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Call sign chaos : learning to lead / Jim Mattis and Bing West.

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  • 13 of 13 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
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Summary:

"Call Sign Chaos is a memoir of a life of warfighting and lifelong learning, following along as Mattis rises from Marine recruit to four-star general. It is a journey about learning to lead and a story about how he, through constant study and action, developed a unique leadership philosophy, one relevant to us all." --Dust jacket flap.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cascade Locks Library 921 MATTIS 2019 (Text) 33892100635227 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 10/01/2019 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780812996838
  • ISBN: 0812996836
  • Physical Description: xiv, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-283) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
DIRECT LEADERSHIP: A carefree youth joins the disciplined Marines -- Recruit for attitude, train for skill -- Battle -- Broadening -- Rhino. EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP: The march up -- A division in its prime -- Incoherence -- Cascading consequences -- Fighting while transforming -- Hold the line -- Essential NATO -- Disbanding bureaucracy. STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP: Central Command: The trigonometry level of warfare -- Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory -- Friend or foe -- Reflections -- Epilogue: America as its own ally. Appendix A - My letter to General Robert Johnston, October 1991. Appendix B - Jim Mattis on reading. Appendix C - Correspondence between General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral William Halsey, 1943. Appendix D - To the families of our sailors and marines deploying to the Middle East, February 2004. Appendix E - My dismissal of charges letter for Haditha incident, August 2007. Appendix F - President George W. Bush's assignment letter for NATO Supreme Command, September 2007 -- Appendix G - My USJFCOM commander's guidance for effects based operations, August 2008.
Summary, etc.:
"Call Sign Chaos is a memoir of a life of warfighting and lifelong learning, following along as Mattis rises from Marine recruit to four-star general. It is a journey about learning to lead and a story about how he, through constant study and action, developed a unique leadership philosophy, one relevant to us all." --Dust jacket flap.
Subject: Mattis, James N., 1950-
Mattis, James N., 1950- > Military leadership.
Generals > United States > Biography.
United States. Marine Corps > Officers > Biography.
Cabinet officers > United States > Biography.
Command of troops > Case studies.
Leadership.
Genre: Autobiographies.
Case studies.

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