[LMB] Professionals...

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 11:08:11 BST 2021

"For want of a nail.  . .  a battle was lost," should be the motto of the
logistics corp.

On Tue, Jun 8, 2021, 11:28 PM Richard G. Molpus <rgmolpus at flash.net> wrote:

> His hours hiding under the drinks trolley paid off in spades when he
> started running thr Dendarii.
> Listening to Admirals and Generals  hash out problems in finance and
> supply gave him a background in the whole subject of logistics, but not the
> formal 'by the book details that filled in gaps he couldn't see. His time
> spent talking with Tsipis aided his effort to conglomerate everything
> together; which happened 'under fire starting with the first ship Captains
> meeting...
> Tung quickly saw Miles's deficiencies, and silently prayed this little
> runt could keep up the scam until it became real.
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>     On Tue, 8 Jun 2021, Matija Grabnar via Lois-Bujold wrote:
> > That ties into the earlier talk about Miles rejoining his class at the
> > academy. Students at the academy would be learning about tactics (from
> small
> > unit up), ship systems, and introductions to strategy and logistics.
> Miles
> > learned tactics and strategy from his grandfather, and I bet he had ship
> > systems theory for his bed-time reading. Practical education in
> logistics
> > (including running a fleet, and keeping it ... afloat so to speak) would
> > teach him stuff that even graduates at the academy would barely know -
> and
> > Miles was absolutely capable of applying practical knowledge to
> theoretical
> >
> <snip>
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