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NDIA's SO/LIC Division to Present its Highest Award to TLDG Faculty, Lieutenant General (Retired) Frank Kearney
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Defense Industrial Association's (NDIA) Special Operations/Low-Intensity Conflict (SO/LIC) Division is pleased to announce that it will present its highest award, the R. Lynn Rylander Award, to Lieutenant General Francis H. Kearney, III, USA, (Ret). Read More +

QuickChek VP rings opening bell at NASDAQ
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Bob Graczyk, QuickChek’s vice president of human resources, was among a select group of military veterans invited to ring the opening bell of the NASDAQ in Times Square on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11. Read More +

Digital Bootcamp Brings Military-Style Leadership Training to the Fortune 5000
Thursday, November 19, 2015
West Point-Based Leadership Development Program Partners With Corporate Learning Pioneer CorpU Read More +

University of Phoenix Celebrates Veterans by Addressing the Need to Hire
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The University joins coalition of companies pledging to make hiring veterans in their organizations a priority in Veterans Day Nasdaq Opening Bell ceremony Read More +

QuickChek’s Graczyk Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell on Veterans Day
Thursday, November 19, 2015
QuickChek has been affiliated with Thayer Leadership Development Group for the past four years, using its leadership programs led by West Point instructors to train executives, implement leadership philosophy and recognize the leadership potential of its more than 3,500 employee team members. Read More +

QuickChek's Bob Graczyk rings opening bell at NASDAQ on Veterans Day
Thursday, November 19, 2015
QuickChek Vice President of Human Resources Bob Graczyk (second row, far right) was among a select group of military veterans invited to ring the opening bell of the NASDAQ in Times Square on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. While traditionally reserved for NASDAQ-listed companies only, Whitehouse Station, NJ-based QuickChek, a leader in the fresh convenience market, was invited to participate in this special all-American Veterans Day opening bell ringing by the Thayer Leadership Development Group to encourage companies to hire more veterans. (photo courtesy of NASDAQ) Read More +

TLDG’s inspirational setting at the Thayer Hotel at West Point is constantly reinforcing leadership
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The rooms at the Thayer Hotel, where TLDG’s attendees stay, are often named after inspirational West Point graduates who have led in all areas of human endeavor around the world. This month for instance, a room was dedicated to President Fidel V. Ramos, the retired President of the Philippines. Read More +

TLDG Celebrates Their 5th Anniversary!
Monday, May 18, 2015
Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Lieutenant General Buster Hagenbeck (Retired Superintendent of West Point) and CNN Military Correspondent Major General James "Spider" Marks Discuss the Thayer Leader Development Group (TLDG) at West Point To Celebrate the 5th Anniversary of TLDG. Read More +

Leadership is deliberate. You don’t accidentally have successful teams
Monday, May 04, 2015
Kearney, who was formerly the Deputy Commander for USSOCOM, a 62,000-person global enterprise with a $10 billion budget, says business people tend to underestimate the similarities of leading an infantry and leading a company. The Army may not seek profits, but it certainly aims for results, he says, all while recruiting, training, and organizing thousands of people. “Disciplined processes create agile organizations,” he likes to say. Read More +

West Point AOG Board of Directors honor two of TLDG's Board Members!
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
The West Point Association of Graduates Board of Directors voted to approve two of TLDG's board members as recipients of the 2015 Distinguished Graduate Award Read More +

U.S. Army Women's Basketball team to retire TLDG faculty, Katie (Macfarlane) Graves' Jersey
Friday, January 23, 2015
TLDG faculty, Katie (Macfarlane) Graves (USMA 2004) will be honored in a jersey retirement ceremony at halftime of the women's basketball game against American on Jan. 24! Read More +

Stevens Institute of Technology Master’s Students learn leadership lessons at TLDG
Thursday, January 08, 2015
If you were navigating an enemy minefield and tasked with laying a bridge for your teammates to cross safely, you’d probably be more worried about safety and survival than following the rules. Not so for Steven's Institute of Technology Master's students... Read More +

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