Scott McChyystal, USA (ret) recounts Col. (ret) Stefan Banach’s experience serving a father and son in dire need while stationed in Afghanistan

“Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave — just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” (Matthew 20:26–28)

Servant leadership continues to be a buzz word in many circles these days. This term can be found in the corporate world, the church world, and even in the military.

The truth is that servant leadership is talked about more than it is practiced.

The question asked most frequently might sound like this: What does servant leadership look like? More specifically, within the military context, can you cite a good example of servant leadership? Very simply, “Yes, I can.”

I want to relate an event that occurred in the life of a good friend. His name is Steve Banach.

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Colonel (Ret.) Steve Banach’s GOPAC Presentation

  Colonel (Ret.) Steve Banach, co-author of “Uncommon Bonds: A Journey in Optimism”, discusses the threats facing America and what our leaders can do.  In the first video of this series, Col. (Ret) Banach asks if we are safer today than we were 15 years ago.   In...

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Memorial Day 2016

Steve Banach - DUTY from Luminary Events on Vimeo. I live Memorial Day every day of the year. This is true for many former and present day commanders who have lost men and women in combat or have seen their soldiers wounded in combat. Memorial Day stopped simply being...

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Banach Brothers Make Triumphant Return To Port Jervis

"They came home for a weekend recently, traveling on a cross-state road trip together to return to their roots and the community where they excelled in athletics as kids and teens and formed lasting bonds with their coaches and neighbors. Retired Colonel Steve Banach...

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Fox News Interview

Fox News Interview | October 12th    Jessica Curtis and Fox News were awesome! We appreciated being able to share our story with you! Read about and listen to the interview here.   

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Banach brothers returning to Port for Oct. 10 Book Signing

"When most people think of Port Jervis’ Banach brothers, they think of Olympic gold. But there is much more to know about the three brothers, including that they are recently published authors. Their book, "Uncommon Bonds: A Journey in Optimism," candidly shares the...

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