On Friday Michael Weimer became the 17th Sergeant Major of the Army. He assumed the role in a time of significant strain on the force due to turbulent political factors, a service component seemingly unsure of how to position itself in the post Global War on Terrorism era, and a steady drumbeat of institutional scandals.
Being the Sergeant Major of the Army is a tough role on a good day, but that is not the kind of day in which Weimer enters the office.
In the final days of my military career, I offer some thoughts on how our newest top Sergeant Major can steward the position to help restore a sense of stability to the force...
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