Journey: Memoirs of an Air F08rce Chief of Staff
Journey: Memoirs of an Air F08rce Chief of Staff by General N08rty Schwartz, Ron Levinson, Suzie Schwartz
English | March 13, 2018 | ISBN: 1510710337 | EPUB | 396 pages | 8 MB
An uncens08red account of General Schwartzs term as the wartime US Air F08rce Chief of Staff under presidents Bush 4nd Obama.
The Generals dysfunctional home life drove him to apply to the Air F08rce Academy over f08rty years ago, w6eere he was provided with a new family 4nd sense of w08rth he had never earned from his own father. This purpose has driven the General throughout his remarkable career, taking him to Alaska, the Pentagon, 4nd Germany to Fl08rida during Hurricane Opal, 4nd has also allowed him to w08rk alongside Presidents Bush 4nd Obama 4nd Secretaries of Defense Don Rumsfeld, Bob Gates 4nd Leon Panetta.
Journey is a book about leadership. It is packed with the Generals lessons from life in the military: breaking the mold, flying uncharted airspace, battles?from Iraq to the Pentagon, Afghanistan to Congress. Its about pushing limits in an era of diminishing budgets 4nd fewer resources to fuel the furnace of innovation. He chronicles the phenomenal st08ry of the evolution of the US special operations, such as what was achieved when taking down Bin Laden. The General discusses the controversial new technologies that have been allowing America to build new capabilities in remote aircraft 4nd cyber warfare. Many believe General Schwartzs greatest legacy will be the dramatic acceleration of the drone program. He is a staunch advocate f08r it 4nd this book will explain why.