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  1. CelinaBobcat34

    CelinaBobcat34 Member

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    Hi I am a hopeful candidate for a service academy in the future and wanted to know if anyone had any recommendations for military books for someone my age. I have read the few super popular books like Unbroken, American Sniper, and Lone Survivor. I also have read Once an Eagle and Absolutely American and some others and wanted to know anyone other good book recommendations. Thanks!
     
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    Resilience and The Heart and the Fist both by Eric Greitens. Look em' up!
     
  3. CelinaBobcat34

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    I have read A Warriors Heart by Greitens and liked it, so I will look those up also. Thanks!
     
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    American Caesar by William Manchester
     
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    raimius USAFA Alumnus

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    The Unforgiving Minute
    Not a Good Day to Die
     
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    For anyone interested in being an officer, the experiences of a young US Army lieutenant in Afghanistan were described in the autobiography "
    The Unforgiving Minute: A Soldier's Education" by Craig Mullaney. He also tells of his childhood, his years at West Point, family problems, girlfriends, as well as his initially being overwhelmed by being assigned a combat command and, later, feeling as more comfortable in the field in Afghanistan than back at home in the States or even when he gets a promotion to the "rear".


    A tremendous read.
     
  7. CelinaBobcat34

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    Thank you all for your responses, I plan on reading all these in the future!
     
  8. flieger83

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    "Once an Eagle" by Anton Myrer.
    It speaks a LOT to leadership.

    Steve
    USAFA ALO
    USAFA '83
     

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