Colonel Jack Jacobs

Colonel Jack Jacobs
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In addition to his Medal of Honor, COLONEL JACK JACOBS (ret.) is the recipient of three Bronze Stars, two Silver Stars and two Purple Hearts. He is the Vice Chairman of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation, holds the McDermott Chair of Humanities and Public Affairs at the US Military Academy, and is an on-air analyst for NBC News. Colonel Jacobs is also the author of the Colby Award-winning memoir, If Not Now, When? He lives in New Jersey.

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Basic: Surviving Boot Camp and Basic Training

Colonel Jack Jacobs (Ret.) and David Fisher
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

Every American fighting man and woman share one thing in common: they have all survived basic military training. Basic tells the story of that training. Medal...

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