The state of our U.S service academies is in continual decline which tracks considering every branch of the military has and will continue to struggle to meet its recruiting and retention goals. But how can it be the premier fighting force in the world is finding it so difficult to appeal to the millions of young men it has historically recruited?
My guest today has been a professor at the U.S. Naval Academy since 1987. His name is Bruce Fleming and today we talk about the dangers of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) agenda infused into our service institutions, why many young men are turned away from the direction of the U.S. military, what service academy attendees expect to find vs. what they actually find on campuses, and why academia and politics is ruining the future of our military fighting force.
My guest today is Bruce Fleming. He is a professor at the U.S Naval Academy and the author of 20 books including Saving our Service Academies: The Battle With, and For, the US Naval Academy to Make Thinking Officers and Masculinity From the Inside.
He has been honored with many awards including US Naval Academy’s Award for Excellence in Research and a US Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award. And, his articles and papers have been published in countless outlets including the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, and The Federalist.
- The dangers of The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Agenda
- Why many young men are turned away from the direction and messaging of the U.S. military
- What service academy attendees expect to find when they join versus what they actually find on campuses
- Why academia and politics is ruining the future of our military fighting force
- Joining the military is not what it used to be
- The warped definition of sexual assault
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