Superlative thought piece by Staff Sergeant Michael Gilliland, USMC and via the United States Naval Institute, providing clarity on the fundamentals of Cyber Marine retention within today's U.S. Marine Corps Forces Cyber Command. Outstanding.
"Some think the retention problem is about money. The Marine Corps is not the highest-paying organization for cyber skills today. But men and women do not join the Marine Corps for high pay." - by Staff Sergeant Michael Gilliland, USMC
'Staff Sergeant Gilliland joined the Marine Corps in 2005. He is a cyber Marine who has served as a signals intelligence (SIGINT) analyst, network analyst, member of an NSA red team, SIGINT instructor, and a watch officer.' - via the USNI Editors
News via Reuters Staff details a complaint from the German domestic intelligence agency (the interestingly monikerd Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution - Bundesamt für Verfassungsschutz) that Silicon Valley interweb-kingpins (think Facebook, Twitter, et cetera) are anti-democratic...
You be the judge.