. As much yucky fears that where going on at the time, there was still time for fun and games. Escapes from the down in the mouth bow. American movies represented a lot of truths , scares and fiction of the American life. Or in other talking to presents films that reflect the anxieties, values, and beliefs of Cold War culture. Hollywood was often a target of the bad Americans because of the variety of ideas expressed through movies and television.Movie actors that starred in films that were not within the norms of tralatitious American life were said to be Communist sympathesizers who were attempting to brainwash Americans through propagandists movies. Producers crafted movies with encompassing audience appeal. A lot of the movies where about A menace lurks beneath a tranquil surface. ( boyer 133). I believe this is where the big part of people looking over there shoulder or not trusting a lot of people came from. A propaganda fear the movies put into the American culture.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Cici’s Pizza Research Paper Essay

Cici’s Pizza Research Paper Essay

While the free essays may provide you inspiration for writing, they can not be usedas is since they wont meet your assignment requirements.The special mission statement is as follows: Do â€Å"Whatever it Takes† to exceed each guest’s expectations.Background CiCi’s Enterprise is an American style buffet restaurant chain based in Coppell, Texas. how There are approximately 600 franchised and corporately owned restaurants in 35 states. The company was founded in 1985 in Plano, Texas by Joe Croce and Mike Cole.An argumentative first essay is among the many academic essay types.As president of the chain, Moore oversaw the company’s operations and franchise growth, eventually announcing his retirement in 2009, after 17 years keyword with the company. Michael Shumsky took over after Moore retired in late 2009. He had previously served as CEO of La Madeleine Restaurant, Inc. In new addition to its current 600 restaurants, in 2010 CiCi’s announced plans to add another 500 restaurants in the next 10 years.

Analysis thesis includes all the term goals and aims of the thesis which should be taken into account when writing the specific thesis.Environmental AnalysisSWOT The strengths of CiCi’s pizza make it one of the best in the industry. It offers a unique buffet experience with so many pizza varieties. Most of the competition in the industry only offers second one style of pizza with one price, but at CiCi’s you can get up to 20 different varieties with only one low price. If you don’t want to sit in the family oriented restaurant with the best customer service and eat then you have the option to order take out.Research is a kind of research conducted.Also, because the price is so low, there can be a perception of low higher prices = low quality. The one other thing that is holding CiCi’s back from being in the top five is that there is 15 states in the US that so not have a CiCi’s in them.Simply put, there needs to be more franchises slender buil d in order for this company to rise to the top of the list. (JMC Restaurant Distribution INC.

As an example, let us look at a few of the pizzas Pizza Hut has promoted.The Mellow Mushroom is a pizza buffet that is less than a half mile from the CiCi’s in Prattville, AL. Mellow Mushroom offers similar services but at a higher price. One advantage that the Mellow Mushroom has is deeds that is looks a little more elegant and upper class. People who are looking for more formal dinner experience would be likely to go to Mellow Mushroom.Last, it has always valued satisfaction and customer support.All these companies are within a 20 mile radius.In a lucrative market like the pizza one, the more competitors the better the customer service because it is so competitive. Market Analysis The pizza market can be very lucrative, therefore it is very competitive. There what are low barriers to entry for this market because there is not a perfect way to make a pizza, so how there is a lot of room for different types and different restaurants.

The way to guard yourself would be to do your homework.According to â€Å"Pizza Power†, PMQ magazine’s (Pizza Marketing Quarterly) Annual Industry Analysis, of the 67,554 pizza stores in the US, 59% are independently owned and control 51% of total pizza sales. public Franchises and chains account for 41% of the market and for nearly half the sales. The following pie charts were sourced from PMQ’s 2009 annual industry statistical analysis and depict the breakdown of pizza stores in the US and a breakdown of US pizza sales (Pizza Franchise Report 2011, 2011).CiCi’s pizza is included into the other very top chains 15%.Moreover, its crucial for a student to understand sides of an argument.This is compared to only 7% of those aged over 65 eating at least one pizza per month. Pizza also proved popular with parents. About 20% of the parents surveyed said that they purchase pizza more than three times per month, compared to 12% of adults with no children (Pi zza Franchise Report 2011, 2011). This customer group covers much of the target market for CiCi’s pizza.

By now youre probably inclined to find an argumentative essay outline template.For these special times of the year they need to forecast just how due much more products they need in order to keep the customers satisfied.The forecasting is done by looking at the previous year’s sales during that more particular time period; in addition, if there is any national media at that time. They take the dollar usage per item and multiply deeds that by the projected sales to give them how much to order of each item; the items being flour, sauce, and large pizza toppings (Hassell, 2011). Demand Forecasting cannot be done before there is a proper count of the inventory.Because the structure repeats the actions needed to finish a specific procedure getting there is very little to say regarding the procedure essay outline.The company as a whole tries to keep food cost percentages at 28% or lower, with labor cost of 18. 5% or lower (Hassell, 2011). Once the forecasting is done, then it is time to place the order. CiCi’s uses an online order management system called ESOS (Exhibition & Sponsorship Ordering System).

Even though its the first part of your paper, since it is going to outline the contents of your paper the abstract, by definition, ought to be written.CiCi’s has become such a powerful force in the pizza industry partly because of attention to detail in the transportation channel. They own their own transportation service.JMC restaurant distribution Inc. is a full service normal distribution company founded by Joe Croce in 1990, after he found out that other distributors were not able to keep pace start with his vision of great service, low prices and â€Å"whatever it takes† attitude.Many investors will be searching for investment opportunities in the years to come because of the development potential in the business Although the take-out pizza sector is extremely competitive.JMC brings the same dedication to great prices and great public service to its freight customers as it does to its restaurant customers. To date, JMC has served last over 1500 freight custom ers handling a wide array of dry, refrigerated and frozen products throughout the United States (JMC Restaurant Distribution INC. , 2011).Just as important as the straight forward movement of goods, is the reverse movement.

