Orienting the Gyroscope
MAR 08, 2022

Following the withdrawal of the U.S. military from Afghanistan, we are pleased to report that all our Fellowship alumni that were living in-country at the time were able to safely depart. While they settle into new realities across the globe and the people of Afghanistan continue to face many challenging circumstances, we'd like to take a moment to showcase a few of the talented Afghans within our alumni network and some of the important new projects and positions they have undertaken in recent months.

DEC 22, 2021

We were delighted to interview our Board members for this closing blog post of the year to provide an opportunity for our community to learn more about the terrific individuals at the Foundation’s helm. Read on for interesting insights like their favorite leadership lessons and what they’ve learned from working with our founder, as well as their passion for the Foundation’s work and much more.

NOV 22, 2021

In this latest Service Series post, we asked our friends at Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation (WQW) to walk readers through one of their flagship programs for wounded veterans. Their Fishing Experience ─ called “FX” for short ─ brings together a small group of former service members from across the country for a unique and powerful week-long experience in Bozeman, Montana. 

OCT 21, 2021

If you’ve picked up a copy of Rumsfeld’s Rules, you may recall reading the following lines, “I’ve found that many who excel at leadership learn from people who aren’t even alive. They read history, and most of all biographies....

SEP 13, 2021

After Secretary Rumsfeld’s passing, the Foundation was heartened to receive an outpouring of condolences and thoughtful reflections from our founder’s many friends and colleagues around the world. Among them were touching messages of gratitude from our Fellowship alumni and the military charity partners we have worked with over the years. This blog post includes a sample of such testimonials which speak to the significant and enduring impact that Rumsfeld had on the lives of so many. 

MAY 26, 2021

We are delighted to share this blog shedding some light on the backbone of our Graduate Fellowship Program – our program Advisers. Behind the rising young leaders that comprise our Fellowship Network, is the support and guidance of these dedicated professors who recognize our Fellows’ leadership potential and help them to advance in their academic and professional pursuits.

APR 07, 2021

We asked Ken Falke, Founder and Chairman of the Boulder Crest Foundation, to share some insights on his organization’s work in developing and delivering transformative programs that ensure our nation’s veterans have the tools they need to thrive in the aftermath of service-related trauma. The Rumsfeld Foundation has been proud to support the unique and important efforts of the Boulder Crest Foundation since 2015 and we are delighted to release this “Service Series” interview offering Ken’s perspective on Boulder Crest’s mission, operations, the field of Posttraumatic Growth and more.

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