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  • The Last Air Force One: A Post-Apocalyptic Thriller

  • Black Autumn Companion Series, Book 1
  • By: Jeff Kirkham, Jason Ross
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112

President Nathaniel “Dutch” McAdams and his family are swept away on Air Force One when a Black Swan event cripples the rattled American economy. Meant to be a safe-haven, he soon finds the violence in the air just as savage as the chaos on the ground. Dutch is running out of time, and he must choose between his own child or the fate of millions of Americans; most of whom are woefully unprepared and running blind in mass hysteria.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I really enjoyed this book...

  • By The Grooming Network on 04-16-19

awesome read and not off key for fiction

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-10-19

awesome read and very enjoyable. feasible, possible, and again a fun read. character's are believable and flesh out nicely

  • On Combat

  • The Psychology and Physiology of Deadly Conflict in War and in Peace
  • By: Dave Grossman, Loren W. Christensen
  • Narrated by: Dave Grossman
  • Length: 18 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,006
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,995

On Combat looks at what happens to the human body under the stresses of deadly battle and the impact on the nervous system, heart, breathing, visual and auditory perception, memory - then discusses new research findings as to what measure warriors can take to prevent such debilitations so they can stay in the fight, survive, and win. A brief, but insightful look at history shows the evolution of combat, the development of the physical and psychological leverage that enables humans to kill other humans, followed by an objective examination of domestic violence in America.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just what I needed.

  • By Jonah on 03-21-17

must read for any warrior

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-11-19

I don't give 5 stars normally. This book hits home for and on so many levels. If I'd known half of this when I was in service things would be so much easier today.

  • Directorate S

  • The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • By: Steve Coll
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 28 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 808
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 733
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 726

Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, best-selling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • All the detail you could want

  • By Louis Macareo on 03-06-18

awesome read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-22-19

very informative on what happened in Afghan prior and post 9.11. the interference from other countries

  • Dead Center

  • A Marine Sniper's Two-Year Odyssey in the Vietnam War
  • By: Ed Kugler
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 747
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 688
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 683

Raw, straightforward, and powerful, Ed Kugler's account of his two years as a Marine scout-sniper in Vietnam vividly captures his experiences there - the good, the bad, and the ugly. After enlisting in the Marines at 17, then being wounded in Santo Domingo during the Dominican crisis, Kugler arrived in Vietnam in early 1966. As a new sniper with the 4th Marines, Kugler picked up bush skills while attached to 3d Force Recon Company, and then joined the grunts.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • If not the best certainly tied for the best

  • By Rose Dawn Blanton on 08-04-15

very well done. narrative was superb.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-19-16

very well written, it shows the war from a unique perspective. it makes you think, and you can visualize what's going on.

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  • Leadership and Training for the Fight

  • A Few Thoughts on Leadership and Training from a Former Special Operations Soldier
  • By: Paul R. Howe
  • Narrated by: Pete Larkin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190

Tested and effective leadership and teaching advice based on riveting combat stories from a Special Operations veteran. In Leadership and Training for the Fight, MSG Paul R. Howe, U.S. Army Retired, shares ideas on leadership that he has developed through extensive combat experience. Howe tells riveting stories of military operations and analyzes leadership concepts. He also gives advice on how to understand students and how to refine your teaching methods. Written with the unique insight of a Special Operations soldier, this book is the perfect guide for anyone interested in improving leadership skills.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Tactical Training - must read

  • By Sheepdog627 on 01-21-15

leadership

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Reviewed: 02-06-16

loved it kept me engaged in the book was very informative hit the primary points exactly as neefed

1 of 1 people found this review helpful