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The Handoff: Preparing the Next Generation of American Warriors

The Handoff: Preparing the Next Generation of American Warriors

THE HANDOFF is the first of its kind, a moral and ethical guide for teenagers looking to join the United States military. Giving practical advice, setting realistic goals, and encouraging professional development, the book challenges readers to become the best they can be, while preparing for their future military service. Through personal stories and expert examples by those who served, The Handoff is the answer to a long-neglected need of preparing the next generation for the burdens of protecting the freedoms of this great nation.


Pages: 88
Pub Date: 01-31-2019
Softcover: 14.95 9781633937680
Hardcover: 21.95 9781633937703
Ebook: 5.99 9781633937697


Walter Cartwright is a fourth-generation Army Officer, currently serving in the infantry as an Airborne- and Ranger-qualified lieutenant. Lieutenant Cartwright studied at France's military academy L'École spéciale militaire de Saint-Cyr, at the Republic of Moldova's Alexandru cel Brun military academy, and at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation. Walter was elected the lieutenant governor of Maryland's American Legion Boys State program, served two years as a volunteer EMT in a suburb of Baltimore, MD, and speaks French and Spanish. Walter, with the help of the Norwich University Corps of Cadets and the Wounded Veteran Retreat Program, established a charity, Ruck March, that contributes to the Andrew McKenna Scholarship Fund.

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