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LEADERSHIP conflicts will require the right amount of decentralized, trust-based disciplined initiative. This will only happen if the U.S. Army fully integrates mission command into its culture. Maj. Gregory Blom, U.S. Air Force, is a total force strategist in the Strategic Plans and Requirements Directorate Headquarters, U.S. Air Force. He holds a BS from Florida State University and an MA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Blom is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School, Air Command and Staff College, Squadron Officer School, and the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. He has had combat deployments in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and New Dawn. Notes 1. Ori Brafman, “Agile Leadership” (lecture, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth, KS, 21 January 2015). 2. TRADOC Pamphlet (TP) 525-3-1, The U.S. Army Operating Concept: Win in a Complex World (Fort Eustis, VA: TRADOC, 31 October 2014), para. 3-4. 3. Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 6-22, Army Leadership (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office [GPO], August 2012), 5. 4. Matthias Greune (Lt. Col., German army), email message to author, 30 January 2015. 5. Eitan Shamir, “The Long and Winding Road: The US Army Managerial Approach to Command and the Adoption of Mission Command (Auftragstaktik),” Journal of Strategic Studies 33(5) (2010): 647, accessed 5 January 2016. doi:10.10 80/01402390.2010.498244. 6. Ibid. 7. Ibid. 8. Ibid., 646. 9. Ibid. 10. Clinton J. Ancker III, “The Evolution of Mission Command in U.S. Army Doctrine, 1905 to the Present,” Military Review (March–April 2013): 42. 11. Ibid., 43. 12. Ibid., 46. 13. Shamir, “The Long and Winding Road,” 653. 14. Ibid., 652, 655–57, 665–66. 15. Ibid., 655. 16. Sydney Freedberg Jr., “The Army Gropes toward a Cultural Revolution,” Breaking Defense online magazine, 22 October 2014, accessed 5 January 2016, http://breakingdefense. com/2014/10/the-army-gropes-toward-a-cultural-revolution/. 17. Ancker, “The Evolution of Mission Command,” 51. 18. Tom Deierlien, “June 2014: 11 Timeless Principles of Leadership (US Army 1948),” Combat Leaders, 5 June 2014, accessed 5 January 2016, http://combatleaders.com/2014/06/05/ june-2014-11-timeless-principles-of-leadership-us-army-1948/; Field Manual (FM) 22-100 (obsolete), Military Leadership, (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, December 1958), 37–53. 19. FM 22-100 (obsolete), Army Leadership: Be, Know, Do (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, August 1999), 1-3. MILITARY REVIEW  March-April 2016 20. Billy Miller (Lt. Col., U.S. Army, Retired), email message to author, 8 January 2015. 21. Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 6-22, Army Leadership (Washington, DC: U.S. GPO, August 2012), 1-5. 22. Brafman, “Agile Leadership.” 23. ADRP 6-22, Army Leadership, 5-1. 24. Fons Trompenaars and Charles Hampden-Turner, Riding the Waves of Culture: Understanding Diversity in Global Business (London: The Economist Books, 1993), cited in Angela R. Febbraro, Brian McKee, and Sharon L. Riedel, eds., Technical Report TR-HFM-120, Multinational Military Operations and Intercultural Factors (Neuilly sur Seine, France: North Atlantic Treaty Organization Research and Technology Organization, November 2008), 1-5–1-6