Sunday, March 25, 2018

Reputed to be a good read.

Jocko Willink's methods for success were born in the SEAL Teams, where he spent most of his adult life, enlisting after high school and rising through the ranks to become the commander of the most highly decorated special operations unit of the war in Iraq. In Discipline Equals Freedom, the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of Extreme Ownership describes how he lives that mantra: the mental and physical disciplines he imposes on himself in order to achieve freedom in all aspects of life...


  1. When I was at the Naval War College SEALS were forever winning the last war. I knew them well. Used to play with them a lot and that includes the top lot of SEAL admirals back when we were young. SEALS never really comprehended thermal imaging. I also didn't like their take on kidnapping civil servants. We played against the newbies in Coronado and 24 inch carbon arc searchlights light the dark like nothing else on earth. They can light the dark side of the moon. Finding SEALS was easy.

  2. I have a different recollection than HMS Defiant does.

    1. I never was or pretend to be a SEAL, but Defiant's take is also a far cry of the SEALS I had a very limited acquaintance with back in the mid-60's when stationed in Little Creek, VA.

  3. seals may be really really good at sneaking about and tapping out some folks. Marines on the other hand burst in the front door and hit them with a sledgehammer repeatedly. from this airmans point of view, i would guess it is really a matter of finesse