A soldier’s memoir for anyone who wishes to know what life is before and after the military
COOKSTOWN, NEW JERSEY, USA, July 22, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — An autobiographical sketch of a naval career, “Runnin’ with Frogs: A Navy Memoir” highlights the author’s challenging assignments during a spectacular era in America. Details of deployments and special events of international and national moments associated with operational and command tours are described. Actions, decisions, and personal learning impacts are forthrightly discussed with in-depth descriptions of special training. It also explores the author’s life after the military and reflects on the lessons learned throughout a full career.
Born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1937, the author of this inspiring memoir, Rear Admiral George Rhodes Worthington, U.S. Navy (Retired) grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He attended South Kent School in Connecticut, spent one year at Brown University before matriculating to the U.S. Naval Academy, graduating with an Ensign commission in June 1961. He graduated from the U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff and National War Colleges. His first tour was in USS Halsey Powell (DD-686), which participated in the 1962 Christmas Island bomb tests. After a two-year flag aide assignment with Cruiser-Destroyer Flotilla SEVEN, he volunteered for Underwater Demolition Team training in Coronado, California, graduating with Class 36, and deployed to Seventh Fleet operations, 1966-67. Navy commands were SEAL Team ONE, Inshore Undersea Warfare Group ONE, Naval Special Warfare Group ONE, and Naval Special Warfare Command. Other staff tours were with Naval Special Warfare Group (Vietnam), U.S. Embassy, Cambodia (as Naval Attache), Chief of Naval Operations, and first Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Special Operations). He retired from active duty in September 1992.
This is definitely a book for anyone who enjoys stories of military life, memoirs from real-life servicemen and specifically navy admirals, and memoirs in general.
Visit the author’s website at www.grworthington.com to know more about him and his book.
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