Inside Marine One: Four U.S. Presidents, One Proud Marine, and the World’s Most Amazing Helicopter

St. Martin's Press #ad - Inside marine one is a great american success story of a young boy who dreamed big, worked hard and finally flew the President of the United States as his number one passenger. When he was twelve, his mom treated him to a flying lesson at the local airfield. Growing up, he built airplane models and dreamed about soaring over the earth.

Bush, bill Clinton, George W. It wasn't until he was running low on college funds and saw a recruiter at his college that he joined the Marines and began the journey towards his dream from Parris Island to Bravo Company and, then, officer training school. Inside marine One is Col. It's also a personal guided tour inside the world's most famous helicopter by a man who knows that flying machine better than any other.

Inside Marine One: Four U.S. Presidents, One Proud Marine, and the World's Most Amazing Helicopter #ad - L'heureux's inspiring story of a young man who dreamed of flying, trained, studied and worked hard to become the pilot who ended up serving four US Presidents - George H. W. When he saw the white-topped Sea King and White Hawk helicopters, he was determined to become part of that elite group. One day at an airfield when president reagan landed on this way to a fundraiser, Frenchy's life changed forever when encountered HMX1, the squadron that flies the President in Marine One.

Taken on a short flight by an instructor and allowed to operate the controls for part of the flight, he was hooked forever. Col.


Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat

Little, Brown and Company #ad - It has hosted decades of family gatherings for thirteen presidents, from Franklin D. The first-ever insider account of Camp David, the president's private retreat, on the seventy-fifth anniversary of its inception. Never before have the gates of Camp David been opened to the public. Intensely private and completely secluded, the president's personal campground is situated deep in the woods, up miles of unmarked roads that are practically invisible to the untrained eye.

Roosevelt to barack Obama, reunions, including holiday celebrations, and even a wedding. Combining fascinating first-person anecdotes of the presidents and their families with storied history and interviews with commanders both past and present, he reveals the intimate connection felt by the First Families with this historic retreat.

A home away from the hustle and bustle of washington, and, unwind, this historic site is the ideal place for the First Family to relax, perhaps most important, escape from the incessant gaze of the media and the public. Now, wildlife trails, for the first time, we are allowed to travel along the mountain route and directly into the fascinating and intimate complex of rustic residential cabins, and athletic courses that make up the presidential family room.

Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat #ad - For seventy-five years, Camp David has served as the president's private retreat. But more than just a weekend getaway, Camp David has also been the site of private meetings and high-level summits with foreign leaders to foster diplomacy. Former camp david commander Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione, CEC, USN Ret.

Takes us deep into this enigmatic and revered sanctuary.


Air Force One: An Honor, Privilege, and Pleasure to Serve

Word Association Publishers #ad - Personally, fulfilling my dreams of world travels, I had the time of my life, and it truly was a privilege and pleasure to serve the Presidents aboard Air Force One. Upon graduation from high school, I enlisted in the United States Air Force, not knowing where my travels would take me. From there, I traveled all over the world transporting troops.

In 1973, i volunteered and was accepted into the 89th military airlift wing, Maryland, special air missions organization at Andrews Air Force Base, which required a top secret clearance, and was the home of Air Force One. After experiencing my first air force one backup trip with President Nixon to Europe and the Middle East, I set another goal to become a permanent member of the Air Force One flight crew; but it did not happen right away.

Meanwhile, chancellor of germany, ms lillian, cabinet level officers, queen elizabeth and prince philip, president Carter's mother, the last men to walk on the moon, the prime minister of India, premier of China, members of congress, I was privileged to fly missions that included a 33 day presidential goodwill trip with the Apollo 17 astronauts, around the world, President of Turkey, high ranking military officers, Vice President's Ford and Mondale.

Air Force One: An Honor, Privilege, and Pleasure to Serve #ad - On september 1, i was selected as a permanent member of the air force one flight crew, during the last 16 months of the Carter administration, 8 years with President Reagan 19 months of which were served as his Chief Steward, 1979, 3 1/2 years as chief steward for President Bush SR. As a young person growing up in a small coal mining community in western Pennsylvania, I dreamed of traveling and seeing the world.

I volunteered for flying duty and was sent to McGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey in 1963. To quote President Bush Sr.


