"We Stick Together: Lessons Learned from Commanding USS THE SULLIVANS (DDG-68)" is a leadership memoir that takes readers along on a journey of discovery with the crew across the seas and into the soul. This book explores and explains what it means to be a surface warfare officer aboard an historic ship in the post-Cold War, post-9/11 world.
Seasoned sailors and civilians alike will benefit from the many lessons learned in this short work. This memorable memoir explains how selflessness, character, truth, and the pursuit of excellence can bring meaning and fulfillment to all.
Each chapter illuminates and entertains the reader with sea stories, pop-culture references, and historic truths that need to be re-examined and ruminated by all. Get ready for this positive, entertaining, and enlightening journey aboard a modern warship as told by the captain, the son of a fisherman and a simple kind of man, who believes in critical thinking, rock and roll, the American dream, and the importance of family. Captain Tony Parisi shares his personal journal entries and inner thoughts, taking the reader on a journey across the sea and into the soul.