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In the shadow of greatness : voices of leadership, sacrifice, and service from America's longest war

Author: Joshua W Welle; et al
Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Anecdotes
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
In the shadow of greatness.
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2012
(DLC) 2012018295
(OCoLC)785079501
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua W Welle; et al
ISBN: 9781612511399 1612511392
OCLC Number: 811247705
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 247 p.) : ill., maps
Contents: Foreword / David Gergen --
tIntroduction: Non sibi sed patriae --
Part I. Four Years by the Bay: Inside the Gates of Annapolis --
Part II. The Leadership Laboratory, Fleet Tested: Honor at sea / 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 --
Part III. Courage Under Fire: A lovely afternoon over Baghdad / Jay Consalv; 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 / Patrick McConnell; From Fallujah to Now Zad / Benjamin Wagner --
Part IV. 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 vs. the volcano / Casey Bruce; Inland sailor / Joshua Welle --
Part V. 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 / Katherine 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 / Lisa Freeman --
Part VI. The Next Great Generation: One 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 --
Part VII. Conclusion --
Epilogue / Adm. Mike Mullen --
In memory of fallen Naval Academy graduates since September 11.
Responsibility: the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2002 ; [edited by] Joshua Welle ... [et al.].

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"In the Shadow of Greatness is a powerful set of stories from gifted young men and women serving on the front lines of America's most important wars. Their combination of raw heroism, bravery, and Read more...

 
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