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Retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis shares his story of military service, from his plebe year at Annapolis to Supreme Allied Commander of NATO.

In this conversation, Stavridis tells Greg Corombos why he went to the U.S. Naval Academy intending to be an infantry officer but instead pursued surface warfare. He also walks us through the military buildup of the 1980's, his important command assignments in the 1990's and beyond, and his various and vital roles during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including his critical position at NATO.

Stavridis is also the author of "The Leader's Bookshelf," and shares the most important lessons he learned about leadership during his 37 years in service to our nation.
Retired U.S. Navy Admiral James Stavridis shares his story of military service, from his plebe year at Annapolis to Supreme Allied Commander of NATO. In this conversation, Stavridis tells Greg Corombos why he went to the U.S. Naval Academy intending to be an infantry officer but instead pursued surface warfare. He also walks us through the military buildup of the 1980's, his important command assignments in the 1990's and beyond, and his various and vital roles during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, including his critical position at NATO. Stavridis is also the author of "The Leader's Bookshelf," and shares the most important lessons he learned about leadership during his 37 years in service to our nation. read more read less

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