Location: Shanghai, China
On 02 OCT 2006, US Army Specialist Justin Robert Jarrett was killed in Iraq.
The Islamic extremists who took his life achieved their goal that day, they killed someone who had different beliefs than them.
What they were unable to do is kill that which he left behind in the realm of human knowledge.
It’s better to ask for forgiveness than permission; you get more things done that way.
Loyalty to those who show it back is what makes all of us stronger.
Leadership is not the rank on a man’s collar; leadership is his ability to step up, push through the fear of loss, and guide his people to win.
Accept challenges: the process that one must go through to overcome them makes you a better person.
Sharing is caring.
We can always do one more push up, we can always stay up another hour, and no matter how much that sack on our back weighs, we can always walk another mile.
Sometimes first impressions are wrong. Sometimes the person you first think you will like the least becomes the person you will be writing ten lessons about.
The M203 Grenade Launcher is one hell of a weapon.
The best teams are made of people whose strengths compensate for each other’s weaknesses.
Death is coming for all of us, but if we live according to our principles, there is a part of us that will live on forever in the lives that we touched.