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Boy on the bridge : the story of John Shalikashvili's American success

Author: Andrew Marble
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2019.
Series: American Warriors Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 2007, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General John Shalikashvili (1919-2011) penned an op-ed published in the New York Times calling for the United States to reverse its "Don't ask, don't tell" policy and support full recognition of LGBT Americans in the military. He followed up with a similar editorial in a 2009 issue of the Washington Post. The policy was reversed July 22, 2011, the day before the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Marble, Andrew.
Boy on the bridge.
Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, 2019
(DLC) 2019023227
(OCoLC)1102468347
Named Person: John M Shalikashvili; John M Shalikashvili
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Marble
ISBN: 9780813178042 0813178045 9780813178059 0813178053
OCLC Number: 1112223152
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Series Page; TItle Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Prologue; Part I; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Part II; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Chapter 6; Chapter 7; Part III; Chapter 8; Chapter 9; Chapter 10; Chapter 11; Part IV; Chapter 12; Chapter 13; Chapter 14; Chapter 15; Chapter 16; Chapter 17; Part V; Chapter 18; Chapter 19; Chapter 20; Part VI; Chapter 21; Chapter 22; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Appendix A; Appendix B; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Series Title: American Warriors Ser.
Other Titles: Story of John Shalikashvili's American success
Responsibility: Andrew Marble.

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In 1993 Shalikashvili was tapped by President Bill Clinton to replace General Colin Powell as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, becoming the first immigrant, first draftee, and first Officer  Read more...

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