The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL


“Meet my hero—Eric Greitens. His existence and this e-book remind us that the United States continues to be the land of the courageous and generous.” — Tom Brokaw

Like many younger idealists, Eric Greitens desired to make a distinction, so he traveled to the world’s difficulty spots to paintings in refugee camps and serve the ill and the negative. but whilst blameless civilians have been threatened with damage, there has been not anything he may do yet step in in a while and check out to ease the soreness. In learning humanitarianism, he discovered a basic fact: whilst a military invades, the susceptible desire safety. So he joined the military SEALs and have become one of many world’s elite warriors.

Greitens led his males during the unforgettable soul-testing of SEAL education and went directly to deployments in Kenya, Afghanistan, and Iraq, the place he confronted harrowing encounters and brutal assaults. but even within the deadliest strive against events, the teachings of his humanitarian paintings bore fruit. on the middle of this strong tale lies a paradox: occasionally you should be powerful to do strong, yet you furthermore may need to do reliable to be powerful. the center and the fist jointly are extra robust than both one by myself.

“If you are stressed or itching for a few calling you cannot identify, learn this booklet. supply it in your son and daughter. The center and the Fist epitomizes — as does Mr. Greitens's lifestyles, current and destiny — all that's most sensible during this nation, and what we'd like desperately correct now.” — Steven Pressfield, writer of Gates of Fire

“Vivid and compelling . . . an excellent read.” — Washington Times

A Hudson Booksellers best Ten Nonfiction booklet of the 12 months

A USA Today and Publishers Weekly Bestseller

WITH a brand new AFTERWORD

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