Eagle Leadership Development Program (ELDP)

Educating, training, and inspiring Eagle Leaders to enrich Veterans’ lives.

The Eagle Leadership Development Program (ELDP) is a sequential, 36-month curriculum designed to invest in our Eagle Leaders through education, genuine relationships, movement, and elevation to build empathetic, authentic, genuine, loyal, and effective chapters to enrich veterans’ lives.

What is Eagle Leadership?

Eagle Leadership is all about building genuine relationships. Eagle Leaders are empathetic, authentic, and loyal leaders that build genuine relationships to effectively carry out Team RWB’s mission of enriching veterans’ lives.

Eagle Leaders are:

  • Empathetic to veterans, teammates, and people.
  • Authentic to themselves (Know yourself).
  • Genuine to others (Understand others).
  • Loyal and committed to their communities.
  • Effective in carrying out the mission under the Eagle Ethos.

“I’ve learned that genuine leaders admit when they are wrong, and forgive quickly when they have been wronged. That’s what Eagle Leadership means to me.”

– Tephanie Brooks, Eagle Leader

Why I’m Grateful for this Past Year as an Eagle Leader Fellow

Blog written by: Maureen Slotnick “Management is about persuading people to do things they do not want to do, while leadership is about inspiring people …

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I Quit My Job to Attend Team RWB’s Storytelling Camp

Editor’s Note: Abbie Wentzel joined Team RWB in 2014 and eventually stepped up to lead our Chapter in Lexington, VA. In 2016, Abbie and her …

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An Eagle Never Flies Alone

Blog written by: Lisa Richmond Something unexpected happened when I applied for Team RWB Storytelling Camp in Seattle. When I got the acceptance email, I panicked – …

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