Idaho Character

For over a year I’ve been proud to be a part of one of the greatest teams you’ve probably never heard of. I work at the Boise Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). There are 65 MEPS across the country and each one assess the aptitudes, physical capacity, and background history of the young men and…

Organizational Structure Effects On Project Management Activities With The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB)

In February of 2014 Russian forces invaded portions of Ukraine massively disrupting the politically tenuous balance of Eastern European states.  Heads of state and state departments issued harsh words and strong positions (news.com.au, 2014).  The US Forces in Europe began partnered operations with NATO allies in the Baltic States and Poland.  Moving from their home…

Ignoring Stakeholders While Upgrading

When the United States Army isn’t deployed fighting a war, they’re supposed to be training for it.  As a part of the Executive Branch they are required by law to account for its use of authorized funding.  As the fiscal times reported in March of 2015 the DoD can’t account for $8,500,000,000,000.  One of the…

Act Utilitarianism

This type of ethical base is best summed up as “End-Result” ethics.  It is commonly thought of as having the ends justifying the means.   This ethical model has a rich heritage engaging ancient Greek and Roman philosophers.  The classical summation for this ethic is “that the right action is the one which produces the greatest amount…