What should junior leaders do to shape the future of the Naval Service and truly be foundational to institutional excellence. What is the connection with Competence, Courage and Compassion? When it comes to Courage, is it about physical, moral, or both? What is an inspirational leader? LtGen John Wissler, USMC (ret.) began his career as a combat engineer, commanding at every echelon. As a General officer, he was CG, III Marine Expeditionary Force and Commander, Marine Corps Forces, Japan; as well as Commander, US Marine Corps Forces Command and Commanding General, FMF Atlantic.