Sounds like the USMC, US Army, and SOF need to revisit Col. Boyd and his apostles.
How about some leadership that thinks "outside the box"? Reactive will get you killed. Proactive will kill the enemy.
When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains,
And the women come out to cut what remains,
Jes roll to your rifle and blow out your brains
An' go to your Gawd like a soldier.
From Kipling's poem The Young British Soldier: