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13 Leadership Lessons From Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From the battlefield to the boardroom, these tips are vitally important for success

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Roya Mahboob: Bringing Freedom to Afghanistan's Entrepreneurs

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Because branches of the Silk Road traversed what is now Afghanistan, my country became a crossroads of world trade at that time. Current U.S.

These Veterans Fought al Qaeda. Now They've Started 162,000 New Businesses

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wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are taking on the daunting, exhilarating challenges of entrepreneurship. These are their stories

5 Extraordinary Veteran Entrepreneurs to Celebrate This Memorial Day

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After fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq, these entrepreneurs have taken on the challenge of building new businesses

How a 4-star general overcomes his biggest fear

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"There were moments in Afghanistan when the idea that you could just blow it was pretty significant." - Gen. Stanley McChrystal

Fort Bragg soldier dies in Afghanistan

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FORT BRAGG — A Fort Bragg paratrooper has been killed in action in Afghanistan

Soldier from N.C. dies in Afghanistan

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RALEIGH — A soldier from North Carolina has died in Afghanistan

Fort Bragg solider dies in Afghanistan

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FORT BRAGG — Military officials say a soldier based at Fort Bragg has been killed in Afghanistan

100 soldiers return to Fort Bragg from Afghanistan

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FORT BRAGG — About 100 soldiers have returned to Fort Bragg after nearly nine months in Afghanistan

American killed in Afghanistan guesthouse attack identified

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The American killed in this week's Taliban attack in Kabul has been identified as development expert Paula Kantor, from North Carolina

Soldier from Maryland killed in Afghanistan

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BALTIMORE (AP) — The Pentagon says a soldier from Wicomico County is one of two who were killed in Afghanistan

Fort Bragg soldier dies in Afghanistan

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FORT BRAGG — The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan

100 soldiers return to Fort Bragg from Afghanistan

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — About 100 soldiers have returned to Fort Bragg after nearly nine months in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP)

Solider from Michigan killed in Afghanistan

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Army soldier from Michigan has been killed in Afghanistan BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) AP) — The Department of Defense has announced that a U.S.

After Afghanistan trip, Tillis worried about withdrawal

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Thom Tillis says his visit to Afghanistan makes clear to him the U.S. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) AP) — North Carolina Sen. military must keep a presence beyond President Barack Obama''s projected troop withdrawal

Fort Bragg-based soldier from Florida dies in Afghanistan

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AP) — A Fort Bragg-based Special Forces soldier from Florida has died in Afghanistan FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP)

Remains of Green Beret return from Afghanistan

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AP) — People have lined the streets of Bay City for the return of the remains of a 31-year-old Green Beret who was killed in combat in Afghanistan BAY CITY, Mich. (AP)

NC Marines, sailors to deploy to Afghanistan

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CAMP LEJEUNE — Some 1,000 Marines and sailors are leaving Camp Lejeune for a six-month deployment in Afghanistan

3 men shot in Afghanistan worked for North Carolina firm

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AP) — A North Carolina-based firm says it employed the three military contractors who were shot to death earlier this week in Afghanistan FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Green Beret from Bay City killed in Afghanistan

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AP) — A 31-year-old Green Beret from Bay City who served two tours of duty in Iraq has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan BAY CITY, Mich. (AP)

Hacking for Defense Goes National

Steve Blank

This week we are doing what we said we’ll do – scale the class nationally: Hacking for Defense at Georgetown: Began Wednesday, January 11.

3 men shot in Afghanistan worked for North Carolina firm

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AP) — A North Carolina-based firm employed three Defense Department contractors who were shot to death earlier this week in Afghanistan, according to a company news release FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP)

Tacit Liberal Support of Afghanistan War

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

If John McCain were president making the same decisions as Barack Obama on the war in Afghanistan -- sending 30,000 more troops, backpedaling on withdrawal dates -- my liberal friends would be in the streets protesting. I am not qualified to analyze Afghanistan in a serious way. and there is no end in sight.

General Stanley McChrystal: Centralized Management Is Not Fast Enough

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Retired General Stanley McCrystal, who led coalition forces in Afghanistan, says to beat your competitors, all the pieces or your business need to be nimble and have decision-making ability

Home from Afghanistan, Bragg soldiers get Thanksgiving meal

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) AP) — The soldiers of the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade were able to eat Thanksgiving dinner at Fort Bragg

The monkey on our back

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently wrote in Foreign Policy magazine “As the war in Iraq winds down and America begins to withdraw its forces from Afghanistan, the United States stands at a pivot point. Over the last 10

Meet the Veterans Launching Nonprofits to Change the World

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We fought with 38 countries in Iraq and Afghanistan," McNulty said. Today Inc. Marines. In January 2010, U.S. itself. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.,

Marine who urinated on corpses in Afghanistan dies

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RALEIGH — A decorated retired Marine whose career as a sniper was derailed by a video that showed him urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters has died, his attorney said Friday

The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

We’re holding our 2 nd Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy,… educators and sponsors class January 17-19 at Georgetown University. The Innovation Insurgency.

How This Woman Is Moving Mountains, One Bike at a Time

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Hacking For Defense In Silicon Valley

Steve Blank

Iraq, Afghanistan and the Army’s Rapid Equipping Force (REF). In Afghanistan in 2002 U.S. Lead, follow or get the heck out of the way.

Free Webinar: Why Your Business (and Personal) Credit Matters

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Did you know that there’s a difference between personal credit and business credit? How business credit can help you access more capital.

The Innovation Insurgency Gets Educated: Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy, Development, …

Steve Blank

We’re holding our 2 nd Hacking for Defense, Diplomacy,… educators and sponsors class January 17-19 at Georgetown University. The Innovation Insurgency.

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed. It was a good three days. Train the Trainers.

Herding Cats – Using Lean to Work Together

Steve Blank

Today, his company BMNT does for government and commercial customers what the Rapid Equipping Force did for the U.S. Now the team had a dilemma.

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12 Questions Every Leader Should Ask Themselves

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He has served tours in Iraq, Albania, and Kosovo, amongst others, and is currently deployed in Afghanistan. You want to be in the latter camp.

Episode 5 on Sirius XM Channel 111: Pete Newell, John Kuhn, Matt Weingart, Takashi Tsutsmi and Masato Iino

Steve Blank

During his military career he served in Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq, the Arabian peninsula, Egypt, and the Horn of Africa. SiriusXM Radio Show

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Innovative Business Uses of Technology

The Innovation Insurgency Scales – Hacking For Defense (H4D)

Steve Blank

Hacking for Defense is a battle-tested problem-solving methodology that runs at Silicon Valley speed. It was a good three days. Train the Trainers.

Lessons in Leadership From Warlord 6: A Chat With Lieutenant General John Vines

Peter Levine

Vines relayed an example of a massive air operation he was preparing that required the use of hundreds of helicopters in Afghanistan. “It