On 18 January 2021, NNOA Annapolis hosted a virtual discussion with Mr. Verse Pearson and MajGen Dr. Cliff Stanley, USMC (Ret) on the topic of servant leadership. We capped out at 51 participants ranging from Midshipman Candidate at the Naval Academy Prep School to O6, including the Chief Diversity Officer (CAPT Lindsay) at USNA. There were also civilian participants including faculty at USNA and Dr. Jared Williams, a candidate for City Counsel in Fort Worth, TX. The conversation on servant leadership was presented through the lens of two black men; their experiences proved to be eye opening to the audience. Read Full AAR
I am honored to have this chance to serve again and to do so alongside you and your families. My wife, Charlene, and I know all too well the sacrifices you make to keep this country safe. That safety is job one, and I promise to work as hard as you do at it.
In today’s episode, we look at the career of LT James Barksdale a member of the US Navy. We explore his early career and the path he took to join the Navy as well as progress in the Navy.
“This is NNOA” is a weekly discussion about the news, views, and perspectives from around the National Naval Officers Association. As well as a look into the United States Navy, United States Coast Guard, and the United States Marine Corps. Every week a guest joins This is NNOA’s host CAPT Roosevelt “Rick” Wright Jr Ph.D., USN (Ret)