Air Force One: A History of the Presidents and Their Planes

Hachette Books #ad - Bush travels, the president's plane has captured the public's awe and imagination and is recognized around the world as a symbol of American power. News & world report is a "marvelous book brimming with unforgettable anecdotes" David Brinkley. From fdr's prop-driven pan am to the glimmering blue-and-white jumbo 747 on which George W.

Air Force One: A History of the Presidents and Their Planes #ad - Now in paperback, this definitive history of Air Force One by the award-winning chief White House correspondent for U. S. In this unique book, air force one is revealed as a very special habitat that functions as an invaluable window on each of the presidents who occupy it. Based on interviews with five living presidents, scores of past and present government officials, and staff and crew members of Air Force One, Walsh's book features countless fascinating and often outrageous stories of life aboard the "flying White House.


WHITE HOUSE USHER: Stories from the Inside

#ad, Inc. #ad - Known as the usher's office, whose mission is to accommodate the personal needs of the first family, and to make the White House feel like a home. Chris emery was only the 18th white house usher since 1891, and had the honor and privilege to serve presidential families for three years during the Reagan administration, four years for President H.

The staff consists of butlers, housemen, curators, carpenters, grounds personnel, chefs, storekeepers, calligraphers, doormen, electricians, plumbers, maids, cooks, painters, florists, and administrative support. Ushers work closely with the first family, secret service Agency, receptions, Social Office, conferences, teas, meetings, senior staff, and military leaders to carry out White House functions: luncheons, dinners, Press Office, and more.

WHITE HOUSE USHER: Stories from the Inside #ad - From january 1986 until march 1994, Chris Emery was part of one of the most unique services in the U. S. W. The usher's office is the managing office of the Executive Residence and its staff of 90-plus. I loved my trip down memory lane. Former first lady Barbara Bush October 2017. Chris emery was the only White House Usher to be terminated in the 20th century.

Bush, and 14 months under President Clinton.


Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency--21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories

Lyons Press #ad - Kennedy was murdered, was a blood-red carpet installed in the oval office? if abraham lincoln never slept in the lincoln bedroom, ” “fast-moving” and “highly entertaining” book on the presidency and White House in Under This Roof, where did he sleep? Why was one president nearly killed in the White House on inauguration day—and another secretly sworn in? What really happened in the Situation Room on September 11, 2001? History leaps off the page in this “riveting, from award-winning White House-based journalist Paul Brandus.

Paul brandus captivates with surprising, gloriously raw observations. ”. Like taking a tour of the white House with a gifted storyteller at your side!” Why, in the minutes before John F. Reporting from the west wing briefing room since 2008, brandus—the most followed White House journalist on Twitter @WestWingReport—weaves together stories of the presidents, their families, the events of their time—and an oft-ignored major character, the White House itself.

Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency--21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories #ad - Under this roof is a “sensuous account of the history of both the home of the President, and the men and women who designed, inhabited, and decorated it. Walk with john adams through the still-unfinished mansion, radio, and another gambles away the white house china in a card game stand by the presidential bed as one first lady—covering up her husband’s illness from the nation—secretly makes decisions on his behalf Learn how telephones, Situation Room, movies, TV changed the presidency—and the nation itself Through triumph and tragedy, movie theater, secrets and scandals, and watch Thomas Jefferson plot to buy the Louisiana Territory Feel the fear and panic as British invaders approach the mansion in 1814—and Dolley Madison frantically saves a painting of Washington Gaze out the window with Abraham Lincoln as Confederate flags flutter in the breeze on the other side of the Potomac Be in the room as one president is secretly sworn in, Brandus takes you to the presidential bedroom, boom and bust, Oval Office and more.


Standing Next to History: An Agent's Life Inside the Secret Service

Thomas Dunne Books #ad - That journey through the secret service provides an individual look inside the most discreet law enforcement agency in the world, and a uniquely intimate account of the Reagan presidency. Engagingly, joseph petro tells "first hand" stories of: riding horses with the Reagans; eluding the press and sneaking the President and Mrs.

Reagan out of the white house; rehearsing assassination attempts and working, then re-working every detail of the president's trips around the world; negotiating the president's protection with the KGB; diverting a 26 car presidential motorcade in downtown Tokyo; protecting Vice-President Dan Quayle at Rajiv Gandhi's funeral where he was surrounded by Yassir Arafat's heavily armed bodyguards; taking charge of the single largest protective effort in the history of the Secret Service-Pope John Paul II's 1987 visit to the United States; and being only one of three witnesses at the private meeting between President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev that ushered in the end of the Cold War.