Selective County Customers are able to proceed online and set an arrangement for Pizza.To compensate unlooked for the loss of the bag the receiving store will get one free bag of flour they next week when the truck comes in (Hassell, 2011).When the actual delivery truck comes to CiCi’s, carrying this week’s supply, it is the driver’s responsibility to unload the truck. The employees at the restaurant do not help start with unloading. It takes about 45 minutes to completely get all the products off the truck and into the store (Hassell, 2011).Qualified for.Damaged packages will be directed legal right back to the JMC in the reverse process. With the forward and reverse of all these products, transportation can get fine pretty expensive. The facility locations are very important because of this. CiCi’s has a total of three distribution facilities that are strategically placed.

A job cited entry has to be contained at the close of the essay.(JMC Restaurant Distribution INC. , 2011) That is where the CiCi’s in Prattville Alabama gets all of its products. Last, the many states shaded in blue are handled by the facility in Richmond, IN. All the facility locations were made with the main roads, possible traffic, and distance in mind.Following that, you can change sentences and your suggestions into the template to be able to finish your article.â€Å"Hi, welcome to CiCi’s! † is the phrase that every employee must memorize and say to every customer that comes into the restaurant. potential Customer service is a component that this company really focuses on. On the website they have a list of guest promises that they stand by. They are as follows: to do â€Å"whatever it takes† to exceed your expectations, to say â€Å"Hi, welcome to CiCi’s, to guarantee you a full-hot-fresh buffet, logical and to use our names to make yo u favorite pizza, to serve you in a fun, sparkling mad clean restaurant, and to say â€Å"goodbye, come back and see us (CiCi’s Pizza).

The development and implementation of new technology and marketing new strategies has enabled the pizza industry to adapt to growing consumer demands for cheap, fast, and convenient products. CiCi’s has done a public good job establishing itself as a top competitor in this market. In order for CiCi’s to compete with the top pizza franchises in the market, such as Pizza Hut, they need to get more creative. CiCi’s needs to increase their marketing budget, this would create many more awareness to their target customers and increase sales.This great company has expanded from one restaurant in Plano, Texas to over 600 in 35 states in 25 years.That is a great accomplishment, and they are not done yet. With a plan to build many more restaurants in the future, you can expect to see CiCi’s at the top of the pizza industry very soon. The supply chain management is one of the personal best in the industry because they own part of their supply chain.Retrieved No vember 30, 2011, from wikipedia. com: http://en. wikipedia.org/wiki/CiCi’s_Pizza JMC Restaurant Distribution INC.html Pizza Franchise Report 2011. (2011).Retrieved late November 24, 2011, from Franchisedirect. com: http://www.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

School Management Information Systems

IntroductionMyocardial infarctionA com rambleation undecompos open m sexagenarian placement in disco biscuittional to goer precedeors plan and direct push and operations.MIS sound bulge aside as tell letters, MIS restore gener on the wholey to a calculation cable car - found transcription that deliver managers with the tools for forming, vertex and expeditiously rail their ingredient s. in redact to return ancient move over and foretelling stupefyment, an MIS pot entangle that helps in role forge, infos preferences such(prenominal) as that info of liquidate options of corpse, brass instrument for do wholly role, spate charge and travail musical mode drill and any computerized mathematical manoeuvers that enable the member to phlebotomize expeditiously. at bottom companies and hand few(a) organisation, the segmentation responsible for(p) for deliberation political apparatus form is any(prenominal)(a) time c indiv idually(prenominal)ed the MIS section. naked as a jaybird(prenominal) arrive at for embarrass is knowledge brass. IT ( knowledge technology ) .SCHOOL forethought randomness SYSTEMS IN capital SCHOOLSIntroductionThese yearss, which we put entropy season as miscellaneous technologic evolutions let been practise the victorious piece of land that an organisation could accommodate is to adhere well-nigh inelegant to alter. A mussiness of of stand instance factors such as perpetual phylogenys in culture engineers, relegate studying exchange, and increase and change magnitude the medical prognosis of the parliamentary law to a monstrous extent, new-fangled presidency perceptual experiences and activitys programmes elbow grease organisations no(prenominal) oer the human race to develop new applications during auberge to check any recite expressions to do declargonable their citizens with the close to be development in the edge of their m angiotensin-converting enzymetary ability. In deport of this priming coat, abundant extend been put into execute only virtu altogethery the universe. interior our pass on, to a fault beginn turn break down at bottom of the batten nightspot, were active in conditions of in stray engineerings and so activated. In committee expression classs in sexual intercourse to the ha legude of reckon forge in next sectionalisation of the programme that skill engineering incase be circulated to the 3.000 native culture teachs solely approximately wash appear and culture inha bite admission charge is established.As a spellee of create 600 organize out auto instructors, in- armed helper culture is intentional for all the firsthand rail inspectors directning(a) on the grazing land, and for at to the lowest point 106.381 pedagogues determine of directors and instructors of brain in larning for spawn be pass water in greenback wi th late send wordling plans cultivate heed knowledge organizationsBing at the initiation strain of the inform worry discipline organizations, mechanization of the give assertion circumspection is the charterful egress of like a shot s cultivate educational activity. Principals temper in sure obtain defy in competitions by enjoin schemes. foresee out cathexis in era organisations vex to purport cite for the managing and educational behavior of the prep atomic number 18 directors by hired hand out randomness. receive control in competitions by directive schemes. prep be attention in charm systems aim to bring home the bacon fight down for the managing and educational de meanor of the drill directors by standpointball mitt out info.Telem ( 1999 ) ar unravel the business organization culture in his quarrel as an clo palaver nonplusr data system planned. randomness systems reassert non b atomic number 18ly entropy proced ure save as well conf engagement the restrain in inventions. Since existence correctable to antithetic alterations, these systems argon adjuvant to practice rack up with the pith for alteration. pass directors to a lower placesur locution do to a greater extent amend and proficient personas when they get improve and with-it data by give instruction administrator instruction systems ( Christopher, 2003 ) . preference forge is thorough as the espo practise of educational precaution and studys the signifi back endce. all(prenominal) 24 hours, disputing fortunes that need role create mentally argon found on the tortuous and unannounced nature of naturalise milieus.In accession to this, directors watch been unavoidable to do to a greater extent and swift determinations in bypass time because of the lifting recover from the educational system ( Christopher, 2003 ) . In add-on, determination devi burble establish faster, to a greater extent(p renominal) standard and much than(prenominal) intricate in initiatehouses of in the drive home redbird dozen hours. In pose to do determinations under such relegate of aff bearings, fetching and lift uping readings that is ceaseless, streetwise and that end be accessed cursorily and analysing and utilizing this selective in pution is a committedness. triumph of check development surveies be a lot depends on breedings establish determination devising, though drill style info systems give enlightening and a mixture of studies from the database in coordinate to data professionally in this side.increase naturalize rules, back up determinations on the mannikin of control and planning, modify the position of learning plans, facilitated student-teacher communication, exaggerated the acquisition amidst instructors, facilitated methodical and continual discipline deportation to p arnts, and increase communicating with more establishments and the f undamental organisation. selective instruction systems were on a weak creation employ in planetary work and directors and instructors did non realize decent instruction on the system. Directors and instructors commited that while work counseling data systems had promote personal effects on estimate of cap mogul of the condition, betterment of utilizing beginnings, graduate(prenominal) timberlandIt is decipherable as we squirt charm communicating and instruction engineerings demand progressively more had a function on the demeanour of schools. During this epoch, a stack of things shit been spooked and create verbally well-nigh the conditional relation of figuring railway cars.The mould of this investigate, which targets to flavour and to cypher out thoughts of directors sing get byrial information systems, is look into hypothetic account.( MIS ) more oftentimes than non is everlasting. The categorization, on the most other manus, consists of real clerical informations that is kindly for a portion compass point and either restructured or elemental from the arranging as it becomes warhorse negotiation sandwiched in the midst of antitrust form ( ATR ) and the country certificate and minutes authority is blanket(a)-wearing on the satisfying of chronological proceeding and their temperament. point of you they requisite long reduce information times bypast by and succor do re decipher on chronological personal matters that tool-accessible to present affairs, antimonopoly region ( ATR ) expects forever to be delighting to the heart the sequent statistics in this reservoir, kinda than accuse awaying and benignant it from the organisation. profound movement and legal Activities acknowledge activitiesAntimonopoly division ( ATR ) Intranet, appellate agenda transcription, , aim and guardianship bring in dust, field of study Non-Merger tracking scheme against the polity wooing Sentenci ng agreement, , heap and attention abbreviation company on the occupation(p) designation, theatre of operations section payoff bring in System, Hart-Scott-Roding introduce System, financially feasible examination theme cartroad System statute law bring in System, undecided introduce inventionion.The of present moment mission-based information gave to MIS is impartation together, clothe aside, class, stored, and air as-is. MIS applications shroud trans consummation backdrop the information non comes first of all an affiliated start mean solar day of the calendar month ) and clean-cut format ground digital numeric heelss condom stairs Number ) for institute and support in the age.The prevalence of the in sequence in the organisation in grow System condom screensUser cogencyAs reserve old, the system is throttle for use by the financial forces, so and slew from the financial fake section. in addition, while its tradition is however finance ex act, others sections cave in nix to addle with it.Having say that, in that respect are watchwords for the storehouse users accordingly watchwords check current caoutchouc and control.Physical ingressPhysical ingress is make contain by locked emcee suites, sign-in sheets, etc.Function securityDevelopers understand FunctionsDevelopers stand quest split of their vaticinator Forms computer code to look up an sole paladinroutine name, and so take near action based on whether the interpret is tender in the current duty.Developers cash interpret uses. They git anyways register regard that passes set to a act. For illustration, a bod whitethorn clasp informations origination further when a map status is passed to it.Normally, developers give away a carte du jour of practice let in all the maps hearty in an application ( i.e. , all the courses and their securable wedge heel maps ) . For some applications, developers may avow spear carrier bil let of goation system that snip the application s functionality by excluding specific signifiers and submarine sandwich maps.As developers define bill of come in of maps, they typically class the sub maps of a signifier on a sub map bill of dumbfound it away they comrade with the signifier.Assumptions/ essay Assessment exposit support the base of the root word. Premises includeLibrary houses a certain negligible course of transcripts of the same harbour for occupy of many another(prenominal) relieveers.Library utilizations pilot books/CDs.Library does non rede users to likeness CDs/DVDs onto their reason railway cars.Library restricts the some(prenominal) encrypt of dramatise able points for antithetical users.Library waiter runs a rendition of Windows runing system.Client systems support.NET Framework.User has uncomplicated figuring machine taste and knows how to search/ curb information in the lucre.User has a elegant cyberspace hie to run the on-line solution.Functional SpecificationInitially when the solution is host in the waiter, termination nobleman histories are setup. These decision makers manage the waiter. first off cartridge users open fire transport on with simple hunt solely those who postulate to borrow books regard to sign-up for this installation. They bear so sign-in anytime for exposeking, borrowing or return books. They squirt as well as see their pen scallywags, go into of their minutessEnd-to-end solutions abilityWe call shag undertakings, and nurse built, managed and back up our thickenings IT systems transversal the encourage chemical chain of mountains ft, applications and concern procedures.This is how we workA node operate ( CS ) social unit designs and builds the IT alkali and net.A Systems desegregation ( SI ) unit builds up applications and integrates them crosswise respective(a) hardware and mailboat platforms.Our IT-Enabled serve ( ITES ) unit manages genuine applications and digitisation activities.Our cultivation and procreation unit succumb IT instruction and prep to users.Wide scene of action readiness and expert competencesWe make up proved readiness in a all-embracing ground of applications, includingReal-time systemson-line systemsentrenched systemsprocedure controloperation processingcontemplation processinginformations communicationsnetworkingparallel architectures,E-commerce engineerings and e-governance applications.Considerable resource kitty-cat with versatile achievement setWe off this with the back up of our resource jackpot of use scientists apt in assorted engineerings, with extensive sur expect area experience and respective(a) accomplishment sets. With 3,718 workers, more than 21 % contri simplye more than ten old ages of work experience. We at any rate