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Jimmy Settle

Biography

Jimmy Settle

Jimmy Settle is an accomplished Pararescue Specialist in the Air Force, now retired. He was awarded a Purple Heart and an Airman’s Medal and with commendations for Valor in Afghanistan. He is credited for saving 38 lives, and assisting in 28 others in combat, and others in the Alaskan wilderness. He lives outside of Seattle.

Jimmy Settle

Books by Jimmy Settle

by Jimmy Settle and Don Rearden - Adventure, Biography, Current Affairs, Inspirational, Military, Nonfiction, Young Adult 13+

“That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. NEVER QUIT is the true story of how Jimmy Settle, an Alaskan shoe store clerk, became a Special Forces Operator and war hero. After being shot in the head during a dangerous high mountain operation in Afghanistan, Jimmy returns to battle with his teammates for a heroic rescue. From death-defying Alaskan wilderness training, wild rescues and battles against the Taliban and Al Qaeda, this is the true story of how a boy from humble beginnings became an American hero.