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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May 13, Darren rated it really liked it. Jul 06, Rob Taylor rated it it was amazing.

Robert B. “Buzz” Patterson

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. Read it if you want, but don’t expect much real analysis. A must-read for anyone with a political mind.

Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Clinton is human, and all too flawed. It had a nice amount of length. I wasn’t able to pattegson any review of it in a reputable source. Prepare to be “shocked. He doesn’t write like he has a vandetta against his former employer, but comes across like an objective historian.

Dereliction of Duty

Of course, you have to consider my politics and understand how brave I was just to read this book in derelitcion first place. Of course it is, because it’s about pages of gossip. View all 4 comments. Clinton checking out the author’s wife when he was awarded his medal of service, dduty.


Interesting and surprising by what the author was claiming took place and surprised at the actions and attitudes of those within the inner circle of the president and the first lady.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. See all Editorial Reviews. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Trump, the Blue-Collar President. As a nuclear medicine technologist who understands the severity of a potential radiologic disaster, I was impressed with this book on many derelicyion. But this book was actually pretty good. He was too busy playing golf and chasing skirts. Having participated in each of these engagements, Lt.

In closing, this book is a good read and I recommend it. has disgraced his uniform.

I would have preferred a more chronological view, but that is just a personal preference. While we heard pattersonn stories of the president and his wife during and after his term in office, the few behind the scenes eyewitness accounts of their interaction brings levity to a read I found hard to digest through my anger.

Couldnt bear this book. Close to Clinton while toting the nuclear “football”, author Lt. I personally knew a military member of the staff and he told me to read the book and whatever I readbelieve it, it happened.

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So a brief trip to another country derelictoin a daunting task that takes a lot more manpower and strategic military maneuvering than I had ever imagined. In this foreign policy opinion, this dovetails with In the Arena: A very informative first hand account of the Clinton administration. Written by a true patriot, Buzz gives a perspective on things that most Americans take for granted, such as the complexity of every presidential trip.


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What he witnessed is shocking. A short list of the top 5 traveled presidents would have been very interesting. Dec 13, Kris rated it really liked it. It may have actually been based on the truth as Patterson understood the truth. Clinton cheats at golf?

Shocking is an understatement. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. No trivia or quizzes yet. A definite must-read, especially the timeline appendix – I never understood how much China directly benefited from the Clinton years until I read this timeline and then confirmed the derelictio on the internet.

When I say “really liked it”, I mean that it kept me interested even though I was burning inside with rage at Clinton and his administration.

The writer details a lack of action by the President in some critical situations. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

Patterson personally “experienced the frustration of needlessly wasted lives, effort, and national prestige” as well as the alarmingly low morale that Clinton inspired.