Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff

Journey: Memoirs of an Air Force Chief of Staff

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510710337
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 03/13/2018
Pages: 408
Sales rank: 188,513
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

General Norton Schwartz served as the 19th Chief of Staff of the US Air Force. As Chief, he served as the senior uniformed Air Force officer responsible for the organization, training, and equipping of 680,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian forces. As a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the general functioned as military adviser to the Secretary of Defense, National Security Council, and the President. He lives with his wife Suzie in McLean, Virginia.

Ron Levinson is a veteran film and television producer, director, writer, and studio executive. A past board member of the U.S. Air Force Public Advisory Council (where he counseled the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force on motion picture and television production), Ron recently completed collaborating with General Hugh Shelton on Without Hesitation: The Odyssey of an American Warrior. Ron currently lives in Los Angeles.

Suzie Schwartz became a champion for military families and their causes following her early years as a hospitality professional. She currently serves on the Fisher House Foundation Board of Directors and as President, Military Spouse Programs at Victory Media.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xiii

Foreword Leon Panetta xv

Prologue xvii

Introduction: My Two Mistresses xix

Chapter 1 We Don't Chew Gum on Hot Mic 1

Chapter 2 I'll Never Be Your Puppy Dog 49

Chapter 3 Colonels Normally Do Better Than This 128

Chapter 4 You're No Omar Bradley 149

Chapter 5 They Must Have the Wrong Schwartz 176

Chapter 6 All In 247

Chapter 7 I Don't Care about Your Goddamn Airplanes 285

Chapter 8 A New Playing Field 293

Chapter 9 Flight Plan 329

Chapter 10 To the Very End 344

Promotions 349

Glossary 350

Index 357

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