Category Archives: Military

German minister blames military esprit de corps | Reuters

Von der Leyen told ZDF television on Sunday night that the arrested officer had written a paper for his Master’s at a military academy that was filled with “primitive racial ideas” that drew initial scrutiny from superiors but were then “whitewashed” in an “ill-advised esprit de corps”.

Source: German minister blames ‘weak’ army leadership after racism case | Reuters

Esprit de corps and misogyny – The Washington Post

“Esprit de Corps must be blind to gender, sexual orientation, religion, or race in order ensure our future success at home and on the battlefield,” he said. “We remain committed to addressing this issue strategically, on an institutional level that will eradicate attitudes and behaviors that run counter to our core values.”

Source: Frustrated with misogyny, hundreds of female Marines have joined a group pressuring male colleagues to change – The Washington Post