The ‘Force of the Future’ and the Fate of the United States Military – The Atlantic


In terms of attracting and training innovative leaders, the U.S. military is unparalleled, but in terms of managing talent, the U.S. military is doing everything wrong. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is the first DoD official who seems to have noticed that today’s “Millenial” Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines are very different from the “Generation Xers” and “Baby Boomers”. The Pentagon may just now be acknowledging the massive brain drain that others have already noticed.


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