His sign became both a statement and a symbol for wounded warriors everywhere. From his grueling seal training to his search for a balance between arrogance and humility, Redman shares it all in this inspiring and unforgettable account. Redman is brutally honest about his struggles to learn how to be an effective leader, yet that effort pales beside the story of his critical wounding in 2007 while leading a mission against a key al-Qaida commander.
The Trident: The Forging and Reforging of a Navy SEAL Leader #ad - Decorated us navy seal lieutenant jason redman served his country courageously and with distinction in Colombia, Afghanistan, Peru, and Iraq, where he commanded mobility and assault forces. He conducted over forty capture/kill missions with his men in Iraq, locating more than 120 al-Qaida insurgents. But his journey was not without supreme challenges—both emotional and physical.
. He speaks candidly of the grit that sustained him despite grievous wounds, Erica, and his family, and of the extraordinary love and devotion of his wife, without whom he would not have survived. Vivid and powerful, and father, emotionally resonant and illuminating, a man who has come to embody the never-say-die spirit that defines the SEALs, husband, The Trident traces the evolution of a modern warrior, one of America's elite fighting forces.
Overcome: Crush Adversity with the Leadership Techniques of America's Toughest WarriorsCenter Street #ad - Learn how you can be counted among those who will Overcome. In this book, redman teaches:how to survive any life ambushhow to move from defense to offense using the proactive techniques of SEAL teamsHow to strengthen your endurance during long-term trials How to rediscover and thrive in your life purpose How to lead your team whether in business or family to success How to compete with the top 1% in your field How to stay the course even when you want to quitAnd moreSome people move through adversity and others fall underneath it.
After 40 surgeries, including extensive facial reconstruction and skin grafts, he came back from this experience stronger than ever-despite carrying scars and injuries he will have for the rest of his life. Retired navy seal and new york times bestselling author Jason Redman divulges how to triumph over adversity using proven Special Operations habits and mindsets.
Overcome: Crush Adversity with the Leadership Techniques of America's Toughest Warriors #ad - Adversity can often catch you by surprise and leave you struggling with what to do next. Redman went on to launch two successful companies and speaks all over the country on how to build better leaders through his Overcome mindset. Overcome is based on extensive research and interviews with America's toughest warriors-including retired 4-star Admiral William McRaven, retired 4-star General Stanley McChrystal, retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink, and others.
What if you could confront any adversity, bankruptcy-to normal daily challenges-a late flight, divorce, a missed promotion, from the biggest challenges-the loss of your job, a bad day-and not just survive it, a disappointing phone call, health issues, but thrive afterwards?Redman was horrifically wounded in Iraq in 2007 when he was shot at close range through the face and arm.
The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of RamadiThreshold Editions #ad - Col. These brave men were instrumental in securing the key locations in the pivotal 2006 Battle of Ramadi. One of the very best books to come out of the war in Iraq, ” Lt. At the same time, lacz shares how these experiences made him a better man and how proud he is of his contributions to one of this country’s most difficult military campaigns.
Dave grossman, bestselling author of on killing, the last punisher is a gripping and intimate on-the-ground memoir from a Navy SEAL who was part of SEAL Team THREE with American Sniper Chris Kyle. This legendary unit, mike monsoor, ” included Chris Kyle American Sniper, known as “The Punishers, Ryan Job, and Marc Lee.
The Last Punisher: A SEAL Team THREE Sniper's True Account of the Battle of Ramadi #ad - Through it all, lacz and his teammates formed unbreakable bonds and never lost sight of the cause: protecting America with their fight. With wry humor and moving testimony, kevin Lacz tells the bold story of his tour in Iraq with SEAL Team THREE, the warrior elite of the Navy. Minute by minute, lacz relays the edge-of-your-seat details of his team’s missions in Ramadi, offering a firsthand glimpse into the heated combat, extreme conditions, and harrowing experiences they faced every day.
. Experience his deployment, from his first mission to his first kill to his eventual successful return to the United States to play himself in the Oscar-nominated film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper. The last punisher is a “thoughtful, funny, and raw…always compelling” Bing West, New York Times bestselling author of No True Glory first-person account of the Iraq War.
The last punisher is the story of a seal and an “honest-to-God American hero” Mike Huckabee, #1 bestselling author who was never afraid to answer the call.
Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior MedicSt. Martin's Press #ad - That new life begins with the marines and includes his heroic achievements on the battlefield and the operating table, and finally, of his inspirational triumph over the demons caused by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder that threatened to destroy him and his family. It is also an uplifting human story that reveals how a young Hispanic American bootstrapped himself out of a life that promised a dead-end future by enlisting in the military.
