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A Conversation with CSM (Ret.) Joe Gainey, Podcast #8

A Conversation with CSM (Ret.) Joe Gainey, Podcast #8
For this week’s podcast I had a conversation with Command Sergeant Major William (Joe) Gainey, a career Calvaryman and Scout, Joe was CJTF-7 and MNC-I CSM, and was selected as the first Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff. CSM (Ret.) Joe Gainey entered basic training at Fort Knox, Kentucky on June 17, 1975 and retired... Read More

Book Review-The Noncommissioned Officer and Petty Officer: Backbone of the Armed Forces

Book Review-The Noncommissioned Officer and Petty Officer: Backbone of the Armed Forces
I read the book The Noncommissioned Officer and Petty Officer: Backbone of the Armed Forces on my iPad during a recent flight and it kept me company for the entire 2 hours. It may seem daunting once you see the 180ish pages, but don’t let that spook you off. Only 92 pages are new content, the rest are “Founding Documents,” items... Read More