Jeff Schloesser is a retired Army Major General. Born into an Army family he didn’t know if enlisting in the Army would become a career, but it did after serving thirty-four years. His career has taken him across the globe with his wife and two children. He commanded the 101st Airborne Division for thirty-three months. It was this command, specifically the fourteen months in combat, that had an instrumental impact on his leadership and understanding of the Afghanistan War. He started journaling his daily tasks and takeaways and knew they needed to be shared. He wrote Marathon War: Leadership in Combat in Afghanistan, that was published earlier this year.
Marathon War: Leadership in Combat in Afghanistan
Jeff might not call himself an author, but his book will tell you otherwise. He offers rare insight and reflection on his time as the 101st Airborne Division commander. A candid account of command in combat sharing his thoughts of critical national decision-makers and the leadership lessons he learned. This book will help its reader understand leadership in the toughest of environments and a unique perspective on the complexities of the Afghan War.