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Chiefly Thoughts

Chiefly Speaking: Redefining 2020's Impact

Brothers, It is hard to believe that we already find ourselves more than halfway through the year. This week, we are...

Chiefly Speaking: Lodge Support During COVID-19

Section Leaders, In moments like these, servant leadership is needed more than ever. We currently face unprecedented challenges as an organization,...

Chiefly Speaking: From the National Chief Regarding COVID-19

Brothers, Our world has experienced a lot of change in recent days, and I want to take a moment to address...

Letter from the National Chief and Vice Chief

Chiefs, It is hard to believe that only a few short weeks stand between this moment and the beginning of a...

National Chief's Address

Brothers, Thank you all for an amazing conference. The memories I made are ones I will remember forever - they would...

Thoughts on Brotherhood and Fellowship

When Dr. Goodman founded our great and honored Order, he glimpsed a vision. This vision was his dream of unity...

Thoughts on Camping and the Outdoor Experience

Some of my fondest memories in Scouting and as a young man have been directly related to the times I...

Thoughts on The Power of One

The idea of "power" is quite remarkable. Empires have both come to being at its hand and conversely fallen because...

Duty to Country

The Order of the Arrow has always served as one of the pinnacles of service to our country, not because...

Thoughts on Being a Role Model

I remember playing football in the fourth grade every recess. It was twenty minutes of my time during a long...

Thoughts on Commitment to the Order of the Arrow

Ninety years ago, at a summer camp on an island in the Delaware River, E. Urner Goodman inducted a group...

Thoughts on Servant Leaders and The Great Outdoors

The vast forests, fields, oceans, and mountains of the United States have become our most vital resources in the Boy...