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作者 Huffman, J. Ford
書名 The End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell : The Impact in Studies and Personal Essays by Service Members and Veterans
出版項 Pittsburgh : United States Government Printing Office, 2012
國際標準書號 9780160915581 (electronic bk.)
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說明 1 online resource (224 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- About the Nomenclature -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part One - The Reports -- After Repeal: Lessons from Foreign Militaries -- Predictions about Implementation Proved Incorrect -- Military Benefits Were Not Provided Immediately -- Coming Out Was Personal, Not Public -- Complaints Involving Sexual Orientation Are Rare -- Defense Ministries Strive to Be Seen as Diversity Employers of Choice -- Chaplains Work Effectively with Gay Personnel -- Integrating Women Has Been a Harder Challenge -- Drawing Lessons for the United States -- Notes -- The Case for Military Family Readiness: Support for the Committed Same-Sex Partners and Families of Gay Service Members -- DOMA's Background and the Half-Measure It Creates -- The Importance of Supporting Military Families for Readiness -- Unequal Pay, Benefits, and Support Services -- Base Allowance for Housing -- Lessons from Desegregation for Today's Military -- Notes -- An Analysis of Opinion: The Impact of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," Its Repeal, and the Proposed Plan to Implement the Repeal -- A Busy Year, 2010, and What Followed -- A History of Sexuality and the Armed Services -- Survey Structure -- Surveyed Populations -- Opinion Regarding the Effect of DADT -- Impact of DADT Repeal -- Moral Conflict -- Analysis of Differences -- Implementation Recommendations -- Prior-Service Students vs. Midshipmen -- The Way Forward -- Notes -- It's Time to Redefine the Marine Warrior -- Introduction -- The Corps: A Warrior Culture -- Female Marines: The Unaccepted Warrior -- Maneuver Warfare and Redefining the Warrior -- The Future -- Notes -- Part Two - The Essays -- Introduction to the Essays -- To Think Critically and Creatively, to Dare to Know -- 1993 and Serving as a Gay Marine -- An Openly Gay Navy Officer for Four Years
I Represent the People Whose Voices Aren't Heard -- A High Five Instead of a Kiss -- In a Combat Zone I Was Worried That I Would Be Found Out -- Gay Troops Will Continue to Conduct Themselves with Honor -- I Hope to Resume My Career as an Officer and Leader -- A Law That Said I Am Not Good Enough to Serve -- Repeal Is a Testament to the Core Values of the United States -- Of 5,936 Floggings, Only 5 for "Homosexual Offenses" -- Joe's Story Is the One I Tell Most Often -- I Allowed Law to Compromise Honor, Courage, and Commitment -- It Is Possible That Someone in the Room Is Gay -- Coming Out to a Fellow Marine Was No Big Deal -- "Buck Up and Serve Honorably" -- After a First Salute to Two New Officers, Devastation -- The Moral Dilemma of Honor and Deception -- Investigated 17 Times in 23 Years of Service -- A Legacy of the Holocaust, Normandy, and Vietnam -- A Time to Empower Gay Troops to Speak for Themselves -- The Knife Is Out of Their Backs -- Reactions from Indifference to Open Support -- The Law Magnified a Cultural Barrier -- Services Will Get On with the Business at Hand -- Appendix - Historical Documents -- Contributors (in order of appearance) -- About the Editors
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 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
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Huffman, J. Ford The End of Don't Ask, Don't Tell: the Impact in Studies and Personal Essays by Service Members and Veterans Pittsburgh : United States Government Printing Office,c2012 9780160905469
主題 Gay military personnel-United States-Biography.
Gay military personnel-United States-Public opinion.
Gay military personnel-Research-United States
Electronic books
Alt Author Schultz, Tammy S
(U.S.), Marine Corps University Press
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