The Resource Charlie Mike : a true story of war and finding the way home, Joe Klein., (electronic resource)

Charlie Mike : a true story of war and finding the way home, Joe Klein., (electronic resource)

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Charlie Mike : a true story of war and finding the way home
Title
Charlie Mike
Title remainder
a true story of war and finding the way home
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Joe Klein.
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eng
Summary
This is the true story of two decorated combat veterans linked by tragedy, who come home from the Middle East and find a new way to save their comrades and heal their country.In Charlie Mike, Joe Klein tells the dramatic story of Eric Greitens and Jake Wood, larger-than-life war heroes who come home and use their military discipline and values to help others. This is a story that hasn't been told before, one of the most hopeful to emerge from Iraq and Afghanistan--a saga of lives saved, not wasted. Greitens, a Navy SEAL and Rhodes Scholar, spends years working in refugee camps before he joins the military. He enlists because he believes the innocent of the world need heavily armed, moral protection. Wounded in Iraq, Greitens returns home and finds that his fellow veterans at Bethesda Naval Hospital all want the same thing: they want to continue to serve their country in some way, no matter the extent of their injuries. He founds The Mission Continues to provide paid public service fellowships for wounded veterans. One of the first Mission Continues fellows is charismatic former Marine sergeant Jake Wood, a natural leader who began Team Rubicon, organizing 9/11 veterans for dangerous disaster relief projects around the world. "We do chaos," he says. The chaos they face isn't only in the streets of Haiti after the 2011 earthquake or in New York City after Hurricane Sandy--it's also in the lives of their fellow veterans, who've come home from the wars traumatized and looking for a sense of purpose. Greitens and Wood believe that the military virtues of discipline and selflessness, of sacrifice for the greater good, can save lives--and not just the lives of their fellow veterans. They believe that invigorated veterans can lead, by personal example, to stronger communities--and they prove it in Charlie Mike. Their personal saga is compelling and inspirational: Greitens and Wood demonstrate how the skills of war can also provide a path to peace, personal satisfaction, and a more vigorous nation
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TEFOD
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1946-
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Klein, Joe
Dewey number
363.34/5763209270973
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LC call number
UB363
LC item number
.K66 2015ab
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other
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Read by Holter Graham
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Graham, Holter
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  • Greitens, Eric
  • Wood, Jake
  • Mission Continues (Organization)
  • Disabled veterans
  • Volunteers
  • Veterans
  • Philanthropists
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • United States
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Charlie Mike : a true story of war and finding the way home, Joe Klein., (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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o926048087
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8 hr., 46 min., 17 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9781442395312
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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26F77356-CD52-49FD-88D6-E17A698E9BEE
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  • (Sirsi) o926048087
  • (OCoLC)926048087
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Label
Charlie Mike : a true story of war and finding the way home, Joe Klein., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o926048087
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8 hr., 46 min., 17 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442395312
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
26F77356-CD52-49FD-88D6-E17A698E9BEE
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o926048087
  • (OCoLC)926048087
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