Writing is a powerful way to clarify and share ideas, and written products serve as catalysts for reflection and conversation. Here is a sample of my published works on military ethics and leadership:

How a Friend’s Wise Question Changed my Leadership Style.” Military Officer (Jan 2018)

Ethics of Cyber Operations: ‘5th domain’ creates challenges, needs new rules.” ARMY (Jan 2018)

"Leaders Should Love Their Soldiers." Soldier-ethicist site (Dec 19, 2017)

"Is Loyalty Overvalued?" ARMY (Dec 2017)

"Moral Misconceptions: Five flawed assumptions confuse moral judgments on war." ARMY (Nov 2017)

"Bending the Rules: Ambiguous standards, falsified records cause ethical harm." ARMY (Sep 2017)

"Divergent Ethics: Facing a foreign partner who has a different moral code." ARMY (Aug 2017)

"Know Thy Enemy: Better understanding foes can prevent debilitating hatred." ARMY (Jul 2017)

"When 'Moral Compasses' Need Calibration." ARMY (Jun 2017)

"How Leaders Can Combat Moral Injury in their Troops." ARMY (May 2017)

"A Third Form of Moral Injury." Soldier-Ethicist site (Mar 2017)

"The Military Leader's Role in Mitigating Moral Injury." Soldier-Ethicist site (Nov 2016)

"War is Hell. But it can be Heaven." Christianity Today (Dec 2015)

"Observations about Soldiers' Experiences of Killing." Soldier-Ethicist website. (Apr 2015)

"How Trust is Earned or Lost." ARMY (Jan 2014)

"A Moral Justification for Killing in War." ARMY (Feb 2010)

A Platoon Leader’s Tour (West Point, NY: 2009)

"Leading our Soldiers to Fight with Honor." ARMY (Nov 2006), editor.

"Morals in a Combat Zone." Washington Post (11 Jun 2006)

"The Military Leader's Role in Preventing and Treating Combat-related, Perpetration-Induced Psychological Trauma." JSCOPE 2005 & Soldier-Ethicist site.

"Military Leaders' Obligation to Justify Killing in War." JSCOPE 2000 & Military Review (Mar-Apr 2002)

"Soldiers, Self-Defense, and Killing in War." Masters' degree thesis, Virginia Tech (1998)

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