Breaching the Summit

Leadership Lessons from the U.S. Military's Best

Kenneth O Preston, Michael P Barrett, Rick D West, James A Roy, Denise M Jelinski-Hill, Charles W Bowen

A unique anthology of leadership lessons written by six former senior enlisted advisors to the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Date Published :
April 2020
Publisher :
Casemate
Illustration :
50 illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781612008714
Pages : 288
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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“Six outstanding American military leaders served our nation admirably and now share their life experiences and the leadership lessons they learned. This book is a must-read for all service members—both enlisted and officer—aspiring to be successful leaders in uniform and beyond. Thank you to each of the authors for selflessly sharing their experiences and insights on leadership and life.”
— Gen. Frank J. Grass, U.S. Army (retired)
27th Chief of the National Guard Bureau (2012–2016)

Breaching the Summit brings together the stories of six former senior enlisted advisors to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Each tells in their own words how they got their start, how mentors encouraged them along the way, and how they eventually became the highest-ranking enlisted member in their respective service.

With invaluable lessons this is a book for junior service members, senior enlisted leaders, officers, and leaders in civilian life.

Includes contributions by:

Ken Preston, 13th Sergeant Major of the Army (retired)
Mike Barrett, 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps (retired)
Rick West, 12th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (retired)
James Roy, 16th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (retired)
Denise Jelinski-Hall, 3rd Senior Enlisted Advisor to the National Guard Bureau (retired)
Skip Bowen, 10th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard (retired)

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Foreword
Editor's Note

Kenneth O. Preston, 13th Sergeant Major of the Army
Micheal P. Barrett, 17th Sergeant Major of the Marine Corps
Rick D. West, 12th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy
James A. Roy, 16th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
Denise M. Jelinski-Hall, 3rd Senior Enlisted Advisor to the National Guard Bureau
Charles W. "Skip" Bowen, 10th Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard

Afterword

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