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The End of Don't Ask Don't Tell

The Impact in Studies and Personal Essays by Service Members and Veterans
(Book - 2012 )
The End of Don't Ask Don't Tell
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Featuring 4 reports and 25 personal essays from diverse voices -- both straight and gay -- representing U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy, and Air Force veterans and service members, this anthology examines the impact of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and its repeal on 20 September 2011 in order to benefit policy makers, historians, researchers, and general readers. Topics include lessons learned from foreign militaries, serving while openly gay, women at war, returning to duty, marching forward after repeal, and support for the committed same-sex partners and families of gay service members.
Statement of Responsibility: edited by J. Ford Huffman and Tammy S. Schultz
Title: The end of don't ask don't tell
the impact in studies and personal essays by service members and veterans
Publisher: Quantico, Va. : Marine Corps University Press, 2012
Characteristics: xix, 254 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes: Shipping list no.: 2012-0277-P
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Contents: Introduction / J. Ford Huffman and Tammy S. Schultz
After repeal : lessons from foreign militaries / Nora Bensahel
The case for military family readiness : support for the committed same-sex partners and families of gay service members / Thomas Dolan and Randall J. Biggs
An analysis of opinion : the impact of "don't ask don't tell", its repeal, and the proposed plan to implement the repeal / Darrel L. Choat
It's time to redefine the Marine warrior / Alasdair B.G. Mackay
Introduction to the essays / J. Ford Huffman
To think critically and creatively, to dare to know / Michael F. Belcher
Serving while openly gay. Coming out in 1993 and serving as a gay Marine / Justin Crockett Elzie
An openly gay Navy officer for four years / R. Dirk Selland
Women at war. I represent the people whose voices aren't heard / Vernice Armour
A high five instead of a kiss / Kristen Kavanaugh
In a combat zone I was worried that I would be found out / Julianne H. Sohn
Return to duty. Gay troops will continue to conduct themselves with honor / Antonio G. Agnone
I hope to resume my career as an officer and a leader / Michael D. Almy
A law that said I am not good enough to serve / David Hall
Repeal is a testament to the core values of the United States / Joseph Christopher Rocha
One of my best friends. Of 5,936 floggings, only 5 for "homosexual offenses" / Mark D. Faram
Joe's story is the one I tell most often / Seth Moulton
At ease with myself. I allowed law to compromise honor, courage, commitment / Darrel L. Choat
It is possible that someone in the room is gay / Dirk Diener
Coming out to a fellow Marine was no big deal / Brian Fricke
"Buck up and serve honorably" / Justin H. Johnson
After a first salute to two new officers, devastation / Ed Luna
The moral dilemma of honor and deception / Alasdair B.G. Mackay
Investigated 17 times in 23 years of service / Kristen L. Tobin
A legacy of the holocaust, Normandy, and Vietnam / Stacy J. Vasquez
Marching forward. A time to empower gay troops to speak for themselves / Lara A. Ballard
The knife is out of their backs / Michelle M. Benecke
Reactions from indifference to open support / David Cogdill
The law magnified a cultural barrier / Andrew Harris
Services will get on with the business at hand / Brendan P. Kearney
Summary: Featuring 4 reports and 25 personal essays from diverse voices -- both straight and gay -- representing U.S. Marine Corps, Army, Navy, and Air Force veterans and service members, this anthology examines the impact of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and its repeal on 20 September 2011 in order to benefit policy makers, historians, researchers, and general readers. Topics include lessons learned from foreign militaries, serving while openly gay, women at war, returning to duty, marching forward after repeal, and support for the committed same-sex partners and families of gay service members.
Subject Headings: Gay military personnel Research United States Gay military personnel United States Public opinion Gay military personnel United States Biography
Topical Term: Gay military personnel
Gay military personnel
Gay military personnel
Additional Physical Form Entry: Online version: End of don't ask don't tell (OCoLC)794557229
Gpo Item Number: 0383
Sudoc No: D 214.2:D 71
ISBN: 016090546X
9780160905469
Research Call Number: JFE 12-5918
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