Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff

Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff Ư 怬 Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff to read ზ Book Author General Norty Schwartz ᄹ General Norton Schwartz is an officer of impeccable integrity who met every challenge head on with skill and good humor His journey to four stars was marked by superior performance, while maintaining his humble and steady presence He continues to serve our country and contribute greatly through his leadership of Business Executives for National Security.Donald H Rumsfeld, Secretary of Defense, 1975 1977, 2001 2006There is no finer officer than Norty Schwartz, and no finer teammate for his journey than Suzie Our time with them was our good fortune as we benefited first hand from their service and the lessons that they share on these pages.General Peter J Schoomaker, USA ret , 5th Commander in Chief, U.S Special Operations Command, and 35th Chief of Staff, ArmyNorty and Suzie Schwartz together tell a unique story of a life together in the service of our country When I picked Norty to succeed the Air Force chief of staff I had fired, I knew three things General Schwartz could lead the Air Force through a tough time he would face challenges as the first Chief who was not a fighter or bomber pilot and he had a strong, forthright wife who would be instrumental in his success This book is a love storyabout the Air Force and about an extraordinary Air Force couple.Robert M Gates, Secretary of Defense, 2006 2011More than a delightful memoir by one of the nations most notable military couples, Journey is a fulsome account of leadership and service at the highest levels More than looking back and saying thank you to mentors who encourage them, the Schwartzes candid personal insights into military life are paying it forward to future generations of military leaders.Michael Donley, former Secretary of the Air ForceIt is sometimes too easy to forget the human dimensions of major institutions and major forces Norty and Suzie Schwartzs warmly personal account reminds us that peoplereal people from the heartland of Americamake all the difference in todays world.Gen Michael Hayden, USAF ret , former director of the CIA and NSAAn extraordinary story and important history of a violent, tumultuous era told by one of the visionary warriors responsible for the rebirth of Americas Special Operations Forces From aircraft cockpit to the halls of a wartime Pentagon, General Norty Schwartz was an inspirational leader who shaped history.Gen Stanley McChrystal, USA ret , former commander of U.S Forces in AfghanistanSuzie and Norty Schwartz have written a wonderful chronicle of a shared life of patriotism, service, and integrity They have deftly combined personal vignettes with the broader sweep of the historical events they witness, participated in, and influenced Readable and informative, I recommend it to students of military affairs, national security, and leadership.LtGen James Clapper, USAF ret , former U.S Director of National IntelligenceGeneral Schwartz is the consummate, quiet professional Revered by his subordinates and respected by both his peers and superiors, General Schwartz played an important part in the post 9 11 War on Terror His leadership resulted in many of the military successes against Al Qaeda that the public rarely hears about, but saved countless American lives.Frances Townsend, CNN contributor and former homeland security advisorNorty Schwartz is a fiercely determined leader who takes us on a thrill ride through his vital role in the evolution of our Special Operations forces and transition to the transformational RPA remotely piloted aircraft style of warfare Journey is a MUST READ that restores faith in the great American ideal that through hard work, unselfish drive, and impeccable integrity, even those with the most modest beginnings can reach almost unimaginable heights.John W Warner, U.S Senator ret , and former chairman, Senate Armed Services CommitteeEvery time I saw italics, I couldnt help but smile and nod in agreement Suzie Schwartz shared her unvarnished perspective of a military couples Journeythe uncertainty, unspoken out spoken fear, the constant need for flexibility and humor We watch her grow from being Nortys plus one to being his anchor, his armor, his champion And in doing so, she champions the struggles and devotion of all airmen and their families.Lynne Pace, spouse of General Peter Pace, USMC ret and Ship Sponsor of USS AmericaThrough a lifetime of service, Norty Schwartz has had a profound and lasting impact on the Special Operations community, the U.S Air Force, and our nation This book is both a journey through, and a textbook on, leadership It allows us to witness the development of a thoughtful, articulate leader Norty shares the highlights of an amazing career, along with his foibles and missteps, and the lessons he learned along the way I was fortunate to work with Norty, and appreciated firsthand his vision, compassion, and clarity of purpose revealed in the pages of this book.General Peter Pace, USMC ret , former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Journey is an utterly gripping story about leadership and teamwork at the highest level and an analysis of the shifting nature of war The story takes us from the generals time as a cadet at the USAF Academy to achieving the rank of 4 star general and being pivotal in rewriting and implementing national and defense policy meeting the demands of the GWOT.Don D Mann, New York Times bestselling author of Inside SEAL Team SIXNorty and Suzie Schwartz formed a magnificent leadership team for our Air Force men and women and their families during an exceptionally stressful time of war for our nation They were dedicated to improving every aspect of our troops lives No one worked harder and made of a difference Both continue to do so today Read about a remarkable couple who dedicated their lives to serving America.Admiral Mike Mullen, USN ret , 17th Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Deborah MullenWhat a story of service, dedication, and selfless sacrifice by one of our nations most revered teams While this amazing book has been completed, the awesome truth is that the story is not over, as their service to both our Airmen and our nation continues Norty and Suzie Schwartz have given their everything to our Airmen and to the joint service team, and their tireless efforts have impacted so many A Chief of different roots, General Norty Schwartz led the Air Force in the toughest of times, and we are far better for it Simply, these pages celebrate Americas very best.Gen Phil Breedlove, USAF ret.An uncensored account of General Schwartz s term as the wartime US Air Force Chief of Staff under presidents Bush and Obama.The Generals dysfunctional home life drove him to apply to the Air Force Academy over forty years ago, where he was provided with a new family and sense of worth he had never earned from his own father This purpose has driven the General throughout his remarkable career, taking him to Alaska, the Pentagon, and Germany to Florida during Hurricane Opal, and has also allowed him to work alongside Presidents Bush and Obama and Secretaries of Defense Don Rumsfeld, Bob Gates and 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, battlesfrom Iraq to the Pentagon, Afghanistan to Congress Its about pushing limits in an era of diminishing budgets and fewer resources to fuel the furnace of innovation He chronicles the phenomenal story 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 and cyber warfare Many believe General Schwartzs greatest legacy will be the dramatic acceleration of the drone program He is a staunch advocate for it and this book will explain why. 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    • 3.1
    • 255
    • Hardcover
    • General Norty Schwartz
    • English
    • 25 June 2017
    • 408 pages