Learning how to lead

Updated: November 11, 2011, 11:21 PM ET
By Dr. Jack Ramsay

After Pearl Harbor, I wanted to get into the war. But on December 7th, 1941, I was just 16. I was young for my school years, so at that time I was a senior in high school. I went through my freshman year at St. Joseph's University and I joined the Navy when I was 17. This was 1943.

Despite having only one year of college, the Navy sent me to its officer training program, which usually required two years of college. I went to Villanova in what was called a V-12 program. I was there ...

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