Resources for Veterans

Reading List

About and From Veterans:

Run Don’t Walk: The Curious and Chaotic Life of a Physical Therapist Inside Walter Reed Army Medical Center, by Adele Levine, Physical Therapist at the MATC and journalist for Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Post

Take Command: Lessons in Leadership: How to Be a First Responder in Business, by Jake Wood, a veteran and cofounder of Team Rubicon

Among You: The Extraordinary True Story of a Soldier Broken by War, by Jake Wood, veteran and cofounder of Team Rubicon

Beyond the Battlefield: The War Goes on for the Severely Wounded, by David Wood

War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation’s Veterans from Post- Traumatic Stress Disorder, by Edward Tick

Until Tuesday, by Luis Carlos Montalavan (check out the Letterman interview:

Tuesday Tucks Me In: The Loyal Bond between a Soldier and His Service Dog, by Luis Carlos Montalván, Bret Witter and Dan Dion (May 27, 2014)

Our Daddy is Invincible, by Shannon Maxwell

The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life the Follows, by Brian Castner

From or About Entrepreneurs:

The Secrets of Jesuit Breadmaking, by Father Rick Curry, founder of Dog Tag Bakery

Good to Great, by Jim Collins

The One Thing, by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan

Tap Dancing To Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything, 1966 – 2012, by Carol J. Loomis

The Monk and the Riddle: The Art of Creating a Life While Making a Living, by Randy Komisar

World Changers: 25 Entrepreneurs Who Changed Business as We Knew It, by John A. Byrne The

Thank You Economy, by Gary Vaynerchuk

Victory, 7 Entrepreneur Success Strategies for Veterans, by Larry Broughton and Phil Dyer

Surrounded by Geniuses, by Alan Gregerman

The Home-Based Bookstore: Start Your Own Business Selling Books on Amazon, eBay or Your Own Web Site, by Steve Weber 

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