They were four exceptional soldiers, a new generation asked to save an army that had been hollowed out after Vietnam. They survived the military's brutal winnowing to reach its top echelon. They became the Army's most influential generals in the crucible of Iraq. Collectively, their lives tell the story of the Army over the last four decades and illuminate the path it must travel to protect the nation over the next century.
"Learning from the Military"
"Like the War or Not - These Men are Impressive"
Veronica's summer fling is flung into the fireworks of Hilton Head Island's 4th of July. She loves singing at the resort, but with a shocking ransom note to pay, who can you trust when you're new in town?
Four warrior Clans have shared the land around the lake as equals for many moons. But a prophecy foretells that three ThunderClan cats will hold the power of the stars in their paws. Jayfeather and Lionblaze know that they are two of the cats in the prophecy. Now the brothers must wait for a sign from StarClan to discover the identity of the third cat.Meanwhile, Dovekit and Ivykitkin of the great leader Firestarare poised to become ThunderClan apprentices.
"Did not really grab me until near the end."
"Bewitched", by Rebecca Mead; "The Scholar", by Jeffrey Toobin; "Small Change", by Malcolm Gladwell; "Influencing People", by David Denby; and "Shaggy Dogs", by Nancy Franklin.