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Jocko Willink served as the commander of SEAL Team 3 Task Unit Bruiser.
Willink said to be a Navy SEAL you have to consider the job you're signing up for, without romantic frills: "You're going to be risking your life; you're going to be shooting guns; your job is to kill people."
Men who join the SEALs tend to be young men with a "high-level of aggression" who, through discipline, learn to refine their headstrong attitude and use it productively.
Jocko Willink wanted to serve in the military...
A retired Navy SEAL says SEALs' blind obedience shown in books and movies isn't anything like real life
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Jocko Willink served in the military for 20 years and led SEAL Team 3, Task Unit Bruiser, the most highly decorated US special operations unit of the Iraq War.
Willink said soldiers do not blindly follow orders from their leaders.
He learned that a good leader shouldn't feel like they have to force people to do things.
If you're not in the military, you probably think soldiers blindly follow the orders of their leaders, since that's all movies and books have lead us...