She's Got Grit: Leadership at ground level

LTC Nadine Kokolis learned early lessons in leadership and grit that took her around the world.

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Dear LT: Grit in three ways you didn't expect, and one you did

Grit: it's not only one kind of thing. There were three ways I needed grit I hadn't expected to, and one way it came naturally. 

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She's Got Grit: ALL FOCUS with woman fighter pilot and leader

At 400 knots, three feet away from her wingman, female fighter pilot and woman aviation leader Tammy Barlette is focused and unafraid.

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Dear LT: military leadership part 1: It's not about you.

Dear LT: this post will give you the secret of leadership.

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She's got GRIT: trailblazer woman Pilot shares leadership wisdom

Karen Baetzel shares her thoughts on leadership and grit as one of the first women to fly in the Navy. "I realized the first glass ceiling was in my own head," says Karen Baetzel. 

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Dear LT: You've got grit

Dear LT,

You're just getting started. You're going to need grit. Lucky for you, you already have it.

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She's Got Grit: A conversation with pioneer Navy navigator Linda Maloney

In her twenties, Linda Maloney went from 0 to 110 knots in 3 seconds, catapulted off an aircraft carrier into the wide blue sky, one of the Navy's pioneer women aviators. As you can imagine, she can tell you a thing or two about grit.

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How the GRIT PROJECT came about

As one of the first women to fly the Apache helicopter, I faced a lot of resistance, and I came to think of what my experience those eight years required as defined primarily by grit. The GRIT Project came about after I agreed to mentor a new Army Aviation 2LT through a women officer’s mentoring program and thought about how to scale that advice.

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