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Author Bauman, Robert (Robert H.), 1941- author.

Title Shattered minds : how the Pentagon failed our troops with faulty helmets / Robert H. Bauman and Dina Rasor ; foreword by Perry Jefferies
Published Lincoln, NE : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
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Contents Hard headed Marines -- Twisted logic -- Moment of truth -- Blowback -- Whistleblower¿s nightmare -- The tinkerer and his unique foam -- Mr. Helmet -- Shut out -- Cost more important than the troops -- Search for justice -- The New York lawyer -- Operation helmet becomes a force -- Feds move in -- Breakthrough for the troops -- Small victory, large defeat -- Army resistance -- Cut & paste -- Damage control -- Negotiation -- Settlement -- Just give me what I want -- Kafkaesque nightmare -- Fallout -- Delamination -- Won't work unless you wear it -- Intransigent -- Too little, too late -- Back to the future -- The bureaucratic wall -- Epilogue
Summary "The first book to examine this most basic item of military equipment, Shattered Minds features the stories of two sets of whistleblowers determined to expose the truth about the failures of the military helmet bureaucracy."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject United States. Department of Defense -- Procurement -- Corrupt practices
United States. Department of Defense.
Head -- Wounds and injuries -- United States -- Prevention
Helmets -- United States -- History -- 21st century
Armed Forces -- Equipment -- Quality control.
Armed Forces -- Procurement -- Corrupt practices.
HISTORY -- Military -- United States.
Head -- Wounds and injuries -- Prevention.
Helmets.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Equipment -- Quality control
United States -- Armed Forces -- Procurement -- Corrupt practices
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Rasor, Dina, 1956- author.
ISBN 1640121676
9781640121676
Other Titles How the Pentagon failed our troops with faulty helmets