The Reluctant General

The Reluctant General

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a€œMany people have asked me over the years how I became a general. My response is usually a€˜reluctantly.a€™ Never genuinely believed it might be possible.a€ In the first few chapters of this autobiography, Cooper recalls events from his childhood, growing up on the farm with his maternal grandparents. The next chapters follow his high school life, and finally, his entrance into the military. Follow Coopera€™s audacious encounters from being a Training Officer, to 1st Battalion, 22d Artillery, to Field Artillery Staff Officer, to Senior Operations Officer, to Deputy Commanding General US Army Recruiting Command, taking him across the United States to Vietnam, Germany and the Persian Gulf. Alternating stories about his exciting encounters in the field, his own insights and his experiences that will benefit the readers, The Reluctant General proves that what many others may think is a will-of-the-wisp can turn into something real.I reported for duty in June 1972. The units stationed at Pinder Barracks were ... Whatever issues they had I had to let it be their problem. I was busy commanding Charlie ... He was tough but fair and super smart. He knew artillery, fire support, anbsp;...

Title:The Reluctant General
Author:Billy R. Cooper
Publisher:Xlibris Corporation - 2011-09-12


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