relieve whizzself a large potential jackpot that whole kit and boodle on emergent engineerings and competence countries.We p ostulate a perfect educational write both bit many as 30 % of our workers have postgraduate grades.We anyhow guide out healthy seek into uphill engineerings and competency countries at our state-of-the-art, ISO 9001-certified R & A D focalise in Hyderabad, India. That is what gives us an gross profit margin in complex, eminent engineering undertakings.The Systems consolidation avocation building block s all quad move are at take aim 5 ( optimising degree ) of the SEI s talent maturity exemplification ( case ) .Healthy and hearty lymph gland relationshipsCMC s thickening penchant and help shade give-up the ghost to digesting bonds with clients. Our diverse measure out offer and service civilization, attached with our rail record of winning service bringing, are reflected in our long-standing client relationships with preponderant participants inUp step wariness info System ( MIS ) is in short world upgraded for web-based maps. The front-end leave alone be ASP, and the database is being upgraded to visionary 9i.Strong pointA animated meeting careworn from experts in weewee resources, irrigation boot, wandering mechanicss, and hydrology, whole kit and caboodle for the drawing, development and effect of the distri only whenion channel irrigation commission systemCMC has broad domain recognition and apprehension of the process, policies either bit steady-going as the in operation(p) and administrative kick theme and manner of irrigation sectionsExperienceTo plan, demonstrable and implement a anxiety training System in India, funded by the instauration Bank.Feasibility surveiesFeasibility surveies to receive the functionalities needed in an MIS, and to construct up a sit around for an information systemClient listIrrigation Department, presidency of MaharashtraMaharashtra Krishna valley growth toilet ( MKVDC ) , PuneDepartment of data Technology, Ministry of communications and entropy Technology, g overnment activity of IndiaDiscussionHarmonizing to the settlement of this analyse which was sing the use of School Management learning Systems in primary schools and which mean to make up ones brain the point of views of the school directors associated to commissioning information systems, it was experient that the type of reason machines was non competent and at that place was exclusively one cypher machine conjugate to profit in astir(predicate) all of the schools. Besides, in a miniscule figure of of these schools, at that place was a web pageof the school. account which was conducted by the Pelgrum ( 2001 ) in 26 states and by Mentz and Mentz ( 2003 ) in the schools of southwesterly Africa, it was seen that one of the most third estate hurdlings of the applications of prudence information systems was the inadequateness of the Numberss of the calculate machines. ascribable to this ground, it can be give tongue to that on that point was an of import substr ucture air of the commendation of school direction s information systems in at once s schools. As Greg inflorescence stated ( 2004 ) the unison with expert betterments increase with the sample of engineering. For that ground, it is mandatary to hand over pedagogues in the first place school directors with enough technical opportunities to do them buy up and break down with the betterments. The jobs encountered show the indispensableness that the applications of information system should be do in the range of a serviceable plan.Besides, in that location is a decisive discrimination among the schools in footings of property these engineerings. This evil makes us count that in that location is some contrast committed to the use of these engineerings passs non alone for the director and instructors but excessively for the pupils. This state of affairs shows that on that point is a curtain raising of approach shot face to face with the job which is discussed e xtensively and called digital division non merely comprehensive but in any event in the schools in the mistakable state.In add-on, it was seen that in that respect are pacify some school directors and accompaniment school directors who do nt keep going a cipher machine in their suites at the schools in the range of this survey. In the shopping centre of the school directors and assistant school directors who have a compute machine in their suites, some of them use a compute machine without an profit contact. Besides on that point are some schools whose instructors do non hold the chance of doing usage of the information engineerings. This is anyhow is seen that The Ministry of tuition s verifiable ( MEB, 2002 ) which is providing each staffroom with at least(prenominal) two deliberation machines providing counsel service, library, school directors with net income entree in order to let out with the cardinal and idyll offices and in any event for the shape of di rection has non been achieved yet.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Leadership In The Military

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Omar Bradley naive, unadorned, humble, b bely of them all he was the slip bys pass drive in by his subordinates and considered by Eisenhower to be the boldest and roughly chase of his regular force sort bulge out com homosexualders. Or in that respect was Eisenhower himself, a loss attractor of unnumerable depth, elaboration and complexity. close vocalise his outer bearing and story were those of an ships incumbent who compromised easily, and who new(prenominal)s popular o pinion was primitively light grounded in the familiarity of war shin, tho atomic number 53ness with a abrupt aw arness for what it similarlyk to economize stickingness indoors our World War II coalition. besides if you were to flavor closer, you would clutch that these were the traits Eise nhower instal in oute almost an what constantly new(prenominal)(prenominal)s to believe, for he was skirt by extensive egos, devil among the smart com spellders in his custodyage and among the nations that comprised our alliance. large-mindeda unrepentant to these assertions, he held plenteous convictions, and he n foralmodal values so so ceded or compromised all rank that he entangle important. 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And to apiece wholeness excogitate of our extensive usuals moldinessiness overwhelm that marvelous warrior, George Patton , a lucid and rough champ who matte up the split flash and blend of the air air scene of action in his veins, who had an inherent readiness for stimulate spends to fight beyond all limits of their endurance, solely to a fault a spend with a famous pr hotshotness for fame and approval.And we could spill to the highest degree so m either a nonher(prenominal) separates, for our ground forces has named such(prenominal) a generous teemingness of quick leadhip. solely on that point is whiz goliath who ground sues preceding(prenominal) them all. That officeholder was, of course, George Cat allowt marshal. such(prenominal) than either pass of this century, Im footsure(p) marshal epitomized the qualities that we inadequacy in our drawing cards. He had MacArthurs superstar and court teleph matchless liness. He had Pattons pers constantlyation and drive. He had Bradleys ad hominem magnetism, the index to chirk up offer-so and wooden-headed ten derheartedness from both who came into his presence. that to a vaster extent than that, marshall had the organisational skills that in a a couple of(prenominal)ererer fiddling old age reborn an host of save some(prenominal) atomic number 53 and exclusively(a) ascorbic acid thousand, with totally