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In the shadow of greatness : voices of leadership, sacrifice, and service from America's longest war : the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2002

Author: Joshua W Welle; et al
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua W Welle; et al
ISBN: 9781612511382 1612511384 9781612511399 1612511392
OCLC Number: 815728812
Description: xiv, 247 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David Gergen --
Introduction: Non sibi sed patriae --
Four years by the bay / Inside the Gates of Annapolis --
The leadership laboratory, fleet tested --
Honor tested / Will Carr --
Selflessness from the ICU / Anita Susan Brenner and Rachel Torres --
Ship, shipmate, self / Mike Johnson --
Fulfilling a top gun dream / Meagan Varley Flannigan --
Find a way, or make one / Meghan Elger Courtney --
Courage under fire --
A lovely afternoon over Baghdad / Jay Consalvi --
Bad karma / Wes Pass --
We serve where we're needed / Johnathan Van Meter --
The real hurt locker / Eric Jewell --
Evacuating the injured / Rocky Checca --
From the cradle to the grave / Anonymous --
Dhow in distress / Pat McConnell --
From Fallujah to Now Zad / Ben Wagner --
Beyond battlefield bullets --
Military diplomats / Graham Plaster --
Shaking the hand of fate / Courtney Senini --
Visit, board, search, and seizure: unsung heroes / Jason Jackson --
Lending a hand in tsunami relief / John Cauthen --
Training with the enemy: Iraq and U.S. naval partnerships / Travis Bode --
UN peacekeeping in practice / Dave Augustin --
Casey v. the volcano / Casey Bruce --
Inland sailor / Joshua W. Welle --
Integrity, teamwork, and sacrifice --
Sacrifices for country / Alex Katauskas --
Sometimes dreams do come true / Carol A. Andersen --
Forward deployed to ... Louisiana? / Kevin Stepp --
Working where the land meets the sky / Kate Kranz --
On building submarines and building character / Lucas Adin --
Lost at sea / Glyndell Houston --
Dual military couples: twice the challenge / Brooke Waller --
When no one's watching / Matt Freeman --
The next great generation --
Wild and precious life / Joshua Awad --
Serving beyond the uniform / Elizabeth Kreft --
Rings of courage and love: fighting for gay rights in the military / Gary Ross --
Command, citizenship, and government / Seth Lynn --
Conclusion --
Epilogue / Adm. Mike Mullen --
In memory of fallen Naval Academy graduates since September 11.
Responsibility: [edited by] Joshua Welle ... [et al.].

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