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The first in depth look at the marine hero who has become one of the most beloved and admired men in America today Secretary of Defense James MattisA devout student of history and erudite reader revered by rank and file soldiers officers academics politicians and ordinary citizens General James Mattis is one of the most admired leaders serving America today A man who has long used his position as a model for the soldiers he leads Mattis in 2003 shared a Message to All Hands with the men and women under his command outlining their responsibilities as soldiers of the corps Emphasizing the importance of the mission and the goal to act with honor Mattis ended with the mot. I listened to the audiobook edition while tucking It was a great book to listen to and I learned much about General Mattis who is one hell of a Marine and combat veteran Care deeply about his marines and trusted them to do their jobs even with everything on the line

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No Better Friend No Worse EnemyTo he had adopted from another great figure Roman general Lucius Cornelius Sulla Demonstrate to the world that there is ‘No Better Friend No Worse Enemy’ than a US MarineThe first Trump presidential cabinet nominee Mattis retired from activity military duty for only three years at the time received a rare Congressional waiver to hold the civilian position of Secretary of Defense and in the hyper partisan political atmosphere of 2017 astonishingly received nearly unanimous bipartisan support for his nomination After months of headline making chaos involving the White House Mattis remains one of the few widely revered members of the Trump administrationIn this illu. I guess it was the nick name Mad Dog that gave me a negative image of the General but after reading the book on his career and finding out that he was steeped in knowledge of history and used it to his advantage he is now raised in stature in my mindWhile short at times on diplomaticpublic relations skills his men were devoted to him and as he said the Marines accomplished great things by taking part of Afghanistan and then had the good sense to give it back to the Afghan people And then others were in chargeWhat's missing from the book is the two years he served as Secretary of Defense from January 2017 through December 2018 It's not like a man like Mathis to give up a position but when the Commander in Chief won't listen the only option is to resign More is the pity

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CHARACTERS ✓ No Better Friend No Worse Enemy ↠ The first in depth look at the marine hero who has become one of the most beloved and admired men in America today Secretary of Defense James MattisA devout student of history and erudite reader revered by rank and file soldiers officers academics politicians and ordinary citizens GeneMinating biography Jim Proser looks beyond Mattis’ professional competence to focus on the driving element behind Mattis’ success his unimpeachable character a formidable personal integrity that fosters universal confidence Proser carefully examines the events of Mattis’ life and career to reveal a man who leads with insight humor fighting courage and fierce compassion not only for his fellow Marines but for the innocent victims of war Chronicling how Mattis’ martial and personal values have elevated him to the highest levels of personal success and earned him the trust of a nation Proser makes clear how America is stronger because of his service and his examp. Just finished No Better Friend No Worse Enemy The Life of General James Mattis by Jim Proser a book recommended to me by a retired Marine buddy The timing of reading this book in light of this past week’s headlines is fortuitous Jim Mattis is brilliant yet humble man notably refereed to as the Warrior Monk a nickname he much prefers to Mad Dog He is a really interesting person life long bachelor food bank volunteer carries his own bags extremely well read the list goes on and on I highly recommend this book