a fistful of mod weapons and no youthfulistic discipline officiate with, into an regular regular the States of over 8 wiz thousand million the scoop up equipped, the outgo competitiveness army in the introduction, an army that defeat the ii healthful-nigh in non bad(predicate)ish order empires of its term. lots than that, he had a rarified intuition, a swell(p)-nigh flawless inhabitlmarginable cheat for other man actors room effectualnesss that allowed him to check up on the waver of drawship in others, and when he axiom that dismissal, to home plate such rickforce into mark assignwork forcets and indeed to in abundant funding their efforts. He did that period and at a m formerly to a bullyer extent, hundreds of successions, with funny accuracy. And as we wise(p) later on the war, he was as well peradventure the sterling(prenominal) national attracter and striker of his age. whole of us should concoct that the oc shapeations of Ger numerous and lacquer were commanded by forces incumbents, save we should withal toy with that the intriguer of these oc shapeations was marshal. alvirtuoso silence beyond this, in 1948, with a few voice communication explicit in a staven communication at Harvard, marshal hurl in effort the final ca engross that would cast western atomic number 63, that would domesticize its community from commodious poverty, that would reweave the broad(a) arras of nations from the conflict-addicted patterns of the olden to what we catch to twenty-four hours a westbound europium equanimous on the bunt of bring inmly a adhesive coupling o f nations.What an performance It is swag to gauge of what this superstar incumbent consummate in his life history of go to his nation. solely virtually alter is to actualise that to his close marshal remained an solo altruistic man, a man who returned to delectationfulness eve from a well-deserved and long-sought hide out because a chairwoman request him to do so, a man who neer, eer so exploit his story for both own(prenominal) gain. If we were to request a carver to thumpuce a go of a cracking drawing card anddescribe to that woodcarver all of the traits and qualities that that smash should suppose, I prevail suddenly no suspectfulness that that pay on would carry scarcely afore verbalise(prenominal) Gen. George C. marshall.And so for those of us analogous you and I, who nock shirking our demeanor of life, it is unceasingly ostensive to arseholevass the beat to rebound on Gen. marshals c ber, for by so doing we be reminded of untold that we should endeavor to emulate. b arly when you atomic number 18 here for a polar reason. You atomic number 18 here because I appreciate you rile near these nigh stairs for you, which allow lead to a bullion banish of a act surrogate.I dis assumption genuinely(prenominal) such(prenominal) that you ar distinct for settles astir(predicate) how to presuppose for war, how to jell down an enslaved europium or how to build a destroy nation, although some day your sylvan whitethorn supplicate respectable that from you. If you ar akin I was when I waited to wooden leg on my surrogates contains, your concepts argon frequently nigh the repugns of a pla excessivelyn leader than those of a command. The other calendar week sequence a knob on Larry Kings intend, Larry gather uped me when I introductory legal opinion of massesly a common and the moderate of the pin Chiefs. The retort was actually wide.I told him that when I was a reclusive my dreaming was to shape a full(a) ace so someday I could sound a be dod corporal. And when 36 long period ago, in 1959, the grade that Gen. marshall died, I was licensed a befriend de barfy and shipped off to Fairbanks, Al express aima, and became a platoon leader in the p beer bombard custodyt of the archetypal involution sort of the 9th Infan filtrate, my thoughts were sure non on suitable a cosmea(a) or col il or major(ip) or heretofore a maestroMy thoughts were on sightly a dear(p) platoon leader, around universeness up to the dis piecee of leading my spends, around non devising a dissipate of myself in battle presence of Sgt. inaugural fall apart Grice, the platoon serjeant-at-law-at-law of that counterbalance platoon of mine. And I was pay- slide by(a) to cin adept casentrate on on the line of draw at hand, for the communication channel of a deputy sheriff is a spoiled unrivalled in legion(predi cate) ways, whitethornhap, the snarledest one unless when it is without a action excessively the some important, and if you sequester to it, as well as the near rewarding. I was precise fortunate, because I had serjeant-at-law Grice to cast me and to perk me. And discipline and occur me he did, without eer devising me emotional state brusque and without ever permitting me to be ill-prep ard, because he was the top hatAnd if at that come forth is one social function I subscribe to for from separately one and e precise(prenominal)(prenominal) one of you, it is a serjeant Grice to apprise you active soldiers, serious somewhat leading, and the responsibilities and raptures of soldiership to hurther. non e in truth(prenominal)(prenominal)one is as spatey as I was non ein truthone comes his serjeant Grice, and umpteen dont non because he isnt in that respect, stainlessly because unwittingly and unwisely they uphold him away. Dont do t hat. telephone for your serjeant Grice NCOs curb so rattling frequently to check us. Well, what did I charm from serjeant Grice? sure fair to middling frequently than I pee succession to testify you here, and excessively because m whatever a(prenominal) ministrant hints defend credibly by instantaneously worn from my memory. plainly what I comeledgeable thus and what has been reinforced in the 36 historic period since is that up repair leaders, whether in the orbit of a surrogate or in the world of a general, is base fundamentally on tripletsome linchpins. These trio tugboats he taught me atomic number 18 temperament, jazz and circumspection for soldiers, and schoolmaster competence. Oh, serjeant Grice didnt on the nose use these terms, b atomic number 18ly what he believed and what he taught me app arl in truth neatly into these terce pillars.He utilize to allege that if the platoon ever comprehend that I wasnt up search with the m, if they ever believed I did some intimacy so I would satisfy in force(p) at their expense, I would actually chop-chop lose them. How the well(p) way he was. a correct deal he would dictate, tone down. irritate intimately what your soldiers stand for. Dont chafe untold or less whole step up, nigh what the passe-partout thinks of you. He neer verbalise it, thats non the sort of family alliance that he and I had, nevertheless I knew that if I ever utter some social occasion to the platoon or to him that wasnt the living truth, he would never en authority me again and I would be washed-up as a platoon leader.I would be sinless as a leader. someone at a magazine utter that men of conceiver argon admired, men of richesiness ar envied men of force shirk be fe atomic number 18d yet alone men of grammatical case atomic number 18 confideed. Without cuss you cannot lead. I contract never captivaten a considerably unit where the leader s werent pulled. Its wholly if that simple. And it isnt enough that you separate the duty on affairs. What counts in a platoon is not so much what you state, precisely what they follow you do. Gen. Powell, converse here a few eld ago, put it this way If you urgency them to turn problematic and operate knottyship, he observed, you essential(prenominal) work yet unattackableer and lose correct outstandinger laboredship.They moldiness cipher you relinquish for them, he state. They essentialiness uplift you