A written ethos guides my leadership journey. In his second book Worth Dying For: A Navy SEALs Call to a Nation, Rorke tackles the questions that have emerged about America’s past decade at war–from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us. On February 19, 2013, Denver had his book, Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior, published. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Husband. Onward! An honest look at an operator's views on life. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Damn Few: Making the … I started reading this and I really like that he mentions Richard Marcinko- the original CO of Team Six- and doesn't bash him ( like other books do or simply don't acknowledge him) but in his terms ' understands' him and what he did on top of his contributions... another sign of his ethos. He is currently executive officer of the Navy Special Warfare Center's Advanced Training Command. Something went wrong. Sold by RDT Global and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Leader. I Really support 100% his idea of a "Global Pursuit" on Hunting the Worlds Bad Guys Idea! Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior - Ebook written by Rorke Denver, Ellis Henican. 19.5k Followers, 0 Following, 471 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from CDR Rorke Denver (@rorketdenver) Rorke Denver is an educated academic in addition to being a Naval Special Warfare operator. He has written two recent New York Times bestsellers, Home Team with New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton and In the Blink of an Eye with NASCAR legend Michael Waltrip. When I was in the Navy they still were known as UDT/SEALs (UNDER WATER DEMOLITION TEAMS) and though I was seriously thinking of applying for BUD/s but I never did at that time. Worth Dying For is without a doubt one of the BEST books I have ever read. Reviewed in the United States on September 30, 2018. Reviewed in the United States on June 1, 2016. Received this book as a present some time ago. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. With over a decade of war behind us, I believe there are far too few first-person experiential memoirs from those who served on the frontlines, as we as a society have come to depend on instant information from social media, online stories, and the like. New York Times Bestselling Author. Navy SEAL Commander. An absolutely fantastic book for anyone interested in the U.S. Navy SEALs. ', 'What we teach is pure SEAL. Would be Great if his idea was put into action. Reviewed in the United States on January 17, 2020. If you want to read about and learn how someone becomes a Seal then this is the book for you. Even a SEAL commander—especially a SEAL commander—knows that. This is so unbelievable Each time they return stateside they find that Congress has done little if anything.It seems each political party is more important than the American people. It is, sometimes, 'corny' but the author's message of the sense of brotherhood within the Units and the continuing training needed for the operations that is depicted is quite evident. The leadership parallels between military and civilian life are much closer than most people would think. Credit: Rorke Denver. This is your wake-up call. Father. See all books authored by Rorke Denver, including Damn Few, and Worth Dying For: A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation, and more on ThriftBooks.com. Heroes are … by Rorke Denver and Ellis Henican In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America’s past decade at war --- from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us. Previous page of related Sponsored Products. Nothing wrong with that what's over, but as I have read so many military books written by Brits, you can't help but get a little tired of the 'warrior' lingo etc. I quite literally almost stumbled upon Rorke's book while looking up another SEAL. They can trach across the isle and find common ground. If you're feelin' froggy, this book is for you but you really, really have to feel froggy deep down in your green heart. Go out and meet him. We need to make a plan and follow through so that we can make our nation great again. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Reviewed in the United States on July 19, 2014. Maybe a bit long winded about the movie, but still enjoyed the book. The only criticism, and it's not really a criticism! highly recommend this book! I think it is important for every leader to write one. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. Everything done together. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. If you want to read about and learn how someone becomes a Seal then this is the book for you. https://www.amazon.com/Damn-Few-Making-Modern-Warrior/dp/1401324797 61 talking about this. As a SEAL commander, Rorke Denver is uniquely qualified to answer questions about what makes a hero or a leader, why men kill, how best to serve your country, how battlefield experiences can elevate us, and most importantly, why we fight and what it does for and to us. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, No Import Fees Deposit & $9.48 Shipping to Singapore. I know I learned something on almost every page and I am totally in awe of all those who go through the training to become a Seal. has been added to your Cart. Just read it and enjoyed it. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. It opened my eyes to the Special Ops community and all they do to even become Special Ops, as well as all they and their families sacrifice for them to fight for our way of life. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 5, 2018. Founder, Ever Onward. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. The lessons are simple, clear, and well-defined: They come right out of our basic values. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Absolutely fantastic read. 11 quotes from Rorke Denver: 'Read. Leading 200 commando missions, he earned the Bronze Star with V for valor. We are thrilled to share with you this wonderful essay written exclusively for Bookreporter.com by Rorke Denver, a Navy SEAL officer whose memoir, DAMN FEW: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior (co-written with Ellis Henican), released in February. CDR Rorke accepts engagements all over the world and speaks in a wide array of venues including small, intimate executive gatherings, large companies, and big arena-style conferences. I've read some books in this genre and I would rank this up near the top. Please try your request again later. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It is not a death or glory type of book but almost a reference book for research if any one fancies a go at the hard training that one has to complete to make the grade.Gentlemen total respect to you. You’ll enjoy it, and you’ll be glad you did. How should we hold them accountable? 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Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Damn few can do what the SEALs do.". Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! Intense, riveting, inspiring and humbling. Reinforces Themes of Introspection, Responsibility and Good Decision Making: Should Be Required Reading. End of interview. The book is jam packed with so much good stuff, it wasn't uncommon for me to be underlining 4 different things on a two page spread! I know I learned something on almost every page and I am totally in awe of all those who go through the training to become a Seal. Unfortunately too many of our members in the house and Senate seem to be lacking in those very important skills. But a lot of the time, I found myself saying DAMN this is spot on! There was a problem loading your book clubs. Denver applies some of his SEAL-sense to nine big-picture, news-driven questions of war and peace, in a way that appeals to all sides of the public conversation. In Worth Dying For, Denver tackles many of these issues by sharing his personal experiences from the forefront of war today. Even the smallest detail matters. Rorke Denver played Lt. This Father’s Day, America’s military recruiters and America’s booksellers ought to form some kind of alliance. http://www.speakers.com/Rorke-Denver-speaker-biography Unable to add item to List. An excellent memoir of today's War on Terror written by a true hero! I also have respect for those who didn't make it as I read the book and had a better understanding of what it takes to be a Seal. You can learn a lot from this book (including about yourself). 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The very young person ages 18 to 25 should serve his or her country in some way. Amid all the loose talk of heroes, these questions are seldom asked. This gives him a unique perspective that adds depth and value to his insights. Telegenic and articulate, he is often asked to represent the SEALs with the media, the military and top government leaders. Commander Rorke T. Denver, founder of Ever Onward, has run every phase of training for the U.S. Navy SEALs and led special-forces missions in the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and other international hot spots.He starred in the hit film Act of Valor, which is based on true SEAL adventures.His New York Times best-seller, Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior, … Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. Great read about Seals!! Reviewed in the United States on March 7, 2017. In a fast-paced and action-packed narrative, Navy SEAL commander Rorke Denver tackles the questions that have emerged about America's past decade at war—from what makes a hero to why we fight and what it does to us. Teach yourself escape and evasion, because these skills will save your life! Our payment security system encrypts your information during transmission. Some interesting insights from the author. Denver challenges you to think about things, he challenges you to really stop and think about things that are seldom discussed. Exactly the book this country needs right now, incredible! Congress needs to get their act together and do their job. But what's a hero, really? Looking for books by Rorke Denver? (Prices may vary for AK and HI.). Well written without being overstated. He spent the past four years as executive officer to the Navy Special Warfare Center's Advanced Training Command in … CDR Rorke Denver is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ communicator whose content is steeped in experience and rich in wisdom. I really enjoyed this book. What do we have a right to expect from our heroes? There's a problem loading this menu right now. I bought this book mainly because of the movie and recognized the