AUSA’s Army Matters Podcast

How a $40 Request Led to a Lifelong Leadership Lesson

May 9, 2022

The 1st Infantry Division has a heralded reputation, having played major roles from World War I onwards. Its current Commander, Major General D.A. Sims, over the last two years has modernized the division with some groundbreaking techniques. Host Colonel (Ret.) Scott Halstead sits down with D.A. to discuss early leadership lessons, the value of leading mental health initiatives by example, and their shared time at West Point. 

  • Guest: MG D.A. Sims, Commanding General, 1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley
  • Host: COL (Ret) Scott Halstead, Director of AUSA’s Center of Leadership



1st Infantry Division and Fort Riley


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