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Heather Venable

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Heather Venable: Gen Z - The Best Tacticians in History?

Western Way of War

Dr Heather Venable, associate professor at the US Air Command and Staff College, offers advice to students in professional military education courses and discusses the challenges of turning great tactical operators into people with useful skills in operational design and grand strategy. The conversation with Peter Roberts also covers the mythology of the Taliban as experts in manoeuvre warfare, whether 'helpful fiction' is even vaguely useful, and why air power theory is stuck in a ditch.


2 Sep 2021

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Dr. Aimee Fox & Dr. Heather Venable, “On Innovation and Institutional Identity - Lessons for Today”

The #BruteCast

This episode features two Krulak Center Non-Resident Fellows, both with backgrounds in military history and institutional innovation The first guest is Dr. Aimée Fox, a historian of warfare who explores military innovation and change in historic and contemporary armed forces. She is an assistant professor in King’s College London’s Defense Studies Department based at the United Kingdom’s Joint Services Command and Staff College. Her first book, Learning to Fight: Military Innovation and Change in the British Army, 1914-1918 was published by Cambridge University Press in 2018, and was awarded both the Templer Medal for Best First Book by the Society for Army Historical Research and the British Army Military Book of the Year prize in 2018. Her current research explores the importance of social relations and informal networks to the process of innovation, and the ways in which the social politics of military organizations helps or hinders innovation with a particular focus on the role of command and leadership. The second guest is Dr. Heather P. Venable, Associate Professor of Military and Security Studies in the Department of Airpower at the United States Air Force’s Air Command and Staff College. She has also served as a visiting professor at the United States Naval Academy, where she taught naval and Marine Corps history. Last year Naval Institute Press published her new book, How the Few Became the Proud: The Making of the Marine Corps’ Mythos, 1874-1918. This book has been strongly recommended by digital military journals such as the Strategy Bridge, War on the Rocks, and the Modern War Institute, where Dr. Venable has also written extensively about airpower and the current United States Air Force. Her current research centers on intersections between theory and pre-war thinking and the application of airpower in combat. Intro/outro music is "Evolution" from BenSound.com (https://www.bensound.com) Follow the Krulak Center’s activities below: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brute.krulak.39 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thekrulakcenter/ Twitter: @TheKrulakCenter YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcIYZ84VMuP8bDw0T9K8S3g Krulak Center homepage on The Landing: https://unum.nsin.us/kcic

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27 Jan 2021

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Sea Control 184 – Chokepoints and Littorals with Dr. Heather Venable and Director Valerie Jackson

Sea Control - CIMSEC

By Jared Samuelson Brute Krulak Center for Creativity and Innovation Director Valerie Jackson and Dr. Heather Venable join me to discuss the lessons learned from CIMSEC’s Project Trident Chokepoints and Littorals Week! We’ll be discussing whether chokepoints are still relevant, mine warfare, chokepoints as a temporal phenomenon, and the importance of presence. Download Sea Control 184 … Continue reading Sea Control 184 – Chokepoints and Littorals with Dr. Heather Venable and Director Valerie Jackson →

18 Jun 2020

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Sea Control 184 - Chokepoints and Littorals with Dr. Heather Venable and Director Valerie Jackson

Sea Control

Link: Chokepoints and Littorals Week


18 Jun 2020

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