Leadership by Col. Danny McKnight

Learn Leadership skills by Colonel Danny R. McKnight, USA Ranger Commander (Ret.), and author of “Streets of Mogadishu – Leadership At Its Best, Political Correctness At Its Worst!” Danny will discuss and teach how to:

  • Do the right thing: Hard right versus easy wrong; if it feels right, then do it
  • Leadership vales: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless-Service, Honor, Integrity and Personal Courage
  • Commitment * Professionalism * Responsibility: it’s a Privilege—Trust
  • Accountability: Ownership for your actions
  • Teamwork, Lead by example: Lead from the front
  • Decision making

Retired Ranger Col. Danny McKnight was the unit commander of the 75th Ranger Regiment involved in TaskForce Ranger in Mogadishu, Somalia that was described in the book & movie Blackhawk Down.

On October 3, 1993 in the most dangerous part of Mogadishu, Somalia the men of Task Force RANGER became involved in the most intense combat for American troops since the Vietnam War. Streets of Mogadishu addresses not only this situation commonly referred to as Black Hawk Down, but also the untold stories of that military engagement, the real events of Task Force RANGER combat operations from leadership to the negative impacts of political correctness on military decisions.

Event details

Dec 19 2017

Date & time

Tuesday, December 19th 2017


Mountain View Performing Arts Center
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