1) Do you agree that EI training and skills create better Marine Leaders? 2) When involved in counter-insurgency missions, what are the benefits of EI trained Marines? What pitfalls may this prevent? 3) In what ways not mentioned in this article can EI benefit soldiers? 4) From your perspective, what are the pros and cons associated with EI training in the military? 5) Why has it taken this long to recognize the value of EI skills in the military?