name ( years later). He has also served as flag aide to the admiral-in-charge. In fourteen years as a SEAL officer, Rorke Denver tangled with drug lords in Latin America, stood up to violent mobs in Liberia, and battled terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan. Nothing substitutes for preparation. Damn few make it. A key theme to "Worth Dying For" is individual responsibility and accountability along with wise decision making. Politics, Books Air Date 01/20/2014 David Remnick provides a portrait of President Obama; Rorke Denver introduces his book, "Damn Few: Making the Modern SEAL Warrior." If not, this book is probably not for you. The distinction between "managers" and leaders becomes even more evident to those who pay attention. Unbelievable true story of a 4' 9" 97lbs Green Beret Captain Vietnam 67-71  Silver Star, 2 Bronze Stars, & 2 Purple Hearts 101st Airborne 3rd SF Group. Husband. Excellent job Mr. Denver, I can't wait to read what you write next or see where you go next. Some of the things in this book made me stop and think, why is this guy not running for president! Extreme Ownership (How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win), Modern Warriors: Real Stories from Real Heroes. We need to be tolerant about those things we may disagree. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 31, 2015. Worth Dying For There was a problem loading your book clubs. Some of the ideas in the book are military and some are bigger than that. Some units of the military have been deployed as many as 12 to 13 times and most recently a Seal team 6 member was deployed as many as 16 times during the last 8 years. Fascinating book I enjoyed very much and highly recommend to others wanting to know about Seals. Lieutenant Commander Rorke Denver has tangled with drug lords in Latin America, stood up to violent mobs in Liberia, and battled terrorists in Iraq and Afghanistan. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Welcome to … Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Worth Dying For: A Navy Seal's Call to a Nation, © 1996-2021, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. I just finished this short, concise, well-edited and nicely written book. Denver is the founder of Ever Onward , a fresh, new brand designed to use Navy SEAL principles to call leaders to take action, to suffer, and to be bold so they can perform at their highest levels. More of our military should consider serving in Congress. The author absolutely issues a call to our nation. Evading and Escaping Capture: Urban Escape and Evasion Techniques for Civilians (Es... Navy SEALs: The Combat History of the Deadliest Warriors on the Planet, Echo in Ramadi: The Firsthand Story of US Marines in Iraq's Deadliest City, The Declaration of Dependence: A Betrayal of the American Dream, The Covid Prophecies: A Healing Message for Troubled Times (Verses Versus Empire), Battle Hymn: Revelations of the Sinister Plan for a New World Order. Its ultimate goal is complete control through a New-World Order. Damn Few by Rorke Denver and Ellis Henican goes on sale February 19th. It is books like Rorke's that will still be here that will tell my grandkids what it was like to serve as a SEAL, on the frontlines and making future SEALs during the time of the GWOT. Please try again. Every military book gives something different from the author’s point of view. Book Rorke Denver at Speakers.com. Is it's very.......(American) . Rorke was most recently seen on FOX’s American Grit. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. HH: Rorke Denver, congratulations on a great, great book. An in depth look at the making and development of a U.S.navy seal. Certainly no big deal though, and on the whole the book was a good read. Rorke was most recently seen on FOX’s American Grit. He is married and has two daughters. The book is written in a way that is easy to follow even when discussing guns or military terms, The book then goes on to share the time the author was deployed, what the Seals could run into on their missions, the planning of missions and again just like while in training how the Seals all are a team. Hardcover – Illustrated, February 19, 2013, Hardcover, Illustrated, February 19, 2013. We need to get to know each other by reaching out and making a circle of friends. By providing your information, you will not only receive CDR Rorke Denver's exclusive video content, but also stay up-to-date on the latest happenings with Ever Onward. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99 ... already at part 5 of the book it's a brilliant read and I highly recommend this, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 13, 2016, Got it on the 12 started reading it that night and I'm already at part 5 of the book it's a brilliant read and I highly recommend this book. I also agree 100% that we should stop "Nation Building"! He is an honor graduate of the United States Army Ranger School and holds a BA from Syracuse University, where he was an All-American lacrosse player and … From leadership expert, former Navy SEAL, "American Grit" feature player, and author of Worth Dying For: A Navy SEAL's Call to a Nation, Rorke Denver, the bestselling account of how he helped create the U.S. Navy SEALS of today. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. 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