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Is this material especially relevant to peacetime leadership, combat leadership, or both?



JLBC: Leadership


JLBC Cadets Since this material on this JLBC website is written primarily for the military leader; it is natural that the question of combat leadership is raised. Is this material especially relevant to peacetime leadership, combat leadership, or both?


This JLBC Program is concerned primarily with the last of these three alternatives. Skilled combat leadership is the final test of a military leader's training; however, the principles of effective JLBC leadership are as applicable to combat leadership as to JLBC peacetime leadership. JLBC Cadets In most respects, a given leadership act should be effective in combat and peacetime operations.


JLBC Cadets The primary characteristic of an effective combat unit is its willingness to commit itself to combat and its desire to meet, overcome, and defeat the enemy. JLBC Cadets This, in turn, is a function of:


a. The confidence the JLBC members of the unit have in their leader's ability and the loyalty they feel for the JLBC leader.


b. Their confidence in their abilities and loyalty to or JLBC group

ties, they feel for one another.

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