HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Mixed Gender Basic Training: The U.S. Army…
Loading...

Mixed Gender Basic Training: The U.S. Army Experience, 1973-2004

by Anne W Chapman

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
1None3,689,591NoneNone
Recently added byControvichLibrary

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 016079420X, Paperback)

This volume is an account of the many currents, some ongoing, that informed the Army's struggle to design a basic training course acceptable to the nation's civil and military leadership, the general public, various special iterest groups, and the young men and women undergoing their first experience as soldiers. Employs a mixture of topical and chronological organization. The major focus is on the period from 1973 to 2004. Tells the Army's story of mixed-gender training at the initial-entry level.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 31 Aug 2015 06:04:13 -0400)

From the Preface: Since the advent of the all-volunteer force in 1973, a major effort for the U.S. Army has been the configuration of a force increasingly dependent on female soldiers. Not the least of the problems demanding solution was the controversy stirred by the integration of men and women recruits in basic combat training. The issues were numerous, complex, and tenacious as the nation's largest military service sought to design a basic training program that met both the goal of military readiness and the increasing demands of women for equality of opportunity and treatment. This volume is an account of the many currents, some ongoing, that informed the Army's struggle to design a basic training course acceptable to the nation's civil and military leadership, the general public, various special interest groups, and the young men and women undergoing their first experience as soldiers. This study employs a mixture of topical and chronological organization. Although there is a brief attention to the long-range historical perspective, the major focus is on the period from 1973 to 2004. The author's aim is to tell the Army's story of mixed-gender training at the initial-entry level. There is no attempt to suggest solutions for past or present problems.… (more)

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: No ratings.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 126,342,277 books! | Top bar: Always visible