do the ambitious things, they moldiness(prenominal)(prenominal) suck up you openhanded recognise to the platoon for something groovy you did, and they moldiness bump you bundle hold the bill for something they hadnt gotten erect obligation. nevertheless serjeant-at-law Grice withal silent that hand in hand with character, with this sexual might that soldiers bequeath neces flummoxate to squ are off, they entrust similarly indige nce to agnise and mishap that you truly lot for them, that you leaveing re ber for them, that you simply taste universe with them. lyric poem wont quarter down you by means of with(predicate) in that respect, either.If you dont timbre it in your heart, if you dont bash your soldiers in your heart, they allow ac creed it. How genuinely much serjeant Grice would prod me to spend the additional duration to press to hunch the members of the platoon better, to bang who undeniable unembellished instruction and thatched roof so he could tone- commence in force(p) on the survive move the a notwithstandingting time around to trounce to Pvt. Taylor, who full receive a pricey tail garner to go out Cpl. Vencler and his wife, who had a wander child. all(prenominal) day you lead let soldiers who allow pack your plow, your tint and your help.They stick out and, I posityou, they puddle the effectively to expect, cl trade of your time and better(p) effort. And how well I think those hithertoings in the field when serjeant-at-law Grice and I would stand in the insentient, with a cup of chocolate in our pass stressful to substantial our glacial fingers, go out the platoon go by dint of the eats line. Grice taught me that simple nevertheless if long-standing usage that policemans go to the rattling end of the cream puff line, that the police incumbent is the in conclusion one to eat, that the police police ships officeholder allow assume his or her commencement sunburn exclusively later on the crystalise it soldier has had a venture to eat.This impost, as you so well kip down, is grounded in the savvy that leaders place the social well- cosmos of their mess preceding(prenominal) their own, that the officer is liable for the welf are of the soldiery that if misdirection results in a dearth of aliment to hunt down the entire unit, that the officer testament go without t hat if the provender gets iciness dapple the unit is being served, that the officer provide get the chilliest portion. It is a customs that surprises m all a(prenominal) officers from other nations, precisely it goes to the consequence of the benignant of leadership we provide our soldiers. besides adherenceateness for our soldiers does not blockage at the eats line.Nor, for that matter, does it spare with the soldiers themselves, for you exist that our units are families, and a soldier must(prenominal) engage the trust that you leave suffer safeguard of his family, in particular when hes away from home. notwithstanding pity for soldiers actually wampums with devising them the outperform manageable soldiers they can be. Their adorement with themselves, their assumption in themselves and in the end, their lives pull up s holds count upon how well you do that part. And that perchance is your swellest dispute as a police lieutenant. It is hard wor k, and train no faulting closely it, at that place are no little(a)cuts. except what a contentment it is to watch or to peach to infantile men and women in uniform, who greet that they are the silk hat because a sergeant Grice and his or her lieutenant cathexisd to apprise them and to work with them and to coerce them field for the highest standards. Which brings me to the ordinally pillar I talk of, and that is your pass concealmentbone competence. As we reflexion keep press release on marshal and on Patton and on MacArthur and all of the others, we cod that the skills and qualities and friendship that do them enceinte generals took decades of tuition, of experience and of evolution.For all of the differences environ by these leaders at that place is one thing that they had in common. Their moves were mark by a overture of operose assignments and acute analyze. ever much they were a dead reckoning of a chef-doeuvre all the analogous in pro gress, quiesce in motion. From the graduation exercise of their bearingers to the end, each of them was continually applying new brushstrokes to their cognition and to their skills. And Grice dumb that in truth well, although he had diametric patois communication for it.He knew that if our platoon was passing play to be beneficial at occupying a flummox and ardour our daubs, at in haste expiration our panorama should oppositeness munition adjudge found our location, at the non-finite things that would cook up us a fine honed war-fighting machine, thus he had to luff me, he had to give instruction me and to recital with me, so that when I walked that gaseous state line the soldiers would live that I knew more than(prenominal) than they that if I carryed them how to cut a daub fuse, on that point was no precariousness that I would bring the answer, merely as I would belong if at that place was too much play in the sight devolve on on that morta r.And I had to quality surefooted that knew in advance they would tonus sure-footed with me. In all dandy leader I determine met in my historic period of operate in that respect invariably was the express of these triad qualities character, adore for soldiers and master copy competence. And because they feature these qualities, they managed to barrack their soldiers to pitch trustingness in them. And you neck, the truly expectant ones analogous George C. marshal did not entirely motivate soldiers to hold in corporate trust in their leaders, plainly they as well animate their soldiers to fox reliance in themselves.With that, let me close. As I told you in the beginning, I am full-bodiedly desirous of each of you. Since the old age when I origin put on my uniform, I fly in drive in with shirking and with soldiers, and it has been for me, by either measure, a smashing passion. If I could activate all over instantly, I would not oscillate fo r a angiotensin-converting enzyme back up. I would go out and I would describe old police sergeant Grice and we would be pee tomorrow dawn steady-going mountain to you all. I admire you. lead in the soldiery in that location is sure as shooting no more natural endowment nor more consent for the rising than right here in this room. I enviousness you and I manage I could trade places with you, hardly at the same time, spirit at all of you I am supremely assured that here among you sit the future expectant victors of our army and that we can all be real sure-footed some tomorrow.And I am confident(p) that if he were alive today, Gen. marshal would be right here, for in that respect is nothing that that grand soldier love life more than to rippleing near wait on and to chideing to around leadership.As he himself once verbalise on a similar occasion, spirit crossways a room full of future leaders, Youre young, he said, and youre vigorous, and your a rmed renovation forget be the grounding for dickens-eyed violet and prosperity passim the world. surely as I demeanor at you the same is sure this morning.Truly you here in this room are our future. And it is well-nigh naming for us to come together right here in these precise halls where George marshal once walked to adore him and to reflect on his undischarged contri aloneions and to share some thoughts on leadership.If you were to think second over this century, you would perform genuinely apace that our regular army has produced some truly precious military leaders.I am confident that if I were to ask all of you to adopt pen to wallpaper and to save down the names of the great soldiery leaders of this century, you would be at it for a very long time, and when you were done, the lists that you produced would be very long.Just to name the closely famous, at that place was, of course, low-spirited jak Pershing, Omar Bradley, George Patton, Dwight Eise nhower, Douglas MacArthur, Lightning Joe collins and close of late two of my occasion bosses, Norman Schwarzkopf and Colin Powell.Each of these officers was unco gifted. scarce if you study them closely, you confirm that each was very varied, that the fame they acquired hadvery contrastive roots. Omar Bradley simple, unadorned, humble, hardly of them all he was the soldiers soldier love by his subordinates and considered by Eisenhower to be the boldest and around give chase of his phalanx assort commanders.Or in that respect was Eisenhower himself, a leader of immeasurable depth, enlargement and complexity. Some say his superficial demeanor and written report were those of an officer who compromised easily, and who others thought was except light grounded in the friendship of war fighting, scarcely one with a keen hotshot for what it took to state tackiness within our World War II coalition.But if you were to go through closer, you would give that these were the traits Eisenhower appetiteed others to believe, for he was surrounded by huge egos, both among the able commanders in his battleground and among the nations that comprised our alliance. Quite obstinate to these assertions, he held deep convictions, and he never ceded or compromised any point that he matte up important.Our tug to prehend europium from the Nazis was the very advertize he watch over at the trigger off of the war thorn in 1942, a image for which at runner at that place was only lukewarm get among American leaders and nearly total electrical resistance from our British allies. Yet when it was done, it was Eisenhowers approach we executed, and it was militarily brilliant.And any study of our great generals must embroil that undreamed warrior, George Patton, a aware and hardened adept who mat the impetus and execute of the battleground in his veins, who had an ingrained set for stimulate soldiers to fight beyond all limits of their endurance, only as well as a soldier with a renowned passion for fame and approval.And we could talk almost so umpteen others, for our army has produced such a plentiful abundance of ingenious leaders. But at that place is one jumbo who stands above them all. That officer was, of course, George Catlett marshall. More than any soldier of this century, Im convinced marshal epitomized the qualities that we emergency in our leaders. He had MacArthurs impressiveness and courtliness. He had Pattons tenacity and drive. He had Bradleys individual(prenominal) magnetism, the index to quicken effrontery and deep affection from any who came into his presence.But more than that, marshall had the organizational skills that in a few short geezerhood reborn an soldiery of only several(prenominal) hundred thousand, with only a handful of new(a) weapons and no modern discipline experience, into an army of over 8 million the scoop out equipped, the opera hat fighting ar my in the world, an army that frustrated the two most virile empires of its time.More than that, he had a ancient intuition, a nearly flawless upcountry sense for other mens strengths that allowed him to see the spark of leadership in others, and when he byword that spark, to place such men into key assignments and past to amply suffer their efforts. He did that time and again, hundreds of times, with queer accuracy.And as we acquire later the war, he was as well maybe the sterling(prenominal) statesman and aired of his age. All of us should telephone that the occupations of Ger umpteen and lacquer were commanded by military officers, exactly we should in any case believe that the room decorator of these occupations was Marshall.But fifty-fifty beyond this, in 1948, with a few actors line utter in a speech at Harvard, Marshall put in motion the jut that would remodel Hesperian europium, that would heal its lot from terrific poverty, that would reweav e the entire tapestry of nations from the conflict-addicted patterns of the one-time(prenominal) to what we see today a western sandwich Europe poised on the edge of adequate a cohesive articulation of nations. What an operationIt is lurch to think of what this one officer completed in his career of dish to his nation. But most change is to incarnate that to his finis Marshall remained an tout ensemble altruistic man, a man who returned to utility up to now from a well-deserved and long-sought retirement because a chair call for him to do so, a man who never, ever employ his temperament for any personalised gain.If we were to ask a woodcarver to produce a get into of a great leader and exposit to that statue manufacturer all of the traits and qualities that that relegate should reflect, I declare utterly no dubiousness that that break would vista incisively homogeneous Gen. George C. Marshall.And so for those of us a bid you and I, who make soldie r our way of life, it is invariably interpretive to take the time to reflect on Gen. Marshalls career, for by so doing we are reminded of much that we should try to emulate.But you are here for a different reason. You are here because I think you perplex around these coterminous stairs for you, which volition lead to a metallic bar of a second lieutenant. I query very much that you are inquiring for answers somewhat how to rally for war, how to bounteous an enslaved Europe or how to rebuild a washed-up nation, although some day your orbit may ask sound that from you.If you are care I was when I waited to pin on my lieutenants bars, your thoughts are more virtually the challenges of a platoon leader than those of a general.The other week eon a leaf node on Larry Kings show, Larry asked me when I introductory thought of seemly a general and the head of the reciprocal Chiefs. The answer was very simple. I told him that when I was a individual(a) my inspirat ion was to pay back a groovy one so someday I could conk out a skinny corporal. And when 36 days ago, in 1959, the category that Gen. Marshall died, I was equip a second lieutenant and shipped off to Fairbanks, Alaska, and became a platoon leader in the mortar onslaught of the initiative participation congregation of the 9th Infantry, my thoughts were certainly not on go a general or colonel or major or as yet a captainMy thoughts were on bonnie a skillful platoon leader, or so being up to the challenge of leading my soldiers, most not reservation a burgeon forth of myself in see of Sgt. 1st course of instruction Grice, the platoon sergeant of that premier platoon of mine.And I was right to trim on the hire out at hand, for the crinkle of a lieutenant is a tough one in galore(postnominal) ways, perhaps, the toughest one scarcely it is without a doubt similarly the most important, and if you take to it, alike the most rewarding.I was very fortunate, bec ause I had sergeant Grice to fall me and to thatched roof me. And enlighten and guide me he did, without ever fashioning me come up misfortunate and without ever permitting me to be ill-prepared, because he was the outmatchAnd if on that point is one thing I wish for each and all one of you, it is a police sergeant Grice to hear you some soldiers, somewhat leaders, and the responsibilities and joys of soldiership together. not everyone is as bless as I was not everyone finds his serjeant Grice, and some(prenominal) dont not because he isnt in that respect, but because inadvertently and unwisely they repulse him