In this entry from Live Talks LA, actor and director Mark Harmon interviews four-star Admiral William McRaven about his book, The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived. In McRaven’s view, heroes come in all stripes and from multiple platforms, including the military, law enforcement, the medical profession and non-profit organizations. He believes society needs heroes as role models for the next generation. As role models, McRaven offers heroes who exhibited humility, a strong sense of duty, compassion and hope.
About the Speakers
Retired four-star US Navy Admiral, SEAL and former Commander of US Special Operations Forces Admiral William McRaven wrote Make Your Bed, Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations, Spec Ops: Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory and Practice, and The Hero Code: Lessons Learned from Lives Well Lived. Mark Harmon is an actor, producer, director and former football star, famed for his work on the television drama NCIS.