Get kicked in the dick lately by your First Sergeant? Take some Motrin, drink water and read these 7 books that will have you off light duty in no time.

The Marine Corps Professional Reading List for NCOs

1.  “The Devil’s Guard”  by George R. Elford 

The Devil's Guard


2. “Gates of Fire” by Steven Pressfield



3. “Bravo Two Zero” by Andy McNab



General Mattis Reading List for Leaders

4. “Five Years to Freedom” by Nick Rowe


5. “The Ranger Handbook” by US Army



6. “Delta Force” by Charlie Beckwith



7. “Kill Bin Laden” by Dalton Fury



West Point Recommended Reading List

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