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Changing the rules of engagement : inspiring stories of courage and leadership from women in the military

Author: Martha J LaGuardia-Kotite
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presented are separate chapters about individual women who all served from the 1970s to today. This is the story of modern American women who have shattered the glass ceiling and performed extraordinary feats while serving their country. The author writes about their perspectives and recollections in hopes that by sharing their aspirations and accomplishments it will lead to a greater appreciation of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martha J LaGuardia-Kotite
ISBN: 9781597976893 159797689X 9781597978743 1597978744
OCLC Number: 773023734
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 167 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Out of this world Colonel : Pam Melroy, NASA, USAF (Ret.) --
Supersonic : Lt. Col. Nicole Malachowski, USAF --
From sea to shining sea : CMC Mattie Wells, USN --
Second chance at life : Maj. Rammy Duckworth, USA (Ret.) --
"The few, the proud, the women marines" : Gy. Sgt. Brenda Chrismer, SFC Debra A. Sharkey, and Lt. Catherine (Florenz) Michard --
Her wings broke the glass ceiling : VADM Vivien S. Crea, Vice Commandant U.S. Coast Guard (Ret.) --
First female four-star : Lt. Gen. Anne Dunwoody, USA --
Courage on the front lines : Capt. Maureen Pennington --
Rugged war veteran, glamorous single mom : MSG Betty Thompson, USA --
From Colorado to Congress : Congresswoman Heather Wilson --
In the men's house : Marene (Nyberg) Allison, USA, Captain Sue (Donner) Bibeau, USCG (Ret.), Sharon (Hanley) Disher, USN, Brig. Gen. Paula G. Thornhill, USAF (Ret.) --
Bringing light to the darkness of the deep : Capt. Gina Harden, USN.
Other Titles: Inspiring stories of courage and leadership from women in the military
Responsibility: Martha LaGuardia-Kotite ; forewords by Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Jeff Miller.
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Changing the Rules of Engagement documents the lives of women who have shattered the glass ceiling and performed extraordinary feats while serving their country.  Read more...

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Most of us from that pioneer generation of women in defense have been too busy to stop and take notice of how far we ve come in the last thirty years. With <i>Changing the Rules of Engagement Read more...

 
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