Notes on The Pentagon Wars

Dr. Jack Martin (Left), USAF Assistant Secretary for R&D presenting Col Jim Burton (Right) with the Legion of Merit

industrial complex in the 70s and 80s. A lot of the events and lessons in this book are applicable today. I used this book to create my “To Be or To Do” leadership lesson for the ACE course and as part of my continued study into the work of Col John Boyd. Below are the notes and key points I took from the book to help me create the lesson and case study.