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Author Klein, Joe, 1946- author.

Title Charlie Mike : a true story of heroes who brought their mission home / Joe Klein.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    363.3457 KLE    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description xi, 304 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Part one. We have a model -- Part two. War. Frick and frack on an elephant -- The uphills -- At the corner of angels and pirates -- The complete warrior -- Can you get me a beer? -- Part three. Finding Home. The diamond standard -- A challenge, not a charity -- One sky soldier falls, we all fall -- Living the herbalife -- The hero's journey -- My life is a train wreck -- Part four. Their mission continued. Legacy -- Transformation -- The biggest storms -- Post-traumatic growth.
Summary "The story of two decorated combat veterans linked by tragedy, who came home from the Middle East and found a new way to save their comrades and heal their country. This is one of the most hopeful stories to emerge from Iraq and Afghanistan--a saga of lives saved, not wasted. Greitens and Wood believe that the military virtues of discipline and selflessness, of sacrifice for the greater good, can save lives--and not just the lives of their fellow veterans. They believe that invigorated veterans can lead, by personal example, to stronger communities--and they prove it in Charlie Mike. Their personal saga is compelling and inspirational: Greitens and Wood demonstrate how the skills of war can also provide a path to peace, personal satisfaction, and a more vigorous nation"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Greitens, Eric, 1974-
Wood, Jake, 1983-
Mission Continues (Organization).
Disabled veterans -- Services for -- United States.
Volunteers -- Training of -- United States.
Veterans -- United States -- Biography.
Philanthropists -- United States -- Biography.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- United States.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Veterans -- United States.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Biography.
ISBN 9781451677300 (hardcover)
1451677308 (hardcover)
9781451677317 (trade paperback)
1451677316 (trade paperback)

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