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John Gretton "Jocko" Willink is an American retired officer of the United States Navy, who served in the Navy SEAL teams. He is also a podcaster and author.
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Remember the Ramrods
An Army Brotherhood in War and Peace
David Bellavia - 2022-11-08
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The Iraq War’s only living Medal of Honor recipient reveals the untold story of the remarkable brotherhood behind one of the war’s legendary acts of valor In 2004, he stormed an enemy stronghold to save his platoon. Fourteen years later, his unit reunited and saved him. This is their story.“Acting on instinct to save the members of his platoon from...
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@MichaelRCaputo @WarriorMentor @audible_com Amazing book. Amazing man and hero.      source
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Always Faithful
A Story of the War in Afghanistan, the Fall of Kabul, and the Unshakable Bond Between a Marine and an Interpreter
Thomas Schueman, Zainullah Zaki - 2022-08-09
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Band of Brothers meets Argo in this dramatic and heartfelt dual memoir of the war in Afghanistan told by two men from opposite worlds. Always Faithful entwines the stories of Marine Major Tom Schueman, and his friend and Afghan interpreter, Zainullah "Zak" Zaki, as they describe their parallel lives, converging paths, and unbreakable bond in the fa...
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350 is up with Major Tom Schueman, @USMC. He fought hard battles in Sangin, Afghanistan. Later, he fought administratively to rescue his interpreter from the Taliban. SEMPER FI. His incredible book available here:      source
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The Glass Factory
Braxton McCoy - 2017-09-08
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In 2006, Sgt. Braxton McCoy (Ret.) was severely wounded by a suicide bomber in Ramadi, Iraq, and later told he may never walk again. After nearly a decade of physical therapy and rehabilitation Braxton has not only regained the majority of his strength, but he has now climbed mountains and competed in endurance races. This book follows his story fr...
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And here is @braxton_mccoy incredible book, The Glass Factory:      source
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The Dichotomy of Leadership
Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win
Jocko Willink - 2018-09-25
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THE INSTANT #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of Extreme Ownership comes a new and revolutionary approach to help leaders recognize and attain the leadership balance crucial to victory. With their first book, Extreme Ownership (published in October 2015), Jocko Willink and Leif Babin set a new standard for leaders...
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@Scarp_BadaBing @MtViewLShip @LeifBabin Get the book Dichotomy of Leadership.      source
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Animal Farm
George Orwell - 1996-04-01 (first published in 1945)
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This remarkable book has been described in many ways—as a masterpiece...a fairy story...a brilliant satire...a frightening view of the future.A devastating attack on the pig-headed, gluttonous and avaricious rulers in an imaginary totalitarian state, it illuminates the range of human experience from love to hate, from comedy to tragedy.With an Intr...
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There is a book called Animal Farm. You should check it out.      source
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The Vegetarian Myth
Food, Justice, and Sustainability
Lierre Keith - 2009-05-01
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Part memoir, nutritional primer, and political manifesto, this controversial examination exposes the destructive history of agriculture—causing the devastation of prairies and forests, driving countless species extinct, altering the climate, and destroying the topsoil—and asserts that, in order to save the planet, food must come from within living ...
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@davethevegan Check out a book called The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Kieth if you are open to some different ideas about what you eat.      source
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Blood Meridian
Or the Evening Redness in the West
Cormac McCarthy - 1992-05-05 (first published in 1985)
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Blood Meridian is an epic novel of the violence and depravity that attended America's westward expansion, brilliantly subverting the conventions of the Western novel and the mythology of the Wild West. Based on historical events that took place on the Texas-Mexico border in the 1850s, it traces the fortunes of the Kid, a fourteen-year-old Tennessee...
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Was able to show the darkness in humanity and there’s nothing pleasant in any way, shape or form.      source
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About Face
The Odyssey of an American Warrior
Colonel David H. Hackworth - 1990-04-15 (first published in 1989)
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Called “everything a twentieth century war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this national bestseller by Colonel David H. Hackworth presents a vivid and powerful portrait of a life of patriotism.From age fifteen to forty David Hackworth devoted himself to the US Army and fast became a living legend. In 1971, however, he appeared on t...
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I had About Face next to my bed in Ramadi. I literally read it every night. That’s how I'd fall asleep.      source