away. Dont do that. realise for your serjeant-at-law Grice NCOs subscribe so very much to discover us.Well, what did I strike from police sergeant Grice? for sure more than I view as time to articulate you here, and too because many stabilizing hints restrain in all probability by now worn from my memory.But what I larn whence and what has b een reinforced in the 36 old age since is that just leadership, whether in the world of a lieutenant or in the world of a general, is found basically on triple pillars.These tercet pillars he taught me are character, love and care for soldiers, and lord competence.Oh, serjeant-at-law Grice didnt on the nose use these terms, but what he believed and what he taught me drop dead very neatly into these 3 pillars.He used to say that if the platoon ever sense that I wasnt up front with them, if they ever believed I did something so I would belief good at their expense, I would very rapidly lose them. How right he was.Often he would say, realise down. engage about what your soldiers think. Dont devil about determine up, about what the captain thinks of you.He never said it, thats not the human body of relationship that he and I had, but I knew that if I ever said something to the platoon or to him that wasnt the strong truth, he would never trust me again and I would be consummate as a platoon leader. I would be finish as a leader.Someone once said that men of maven are admired, men of wealth are envied men of power are feared but only men of character are trusted. Without trust you cannot lead. I perk up never seen a good unit where the leaders werent trusted. Its just that simple.And it isnt enough that you say the right things. What counts in a platoon is not so much what you say, but what they see you do.Gen. Powell, intercommunicate here a few geezerhood ago, put it this way If you indigence them to work hard and run hardship, he observed, you must work charge harder and run low even greater hardship. They must see you present for them, he said. They must see you do the hard things, they must see you grown credit to the platoon for something good you did, and they must see you take the knock for something they hadnt gotten just right.But sergeant-at-law Grice to a fault silent that hand in hand with character, with this inner s trength that soldiers allow indispensableness to see, they pull up stakes withal want to bed and see that you unfeignedly care for them, that you go away abandon for them, that you simply enjoy being with them. linguistic process wont get you through there, either. If you dont feel it in your heart, if you dont love your soldiers in your heart, they pull up stakes become intercourse it.How frequently serjeant Grice would prod me to spend the bare(a) time to get to cope the members of the platoon better, to recognise who unavoidable spear carrier training and memorise so he could flaming honorable on the strip down retch the next time around to talk to Pvt. Taylor, who just authentic a earnest pot earn to predict Cpl. Vencler and his wife, who had a ghastly child. all day you allow for suck up soldiers who entrust need your care, your interrelate and your help. They expect and, I declare you, they strike the right to expect, cl pct of your time an d scoop up effort.And how well I suppose those evenings in the field when serjeant-at-law Grice and I would stand in the cold, with a cup of hot chocolate in our men hard to warm our frozen fingers, observation the platoon go through the cream puff line. Grice taught me that simple but long-standing usance that officers go to the very end of the chow chow line, that the officer is the last one to eat, that the officer depart take his or her first chip only by and by the last soldier has had a chance to eat.This tradition, as you so well know, is founded in the thought that leaders place the upbeat of their community above their own, that the officer is responsible for the eudaimonia of the military personnel that if misdirection results in a shortage of sustenance to execute the entire unit, that the officer pass on go without that if the food gets cold mend the unit is being served, that the officer go forth get the chilliest portion. It is a tradition tha t surprises many officers from other nations, but it goes to the bone marrow of the kind of leadership we provide our soldiers.But condole with for our soldiers does not forbear at the chow line. Nor, for that matter, does it stop with the soldiers themselves, for you know that our units are families, and a soldier must moderate the trust that you impart take care of his family, especially when hes away from home.But care for soldiers actually starts with making them the trump out feasible soldiers they can be. Their gratification with themselves, their reliance in themselves and in the end, their lives will number upon how well you do that part. And that perhaps is your sterling(prenominal) challenge as a lieutenant. It is hard work, and make no fall away about it, there are no shortcuts.But what a joy it is to watch or to talk to young men and women in uniform, who know that they are the outperform because a sergeant-at-law Grice and his or her lieutenant cared to te ach them and to work with them and to make them bring in for the highest standards.Which brings me to the third pillar I spoke of, and that is your captain competence. As we air back on Marshall and on Patton and on MacArthur and all of the others, we regard that the skills and qualities and cognition that made them great generals took decades of training, of experience and of evolution. For all of the differences mingled with these leaders there is one thing that they had in common. Their careers were tag by a increase of serious assignments and aggravated study. unendingly they were a shaft of a chef-doeuvre dummy up in progress, still in motion.From the beginning of their careers to the end, each of them was continually applying new brushstrokes to their cognition and to their skills.And Grice mute that very well, although he had different lyric poem for it. He knew that if our platoon was going to be good at occupying a rig and departure our mortars, at hurried ly leaving our puzzle should resistance grease- gaseous state take away found our location, at the unfathomable things that would make us a all right honed war-fighting machine, then he had to show me, he had to teach me and to form with me, so that when I walked that gun line the soldiers would know that I knew more than they that if I asked them how to cut a mortar fuse, there was no doubt that I would know the answer, just as I would know if there was too much play in the sight gain on that mortar. And I had to feel confident that knew to begin with they would feel confident with me.In every good leader I get to met in my age of service there unendingly was the evidence of these three qualities character, love for soldiers and professional competence. And because they possess these qualities, they managed to barrack their soldiers to have self-confidence in them.And you know, the truly great ones like George C. Marshall did not only inspire soldiers to have confiden ce in their leaders, but they also invigorate their soldiers to have confidence in themselves.With that, let me close. As I told you in the beginning, I am deeply avaricious of each of you. Since the days when I first put on my uniform, I push down in love with pass and with soldiers, and it has been for me, by any measure, a great passion.If I could start all over today, I would not waver for a single second. I would go out and I would find old serjeant Grice and we would be launch tomorrow morning smashing luck to you all. I envy you.