Standing Next to History: An Agent's Life Inside the Secret Service #ad - Joseph petro provides an original and fascinating perspective of the Secret Service, the inner workings of the White House and a little seen view of world leaders, as a man who stood next to history. Joseph petro served for 23 years as a special agent in the United States Secret Service; eleven of them with presidents and vice presidents.

For four of those years he stood by the side of Ronald Reagan. Following his career as a navy lieutenant, during which he patrolled the rivers and canals along the Vietnamese-Cambodian border, he worked his way up through the Secret Service to become one of the key men in charge of protecting the President.


Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President

St. Martin's Press #ad - With stories from some of the author's more high-profile assignments in his twenty-one years of service, William Jefferson Clinton, where he provided arm's length protection worldwide for Presidents George Herbert Walker Bush, and George W. This revealing and compelling inside look at the Presidential Protective Division, along with spellbinding stories from the author's career, gives the reader an unprecedented look in to the life and career of an agent in America's most elite law enforcement agency.

Bushdan emmett was just eight years old when President John F. Included are never before discussed topics such as the complicated relationship between presidents, first ladies and their agents, the inner workings of Secret Service protective operations as well as the seldom-mentioned challenges of the complex Secret Service cultural issues faced by an agent's family.

Within Arm's Length: A Secret Service Agent's Definitive Inside Account of Protecting the President #ad - Within arm's length also shares firsthand details about conducting presidential advances, dealing with the media, driving the President in a bullet-proof limousine, running alongside him through the streets of Washington, and flying with him on Air Force One. Within arm's length is the essential book on the United States Secret Service.

A rare inside look at the Secret Service from an agent who provided protection worldwide for President George H. Kennedy was assassinated. Within arm's length is a revealing and compelling inside look at the Secret Service and the elite Presidential Protective Division PPD. W.


Not-So-Secret Service: Agency Tales from FDR to the Kennedy Assassination to the Reagan Era

Trine Day #ad - Not-So-Secret Service: Agency Tales from FDR to the Kennedy Assassination to the Reagan Era #ad - It may be controversial and against the grain, and, as the Secret Service guards our political candidates, foreign dignitaries, the President, but this book is heavily documented and timely, of course, the first family and the ex-presidents and their families. The not-so-secret service provides the facts with the bark off, so to speak, and reveals politically incorrect information of a decidedly unsafe nature.

Presidents, the ones still in print and even those long out of print are often sanitized memoirs of a politically correct nature or "tell-all" tabloid historical junk meant merely for entertainment purposes. While there haven't been many Secret Service related books about U. S.


The White House Doctor: My Patients Were Presidents: A Memoir

Thomas Dunne Books #ad - Mariano glimpsed a glittering and powerful celebrity that few ever see. White house doctor is a fascinating look into what goes on behind closed doors at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Clinton, and George W. She cared for visiting dignitaries and was charged with caring for all the members of the First Family. Connie mariano served 9 years at the White House under Presidents George H.

W. A riveting look into the personal lives of our presidents through the eyes of their White House doctor "An interesting, behind-the-scenes glimpse of life at the White House. Kirkus ReviewsDr. From flirting with king juan Carlos of Spain to spending the night on the Queen of England's yacht, Dr. She participated in world headline-making news events and traveled all over the world.

The White House Doctor: My Patients Were Presidents: A Memoir #ad - Bush, William J. Bush.


Downstairs at the White House: The story of a teenager, an Oval Office, and a ringside seat to Watergate.

Eastern Harbor Press #ad - He spilled ice ​water on Frank Sinatra's sock. And that was just the small stuff. A funny, fast-paced memoir, Downstairs at the White House is richly decorated with presidents, first ladies, celebrities . And events that shook America.   ​     . He devised a shortcut that tripped countless alarms and summoned an agitated band of Secret Service agents.

At the age of 17, don stinson accidentally landed a job in the White House during Watergate, the largest political scandal in American history. A truly insignificant member of the Nixon White House staff, he frequently loitered outside of the Oval Office to watch it unfold. What he saw throughout the White House ran  the gamut from the deeply profound to the wildly hilarious.

Downstairs at the White House: The story of a teenager, an Oval Office, and a ringside seat to Watergate. #ad - He was also a kid who did the same kind of harebrained things most teenagers do. Only steps away from the Oval Office, he fought with a foreign head of state for space in a restroom.