CHARACTER versus COMPETENCE – What Matters More in the Military?
“When you are at war, you tend to value competence most.
But in our profession, character has to count.
You have to find that balance of competence and character.
If you are the most competent guy that has ever put a uniform on, but you don’t have character, I don’t really want you in my military.”
Quote by Gen Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff US Military, from url: