DODReads: What are you reading?

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What are you reading? is a podcast dedicated to inspiring a culture of scholarship and lifelong learning in the Armed Forces. This podcast is in partnership with DODReads.com The views presented in this podcast are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

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SPECIAL BONUS EPISODE: P.W. Singer and August Cole, Burn In Release!
3225

In this special bonus episode co-host Joshua Bowen interviews Ghost Fleet authors P.W. Singer and August Cole on their new book, Burn In (available TODAY!) as well as the importance of science fiction for predicting the future of conflict.

Find them on Twitter @peterwsinger and @august_cole for Ghost Fleet and Burn In moments of the day. #BurnInBook

Interested in an interview with a particular leader? Have a question you'd like to hear answered? Contact us @DODReadsPodcast or podcast@dodreads.com. 

Finally, head to DODReads for more resources, free books, and interviews with military authors.

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

May 26, 2020
Kayla Williams, Center for a New American Security
1786

In Episode 6 former Army Arabic Linguist Kayla Williams of the Center for a New American Security talks women in war, her own writing, and how to stay connected to service after leaving Active Duty.

Make sure to check out the CNAS State Veteran Benefit Finder. Ms. Williams is the author of two books on her time in service: Love my Rifle More Than You and Plenty of Time When we Get Home. For those looking for short form reading, she recommends The Atlantic, Discover Magazine, and Smithsonian Magazine for nerdy military history. Let her know how you enjoyed the episode at @kwilliams101. 

Interested in an interview with a particular leader? Have a question you'd like to hear answered? Contact me @DODReadsPodcast or Phoebe@dodreads.com.

Finally, head to DODReads for more resources, free books, and interviews with military authors.

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

May 25, 2020
General James E. Cartwright, USMC (Ret.)
2098

In Episode 5 retired Marine General James E. "Hoss" Cartwright provides his insight into future technological development, how to keep pace in a rapidly changing world, and how imagination contributed to the design of the Space Force. 

Interested in an interview with a particular leader? Have a question you'd like to hear answered? Contact me @DODReadsPodcast or Phoebe@dodreads.com.

Finally, head to DODReads.com for more resources, free books, and interviews with military authors.

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

May 18, 2020
Captain David Marquet, USN (Ret.)
1803

In Episode 4 we get a lesson on the language of leadership from Captain David Marquet, USN (Ret.), former submarine Commanding Officer, notable speaker, and author of "Turn the Ship Around!" Let Captain Marquet know how you enjoyed his interview @ldavidmarquet on Twitter, facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram. Check out his newest book "Leadership is Language" for sale here.

Interested in an interview with a particular leader? Have a question you'd like to hear answered? Contact me @DODReadsPodcast or Phoebe@dodreads.com.

Finally, head to DODReads.com for more resources, free books, and interviews with military authors.

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

May 11, 2020
Admiral Margaret Klein, USN (Ret.)
1671

In Episode 3, Admiral Klein, USN (Ret.) and I discuss reading for ethical decision making. You can find one of her go-to ethical reads here: Thoughts of a Philosophical Fighter Pilot by Jim Stockdale. Let her know how you enjoyed the episode at margaret.klein@usnwc.edu.

Finally, head to DoD Reads for more resources, free books, and interviews with military authors.

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

May 04, 2020
Major General William Mullen III, USMC
1449

In Episode 2 Major General William Mullen III, USMC describes how he reads every day, the importance of PME, and the most influential works on his list of 2600 books read. His book, Fallujah Redux, is available for purchase here and on Amazon.

Check out MajGen Mullen's video PME on PME and two great articles: "A Warrior's Mind" and "Advanced Reading Skills" and let him know how you enjoyed the episode at wfmullen@earthlink.net.

Finally, head to DoD Reads for more resources, free books, and interviews with military authors.

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

Apr 30, 2020
Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)
2012

In our first episode, I speak with retired Admiral James Stavridis on the importance of reading fiction, lessons from history, and leadership through failure. Check out a print interview on his book "The Leader's Bookshelf" at DoDReads.com.

Reach out to Admiral Stavridis and let him know how you enjoyed the episode!

Twitter: @stavridisj

Linked In: Admiral James Stavridis

Facebook: James Stavridis

Website:  https://admiralstav.com

Book link:  https://admiralstav.com/sailing_truenorth/

The views presented in this episode are those of the participants and do not reflect the views of the Department of Defense or its components.

Apr 30, 2020