Former 101st Airborne Division Commander. Afghanistan, Was it all worth it?
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Jeffrey Schloesser, Major General U.S. Army Retired, commanded the 101st Airborne Division's Combined Joint Task Force 101 (CJTF-101) in combat in eastern Afghanistan for 15 months.
Watch the live Interview on Youtube - https://youtu.be/Q-0wJz9CuHY
In this episode Schloesser delivers an authentic interview on his time in the Army raising through the ranks, America's early reaction to 09/11, early days of planning the Global War on Terr orism, combat in Iraq and his command in Afghanistan / RC East.
Schloesser is the author of Marathon War, Leadership in Combat in Afghanistan. We discuss key components of Military Strategy and Leadership in Chaos.
Schloesser is a former helicopter pilot, former member of the Army's famed 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, an experienced military strategist, former deputy commander of the 101st Airborne Division in Iraq (OIF) and later the division commander for 3 years - 15 months of that in combat in Afghanistan.