The Mission, the Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander Pete Blaber
Publisher: Berkley Caliber
Swenson Kevin Williams, who was leading the mission's command element, was shot in the arm. "The first concept we came up with was to fly over Kandahar in C-130s and drop parachutes attached to giant blocks of ice in the hills around town. Jul 2, 2011 - Written for the B school crowd. 1st Class Kenneth Westbrook, who was shot through the neck after being isolated from the rest of the U.S. Jun 9, 2013 - Part war story, part self-development seminar, The Mission, The Men, and Me is Pete Blaber's exhilarating and though provoking first-hand account of his tenure as a commander in Delta Force. Jul 2, 2012 - Review: THE MISSION, THE MEN, AND ME: LESSONS FROM A FORMER DELTA FORCE COMMANDER by Pete Blaber · 10:13 AM. Blaber's approach to decision making rests heavily his “Guiding Principle Lessons” that he uses to keep himself grounded in stressful situations and as you can imagine, being the commander of Advance Force Operations in Afghanistan came with its fair share of stress. Oct 14, 2013 - Former Marine Dakota Meyer was awarded the medal two years ago for his part of that fight, dodging gunfire in another part of the steep terrain before meeting up with Swenson for the final push against the enemy. Since most of the exploits were classified only a very heavily redacted view is afforded. In his memoir, The Mission, the Men and Me, Pete recounts what became his “Guiding Principles” over the course of 20 years. Nov 6, 2013 - Caveat: Let me be the first to say that I'm guilty of the following along with millions of other adults who use Facebook. Mar 15, 2013 - The book tells of how Delta Force was formedfrom its beginnings as a US version of the British SAS to its failed first mission freeing the hostages in the Iran. His lessons are not so much about war, but about data collection. Nov 10, 2013 - But before she was a superb aviator, a role model and a leader of her crew – as pilot-in-command (PIC) of a CH-46 Sea Knight transport helicopter, Jen was a 17-year-old “plebe” at the United States Naval Academy, starting off her life, and luckily, I became her As Jen lived just one town away from where my own daughter was born, north of Boston, as they were both in the class of 2000 and participated in the same sport — dinghy sailing — they also became close. Dec 26, 2011 - Former Delta Force commander and author of “The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons from a Former Delta Force Commander” Peter Blaber claims the magnetic gloves are a reality. The most serious injury was to Sgt. Jan 22, 2012 - Life's lessons can be learned in many different environments. Jan 30, 2012 - I've been reading a book titled: 'The Mission, The Men, and Me: Lessons Learned from a former Delta Force Commander”, by Pete Blaber.