Episode 30: The Privilege of Leading
Episode 30: The Privilege of Leading: Officers in the military are often the butt of jokes – especially those who don’t consider their role as one of privilege and responsibility. This privilege to lead comes from the men and women they teach, who, according to our guest, retired Colonel James Sims, can decide at a crucial moment that they ain’ gonna follow this jack wagon. Colonel Sims was the type of officer who knew this and felt held that trust deep in his heart. In the first of a series of interviews, James discusses his time in the Marines, starting as a reservist in the Platoon Leaders Course to his retirement close to 30 years later. Stand at ease and give it a listen!