. Donaldas a seal and combat medic, mark served his country with valorous distinction for almost twenty-five years and survived some of the most dangerous combat actions imaginable. From the rigors of bud/s training to the horrors of the battlefield, Battle Ready dramatically immerses the reader in the unique life of the elite warrior-medic who advances into combat with life-saving equipment in one hand and life-taking weapons in the other.
Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior Medic #ad - The gripping memoir of navy cross, silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart recipient SEAL Lieutenant Mark L.
Make the Impossible Possible: One Man's Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the ExtraordinaryCrown Business #ad - We all make ourselves “poor” in one way or another when we accept that we are not smart enough, experienced enough, or talented enough to accomplish something. Life is here and now, not something waiting for you in the future. You don’t have to travel far to change the life you’re living. Stop going through the motions of living--savor each and every day.
Bill grew up in the pittsburgh ghetto, four blocks from where he came to build one of the foremost job training centers in the world. He now speaks before CEOs and political leaders, church congregations and civic leaders. You only need to change your thinking to remake your world. Through lessons from his own life experiences, make the impossible Possible shows how all of us can build on our passions and strengths, dream bigger and set the bar higher, and those of countless others who have overcome their circumstances and turned their lives around, achieve meaningful success and help mentor and inspire the lives of others.
Make the Impossible Possible: One Man's Crusade to Inspire Others to Dream Bigger and Achieve the Extraordinary #ad - It’s all in the way we treat people and ourselves that determines a person’s outcomeThe sand in the hourglass flows only one way. Bill strickland works with the least advantaged among us, and if he can help them achieve the impossible in their lives, think what each of us can do. Among bill strickland’s beliefs:People are born into this world as assets, not liabilities.
Success is the point where your most authentic talents, passion, values, and experiences intersect with the chance to contribute to some greater good. Bill stricklandaccording to macarthur fellowship “genius” award winner Bill Strickland, a successful life is not something you simply pursue, it is something that you create, moment by moment.
Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in AfghanistanWilliam Morrow #ad - Acclaimed for its vivid, poignant, and honest recreation of sixteen brutal months of nearly continuous battle in the deadly Hindu Kush, Outlaw Platoon is a Band of Brothers or We Were Soldiers Once and Young for the early 21st century--an action-packed, highly emotional true story of enormous sacrifice and bravery.
A magnificent account of heroes, smoke, and brothers, infidels, it stands with Sebastian Junger's War as one of the most important books to yet emerge from the heat, renegades, and fire of America's War in Afghanistan. The new york times bestsellera riveting story of american fighting men, Outlaw Platoon is Lieutenant Sean Parnell's stunning personal account of the legendary U.
Outlaw Platoon: Heroes, Renegades, Infidels, and the Brotherhood of War in Afghanistan #ad - S. Army's 10th mountain Division's heroic stand in the mountains of Afghanistan.
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan WarRandom House #ad - Meyer takes us from his upbringing on a farm in Kentucky, through his Marine and sniper training, onto the battlefield, and into the vexed aftermath of his harrowing exploits in a battle that has become the stuff of legend. Investigations ensued, even as he was pitched back into battle alongside U. S. Will be told for generations.
President barack obama, from remarks given at meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremonyIn the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. We see it all through meyer’s eyes, bullet by bullet, with raw honesty in telling of both the errors that resulted in tragedy and the resolve of American soldiers, U.
Into the Fire: A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War #ad - S. Employing a variety of machine guns, grenade launchers, rifles, and even a rock, carried wounded Afghan soldiers to safety, Meyer repeatedly repulsed enemy attackers, and provided cover for dozens of others to escape—supreme acts of valor and determination. The story of what Dakota did. Army soldiers who embraced him as a fellow grunt.
. Leaves you gaping in admiration at Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer’s courage. National review “meyer’s dazzling bravery wasn’t momentary or impulsive but deliberate and sustained.
The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team WarriorScribner #ad - Impossible to put down…the operator is unique, surprising, and certainly the other half of the story of one of the world’s most famous military operations…In the larger sense, combat” Doug Stanton, destruction, this book is about…how to be human while in the very same moment dealing with death, a kind of counternarrative, New York Times bestselling author.
This instant new york times bestseller—“a jaw-dropping, fast-paced account” new york post recounts seal team Operator Robert O’Neill’s incredible four-hundred-mission career, including the attempts to rescue “Lone Survivor” Marcus Luttrell and abducted-by-Somali-pirates Captain Richard Phillips, and which culminated in the death of the world’s most wanted terrorist—Osama bin Laden.
