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Foreword

Foreword

By Lieutenant Colonel Robert Riggle, USMCR

If I were ever in trouble, publicly, one of my first calls would be to Helio Fred Garcia. I’ve known Fred for 12 years. I’ve been a student of his, so to speak, since we first met at the Marine Corps’ East Coast Commanders Public Affairs Symposium. I think Fred is an outstanding educator and communicator. “Outstanding” is the highest compliment a Marine can give...just so we’re clear.

I’ve been a Public Affairs Officer and occasionally a Civil Affairs Officer in the Marine Corps and the Marine Corps Reserves for the past 20 years. I’ve always put a premium on the value and impact of communications. At times, however, it felt like I was in the minority among my fellow Marines. I would often refer to a quote from General Dwight D. Eisenhower that said, “Public opinion wins wars.” Still...nothing from those around me....


  

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