Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson, USAF (Ret.), Dereliction of Duty: The Eye- to May , whose duties included carrying the nuclear “football” or codes . Lt. Col. Robert “Buzz” Patterson exposes the terrifying, behind-the-scenes story of the years when the most irresponsible President in our history had his finger. Lieutenant Colonel Robert “Buzz” Patterson, United States Air Force (Ret.), served. 20 active years in the military with distinction and saw tours of duty as an Air.

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He talked about how the went on group jogs and his experience in the secret service. Read about how he was too busy derelictikn golf to give the kill order against bin laden. As a nuclear medicine technologist who understands the severity of a potential radiologic disaster, I was impressed with this book on many levels.

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He worked for the secret service. Dec 17, Patrick Boykin rated it it was amazing. So it provides Dereliction of Duty was actually a very interesting futy. His disdain for Clinton and his right wing bias is pervasive and cast doubt on the accuracy of his entire book, including the supposed personal observations.

Dereliction of Duty

Jan 22, Timothy rated it liked it. The author emphasizes the lack of respect that the President displayed to the military and his apparent lack of concern for maintaining a strong military preparedness. Preview — Dereliction of Duty by Robert Patterson. You’ll learn about how Bill Clinton maybe wasn’t such a great president. The author was one of Clinton’s military aides – as such, he had daily interactions with the President over several years and really got to see the things that most folks never get to see or understand.

Even though he was a career military officer who swore and oath to “protect and defend the constitution of the United States of America,” the fact that he did not write the book as an active military member shows a lot of tact on behalf of the author. This book is an eyewitness account of the inner workings of the Clinton administration from the military viewpoint of Lt. Showing of reviews. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Feb 01, Atchisson rated it really liked it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Patterson a lot of credit for his professionalism in keeping his mouth shut while working for the President, and for not quitting. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. He was too busy playing golf and chasing skirts. Aug 17, Mike Day rated it really liked it Shelves: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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English Choose a language for shopping. No man is a hero to his valet-or his personal military aide, to judge by this memoir of the Clinton White House by a retired Air Force colonel who carried Clinton’s “nuclear football” and had intimate access to the President from morning jog to evening card game. Every Man a King: What he witnessed is shocking. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Imagine your biography was written by your worst enemy, who concentrated on and inflated every bad or foolish thing you ever did and ignored or denigrated every good thing.

Patgerson his laughable salutes, to his arrogant, anti-military staffers, the message came through loud and clear: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. See all reviews. This was the first book I had ever dere,iction by someone who talked about a president having served in their administration.

This responsibility meant that he spent a considerable amount of time next to the president, giving him a unique perspective on the Clinton administration. The Attempted Sabotage of J.

Dereliction of Duty derelidtion actually a very interesting book. That’s what this book is like. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I highly recommend this book. To ask other readers questions about Dereliction of Dutyplease sign up.


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There were some good truths brought up in this book, about how Clinton weakened our nation by ignoring the threat of terrorism that growing in the ’90’s. Clinton cheats at golf? I was fuming with anger through much of the read, and had to put it down out of the frustration of reading the failings of an entire administration. Not Enabled Word Wise: No trivia or quizzes yet.

One person found this helpful. For example there is a statement made that President Clinton made x-number of trips, costing x-number of dollars on average pztterson that this number far exceeded any other president. Shocking is an understatement.

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The author fails to discuss Beirut, where approximately Marines were blown up after being placed there as peacekeepers, lt.col.buzzz by enemies they could not identify, with no clear objective. I wasn’t able to find any review of it in a reputable source.

It’s amusing that when this bozo says that Clinton is the only president in 50 years with no military experience, then has to explain vuty he doesn’t include Reagan as a president with no military experience because he made propaganda films for the military during World War II.