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American Patriotism Paperback – March 30, 2011

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"Kerry Patton's lovely children's book allows kids to understand that patriotism transcends political labels--a message I wish more adults would try to disseminate. The illustrations are stunning. Knowing they were done by a 16 year old is mind blowing, what a talent!"
                                                      Lisa Ling. TV Personality/Oprah Winfrey Network

"A refreshing, simple-to-understand book with insightful illustrations for the youth of America who can use its thoughtful messages to be 'patriots' in their own lives each and every day."
Joe Peters. Radio Show Host-Tough Talk With Joe Peters

About the Author

Kerry Patton served in the U.S. Departments of Justice and Defense and as a contractor within the Homeland Security and State Departments. He has worked in South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe, focusing on security and intelligence, and has interviewed current and former terrorists, including members of the Taliban. He is the author of “Sociocultural Intelligence: The New Discipline of Intelligence Studies.” Currently Mr. Patton teaches for Henley Putnam University and is the Northeast Regional Director for Stand Up America.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Stand Up America (March 30, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 061545769X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0615457697
  • Product Dimensions: 8 x 0.1 x 10 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,267,728 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Kerry Patton is an internationally recognized security, terrorism, and intelligence professional. He has taught domestic and international organizations in counter-terrorism, intelligence, and physical security related issues. He has briefed some of the highest government officials ranging from ambassadors and members of Congress and Pentagon staff.

Kerry has served his country honorably throughout South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe, fulfilling human intelligence and physical security operations. He has conducted risk management programs on critical assets, carried out tactical surveys of more than five hundred international airfields and energy platforms, and supported in the protection of Afghan President Karzai. While operating in some of today's most classified US government programs, Kerry has interviewed (outside of interrogations) terrorists and former terrorists within multiple groups, which include Hezb Islami Gullbidine, Taliban, Maoist rebels, and the Palestinian Liberation Organization. He operated in and outside of Afghanistan from 2001 through late 2008. His knowledge of Afghanistan has been shared through numerous speaking venues from radio talk shows, academic conferences, and law enforcement seminars, to non-public government engagements.

Kerry serves as the vice president of training and public relations for the Emerald Society of the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies. He currently teaches counter-terrorism, intelligence, and protection management courses for Henley-Putnam University.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By covert2677 on June 25, 2011
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Excellent piece of work! I purchased four of these, two my my niece and nephews, one for my daughter who is 5 and donated 1 to her kindergarten class for this year. This book is a great introduction to America's heritage and why this country remains free. With my husband serving his third tour in Afghanistan and me continuing on in the national guard, we remind our children daily of the sacrifices we make to allow this country to remain free. I highly recommend this book as a reminder for all adults as to where we all came from and how we must continue to stay strong and carry on the values which made this country what it is today!

(Ft. Campbell, KY Soldier, soldier's wife, and mother of two)
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By PA Mom on April 25, 2011
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Such a wonderful book to read to your children! It is so important to let children know how important their role is in America! That they can make a difference! Wonderful illustrations and terrific story! They should be reading this in schools!
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By ASR on May 14, 2011
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"THIS IS A-POLITICAL! This book offers the reader the opportunity to consciously decide who they want to be. What does it mean to be an American? Read this to your children and awaken their sense of self.

Provide them the opportunity to understand how to interpret some of the key definitions and premises within the book, in a manner which develops compassion, non-judgment and embraces diversity. After all, we are all different and it's only through dialogue we can truly understand, gain power through removing fear, and embrace the opportunity, which knowledge brings us.

Leadership begins, by leading yourself! Empower your child to do just that.
And, when you do, you will be leading our next generation of American's, to lead themselves, so that they may lead others - where they want them to go!

American Patriotism is a book for children and a lesson for adults!
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