What's In A name?
The Airman's Creed is the source of the title of this book. The creed has a line "I will never leave an Airman behind..." The experiences detailed in this book offer the true examples of life in the Air Force.
A Real Story of Surviving The Crab Leadership Culture
One Airman tells his journey from being an unproductive civilian to becoming an international award-winning leader in the military. This journey was a story of overcoming the bad role models that he was exposed to as a youth by joining the armed forces. He tells about the traits he learned that completely changed his character as he details his path to success.
The story is not a fairy tale. It is real life as it details the trials that an overachiever faces when attempting to do more than the status quo. The author transforms himself by immersing into professional development through the study of leadership. This awakening created a life-long hunger for helping others reach their full potential.
He details the hardships of stepping out from the crowd in an organization that promotes nepotism, favoritism, and bullying. He gives an honest look at his career, including his professional mistakes, as evaluates the diminishing standards that are plaguing the armed forces today.
This book is perfect for any person who needs an example of someone who escaped the traps of poverty to become very successful. It is also a must read for any leaders who are looking to improve their teams or who manage high-level performers.
The story also follows the author as he faced the wrath of a toxic commander that led him to voluntarily separate from the military to escape the constant harassment he faced. His journey covers his rise through the ranks as he was chosen for special duties reserved for the top percent of the service. He also gives personal insights on the issues of military suicide as someone who survived being pushed to his limits by the Air Force leadership charged with protecting their Airmen.