In the operator, robert o’neill describes his idyllic childhood in Butte, Montana; his impulsive decision to join the SEALs; the arduous evaluation and training process; and the even tougher gauntlet he had to run to join the SEALs’ most elite unit. This is “a riveting, unvarnished, and wholly unforgettable portrait of America’s most storied commandos at war” Joby Warrick.
The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior #ad - . After officially becoming a seal, O’Neill would spend more than a decade in the most intense counterterror effort in US history. O’neill describes the nonstop action of his deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, evokes the black humor of years-long combat, brings to vivid life the lethal efficiency of the military’s most selective units, and reveals details of the most celebrated terrorist takedown in history.
For extended periods, not a night passed without him and his small team recording multiple enemy kills—and though he was lucky enough to survive, several of the SEALs he’d trained with and fought beside never made it home.
Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian SniperSimon & Schuster #ad - Elite sniper Jody Mitic loved being a soldier. I had just turned thirty, after three tours of duty overseas. I’d been shot at by mortars, eyed the enemy through my scope, survived through stealth and stamina. I was a master corporal, part of an elite sniper team sent on a mission to flush out Taliban in an Afghan village.
Within three years after the explosion, he was not only walking again, he was running. A twenty-year veteran of the canadian armed Forces, Jody Mitic served as a Master Corporal and Sniper Team Leader on three active tours of duty over the course of seven years. After losing both of his legs below the knees, Jody was forced to confront the loss of the only identity he had ever known—that of a soldier.
Unflinching: The Making of a Canadian Sniper #ad - But nothing prepared me for what happened next. Unflinching is a powerful chronicle of the honour and sacrifice of an ordinary Canadian fighting for his country, and an authentic portrait of military life. As a sniper, he secured strongholds from rooftops, engaged in perilous ground combat, and joined classified night operations to sniff out the enemy.
Determined to be of service to his family and to his country, he refused to let injury defeat him. One day in 2007, when he was on a mission in a small Afghan village, he stepped on a landmine and the course of his life was forever changed. His raw, candid, and engrossing memoir follows his personal journey into the Canadian military, and firefights in Afghanistan, through sniper training, culminating on the fateful night when he stepped on a landmine and lost both of his legs below the knees.
Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate SacrificeDutton Caliber #ad - Navy seal sniper and new york times bestselling author Brandon Webb’s personal account of eight of his friends and fellow SEALs who made the ultimate sacrifice. Along the way, trained, webb served beside, and supported men he came to know not just as fellow warriors, but as friends and, eventually, as heroes.
This is his personal account of eight extraordinary seals who gave all for their comrades and their country with remarkable valor and abiding humanity: Matt “Axe” Axelson, Webb’s best friend, who perished on Afghanistan’s Lone Survivor mission; Chris Campbell, classmates, killed while helping secure the successful rescue and extraction of American CIA and State Department diplomats in Benghazi; and other close friends, and JT Tumilson, Heath Robinson, who were among the casualties of Extortion 17; Glen Doherty, and fellow warriors.
Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice #ad - Knowing these great men—who they were, how they lived, and what they stood for—has changed my life. We’ve mourned their deaths. We can’t let them be forgotten. Let’s celebrate their lives. Brandon webb as a navy seal, brandon webb rose to the top of the world’s most elite sniper corps, experiencing years of punishing training and combat missions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan.
These are men who left behind powerfully instructive examples of what it means to be alive—and what it truly means to be a hero. Includes photographs.
The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and WinSt. Martin's Press #ad - Mastering the dichotomy of leadership requires understanding when to lead and when to follow; when to aggressively maneuver and when to pause and let things develop; when to detach and let the team run and when to dive into the details and micromanage. In addition, every leader must:· Take Extreme Ownership of everything that impacts their mission, yet utilize Decentralize Command by giving ownership to their team.
Care deeply about their people and their individual success and livelihoods, yet look out for the good of the overall team and above all accomplish the strategic mission. With their first book, jocko willink and leif babin set a new standard for leadership, Extreme Ownership published in October 2015, and better people, better followers, challenging readers to become better leaders, in both their professional and personal lives.
Exhibit the most important quality in a leader—humility, but also be willing to speak up and push back against questionable decisions that could hurt the team and the mission. With examples from the authors’ combat and training experiences in the seal teams, and then a demonstration of how each lesson applies to the business world, Willink and Babin clearly explain THE DICHOTOMY OF LEADERSHIP—skills that are mission-critical for any leader and any team to achieve their ultimate goal: VICTORY.
The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win #ad - Now, in the dichotomy of leadership, jocko and leif dive even deeper into the unchartered and complex waters of a concept first introduced in Extreme Ownership: finding balance between the opposing forces that pull every leader in different directions. 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.