Values / Service / Personal Example

Citizenship and Leadership

A short primer

Mark McMillion
5 min readJun 12, 2023

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Photo credit: Eva Beto, All Rights Reserved

This is an adaptation of a short speech I gave Friday to a group of young people ages 9–19. They were finishing a weeklong camp capped by a service project. I was asked to talk about citizenship and leadership. How’d I do?

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Mark McMillion

Retired Army officer with two tours in Baghdad, married with four kids. Proud West Virginian and West Point grad. Works available on Amazon.