Year of publication: 2015
Sequence of author: Op-center(№13)
Out of the Ashes
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Dick Couch, George Galdorisi, Tom Clancy (Series Creator), Steve Pieczenik (Series Creator) Out of the Ashes DEDICATION Decades ago, Winston Churchill famously said, “We sleep safely at night because rough men stand ready to visit violence on those who would harm us.” More contemporaneously, in the 1992 film, A Few Good Men, in the courtroom dialogue, Colonel Nathan Jessup (Jack Nicholson) responds to an aggressive interrogation by Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) with, “We live in a world that has walls, and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns … Because deep down in places you don’t talk about at parties, you want me on that wall. You need me on that wall.” This book is dedicated to the selfless men and women — in and out of the military — who toil and sacrifice in obscurity so we may sleep safely at night. They receive no medals or public recognition, and few know of their risks, dedication, and contributions to our security....