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A key mindset to achieve more | Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt observed that people who have achieved success in their life have what it takes to take risks and develop an experimental mindset. People who embrace change and try new ideas experiment with different strategies and open themselves for continuous learning until they find what works best for them. There is nothing wrong with playing safe but there is much more you ... Read More »

MacDill Air Force Base gets its own coronavirus vaccine allotment | Tampa Bay Times

The 6th Air Refueling Wing at MacDill Air Force Base has received an initial shipment of COVID-19 vaccine for distribution following U.S. Department of Defense guidelines, said a spokesman. The department’s distribution plan will prioritize healthcare workers and high-risk populations, followed by those working in “critical national capabilities and other essential workers.” Those on active duty, reservists and select Department of Defense ... Read More »

Twitter permanently suspends Trump’s account | BBC News

Twitter announced that US President Donald Trump’s account is “permanently suspended… due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” Trump was locked out of his account for 12 hours after he called the people who stormed the US Capitol “patriots”. But after being allowed back on the platform, Mr. Trump posted two tweets that the company cited as the ... Read More »

US, Maldives share experiences during military-to-military contact | DVIDS

US Special Operations Forces deployed to U.S. Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC) and Maldives National Defense Force completed a three-week military-to-military contact on January 5. All participants were required to quarantine and show that they were healthy during the training that focused on communications and tactical combat casualty care. The bilateral training follows the signing of the “Framework for U.S. ... Read More »

Retired lieutenant colonel is unlikely to face court-martial in Capitol riot, experts say | Military.com

Larry Rendall Brock Jr. was arrested on Sunday in Texas charged with knowingly entering a restricted building without lawful authority and one count of “violent entry and disorderly conduct.” He retired from the Air Force Reserve in 2014 as a lieutenant colonel. While Brock will face civilian charges, it is unlikely that he will face the military justice system. “Broadly ... Read More »

Armed forces kill 29 Taliban militants in southwestern Afghanistan – Defense Ministry | Urdu Point

The Afghan armed forces have killed 29 Taliban fighters who attacked the Afghan army and security checkpoints. The Ministry of Defense stated that seven Taliban fighters were wounded during the attack and a local Taliban commander was killed as well. Attacks on security checkpoints took place in the villages of Bulandi and Madagan, but the militants were quickly defeated. Vehicles ... Read More »

Enabling strategic success: How MARSOC can help overcome “simple-minded” militarism | Small Wars Journal

United States Special Operations Forces and the rest of the military have been focusing on both counterterrorism and great power competition from Russia and China. While USSOF has been successful in hunting down terrorists and their leaders, this does not always portray an encouraging global strategic picture. This articles delves into the role that MARSOC should play in great power ... Read More »

Good leadership is about asking good questions | Harvard Business Review

Good leadership understands the power of asking good questions. Leaders who are willing to listen and learn from consumers, from their people, have a higher chance of success in innovating their business. Research has shown that expressing vulnerability and asking for help is a strong signal to others that you are trusting, and you’re more likely to be trusted in return. ... Read More »

Go back to fitness basics in 2021 | Military.com

The pandemic has disrupted most gym centers leaving us with no choice to do our exercises at home. If part of your goals for 2021 is to get back in shape and start again, Stew Smith recommends the basic training you can do at the comfort of your home. What is important is you start now and you will eventually ... Read More »

AFAFRICA commander reaffirms U.S. military commitment to North Africa | DVIDS

Gen. Jeff Harrigian, U.S. Air Force Europe and Air Forces Africa commander, traveled to Camp Lemonnier from January 4- 7. During his trip, Gen. Harrigian recognized the outstanding accomplishments of service members at Camp Lemonnier and discussed key policy initiatives focused on strengthening partnerships with Tunisia and Algeria. Harrigian spoke to the key leaders about the U.S. commitment to its ... Read More »

The chef preserving Canada’s Indigenous identity | BBC Travel

Marie-Cecile Nottaway is an award-winning chef who represented Canada’s Indigenous people, the Algonquin. She holds five prizes including the Ottawa Rising Stars Award and the Young Entrepreneurs Award of Quebec. But before this fame, Nottaway has always been grounded to her roots where her family taught her traditional way of cooking. In 2009, she opened her own company, Wawatay Catering, which means ... Read More »

Parler sues Amazon for suspending app from cloud service, claims antitrust violation and breach of contract | Fox News

Parler is claiming that Amazon Web Services is violating the Sherman Antitrust Act in newly filed lawsuit. “AWS’s decision to effectively terminate Parler’s account is apparently motivated by political animus,” Parler commented. This comes after Apple and Google also took action against the social media platform following the riot at the Capital. They suspended Parler from their app stores for ... Read More »