Centennial Anniversary of the American Legion

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As we reflect on the Centennial Anniversary of the American Legion, which recently occurred on 15 Mar 2019, we’re reminded of the reason the American Legion was formed. According to the Legion, “[t]he American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.”

To celebrate the Centennial Anniversary, Brett P. Reistad, the American Legion National Commander, sent an email to Legionnaires, where he wrote “It all started 100 years ago today when four line officers decided to start an organization to help the millions of veterans returning home from World War I.

And for 100 years, The American Legion has been an influential force in improving the lives of veterans and shaping American society.  Everything we’ve accomplished is because of our Legionnaires — and your commitment to serving our veterans, our communities and our nation.  Together, we’ve made amazing things happen.  Thank you for being a part of The American Legion Family and what you do every day on behalf of our veterans, servicemembers and their families.

I’m very proud of our legacy. I can’t wait to see what comes next.  Happy birthday, Legionnaires!”

National Commander Reistad’s email perfectly captures what the American Legion is all about, plus the impact the Legion has had on veterans.  For more from National Commander Reistad, please watch the American Legion video.

Additionally, there is an informative Centennial Documentary…it’s worth watching and is just under 12 minutes long. The video is available here.

The author, US Air Force retired Brigadier General Carl Buhler, is the CEO and Lead Consultant of Buhler Consulting, LLC which specializes in providing consulting services for aircraft maintenance, technology, SBIR, supply, logistics and production. Brig Gen Buhler (ret) is a member of the American Legion.

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NATIONAL K9 VETERANS DAY – March 13, 2019

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Today, March 13, 2019 is National K9 Veterans Day. According to National Day Calendar, “National K9 Veterans Day is celebrated on March 13th on the official birthday of the US Army K9 Corps, which was formed in 1942.  Joseph White, a retired military working dog trainer, originated the idea for the day.”

Every day, around the globe, veteran Military Working Dogs perform a variety of roles to keep others safe and to help execute a variety of missions. Some of these military working dogs are honored throughout their career with retirements and awards, but today is a great day to recognize the service of all military working dogs.  One way to recognize military working dogs today is to use the #NationalK9VeteransDay hashtag.

The author, US Air Force retired Brigadier General Carl Buhler, is the CEO of Buhler Consulting, LLC which specializes in providing consulting services for aircraft maintenance, technology, SBIR, supply, logistics and production. Brig Gen Buhler (ret) is a member of the Air Force Association, the American Legion, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

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National Association of Corporate Director’s ‘From Battlefield to Boardroom’ Course

NACD logo for article by Brig Gen ret Carl BuhlerRecently, I was able to attend the National Association of Corporate Director’s (NACD) “From Battlefield to Boardroom” course.  Simply put, it was fantastic.  As one of over sixty retired, or soon-to-be retired, flag or general officers, I learned an enormous amount about corporate boards.

According to NACD, this course was “its eighth annual Battlefield to Boardroom event, a board development program designed to prepare retired and soon-to-retire military flag and general officers to serve in the boardroom.”  NACD added “Speakers addressed topics ranging from the roles and responsibilities of corporate directors and board members’ fiduciary duties to more complex issues related to the oversight of strategy, risk, and cybersecurity; committees; and board/shareholder engagement.”

Additionally, attending the course was a great opportunity to reconnect with friends I served with over the last three decades, plus an opportunity to meet new friends and associates.  My interest in board membership definitely increased as a result of attending …and I look forward to attending more NACD courses and events.  For more details on NACD and this course, please visit NACD’s article.

The author US Air Force retired Brigadier General Carl Buhler, is the CEO and Lead Consultant of Buhler Consulting, LLC which specializes in providing consulting services for aircraft maintenance, technology, SBIR, supply, logistics and production. Brig Gen Buhler (ret) is a member of the Air Force Association, the National Association of Corporate Directors, the National Defense Industrial Association, and the Logistics Officer Association.

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A Great Partnership – Buhler Consulting, LLC & DelMar Aerospace Corporation

Buhler Consulting CEO US Air Force Brigadier General Carl Buhler (ret)

Buhler Consulting, LLC and DelMar Aerospace Corporation announced they are formally partnering and collaborating on a range of consulting ventures to include AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects.  The Companies recently completed projects with five clients supporting either their ongoing SBIR Phase I work or their efforts to win a Phase I contract.

For more information, please visit our joint press release.

The CEO of Buhler Consulting, LLC is US Air Force Brigadier General (ret) Carl Buhler.  Buhler Consulting, LLC specializes in providing consulting services for aircraft maintenance, technology, SBIR, supply, logistics and production. Brig Gen Carl Buhler (ret) is a member of the Air Force Association, the National Association of Corporate Directors, the National Defense Industrial Association.

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