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Author Watson, Cynthia Ann.

Title U.S. military service : a reference handbook / Cynthia A. Watson
Published Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 319 pages)
Series Contemporary world issues
Contemporary world issues.
Contents Preliminaries; Contents; Preface; 1 Background and History; 2 Problems Controversies and Solutions; 3 Worldwide Perspective; 4 Chronology; 5 Biographical Sketches; 6 Major U S Military Service Documents; 7 Directory of Organizations; 8 Selected Print and Nonprint Resources; Glossary; Index; About the Author
Summary This work is a fascinating overview of Americans' complex and occasionally uneasy relationship with military service, from World War II to the age of global terrorism. For Americans, the redefinition of "national security" that began on September 11, 2001, has sparked a raging debate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Draft -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Gay military personnel -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Minorities -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Women -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781851099795 electronic bk
1851099794 electronic bk