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    08 - Major Jonathan Fagins - The Art of Persistence and Self-Discipline

    08 - Major Jonathan Fagins - The Art of Persistence and Self-Discipline

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    Naval Postgraduate School

    Episode 08 - Major Jonathan Fagins - The Art of Persistence and Self-Discipline
    NPS student Joe Novak sits down and has a drink with U.S. Army Special Forces Officer and NPS Alumnus Major Jonathan Fagins. They discuss how his persistence and self-discipline shaped his success, nuclear weapons, and the importance of enjoying the now.
    This episode was recorded on July 16, 2020.

    Segment 1 of 3 – The Art of Persistence and Self-Discipline - [1:00]
    Segment 2 of 3 – The Nuclear and Tactical Perspective - [18:44]
    Segment 3 of 3 – Enjoying the Now - [44:21]

    Major Jonathan Fagins is a U.S. Army Special Forces Officer with 19 years of service. His deployments include Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Niger, and Burkina Faso. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in general science from the United States Naval Academy. Additionally, Jonathan received a Master of Science degree in Defense Analysis (irregular warfare) from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2019 and a Master of Science Degree in International Relations (national security affairs) from Troy University in 2020.

    Phone: 619-436-7250

    The Trident Room Podcast is brought to you by the Naval Postgraduate School Alumni Association and the Naval Postgraduate School Foundation.

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    The views expressed in this interview are those of the individuals and do not reflect the official policy or position of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense, the US Navy, or the Naval Postgraduate School.


    Date Taken: 07.16.2020
    Date Posted: 03.11.2021 16:35
    Category: Interviews
    Audio ID: 64186
    Filename: 2009/DOD_107978323.mp3
    Length: 01:05:15
    Artist The Trident Room Podcast
    Album The Trident Room Podcast
    Year 2020
    Genre Podcast

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