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Military Leadership Studies

Added February 17, 2015
Type: Monograph
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession. Authored by Dr. Leonard Wong, Dr. Stephen J. Gerras.
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Untruthfulness is surprisingly common in the U.S. military even though members of the profession are loath to admit it. Further, much of the deception and dishonesty that occurs in the profession of arms is actually encouraged and sanctioned by the military institution.
Added January 13, 2015
Type: Monograph
Getting to the Left of SHARP: Lessons Learned from West Point's Efforts to Combat Sexual Harassment and Assault. Authored by Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., Colonel Cindy R. Jebb, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Gade, Cadet Hope C. Landsem.
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On July 26, 1948, President Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981, ending the practice of segregating the military services by race. That same year, the Army allowed women to join the services on an equal basis with men. Both of these steps preceded the larger societal changes that allowed fully equal treatment of all types of American citizens in military service. Just over 2 years ago, Congress repealed the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, allowing for gays and lesbians to take their place openly in the military. While we have a long way to go, one of the hallmarks of a profession is its continued efforts to improve. To that end, this monograph shares a few of the lessons West Point has learned on the prevention of sexual harassment and assault.
Added January 02, 2015
Type: Monograph
The Effective Use of Reserve Personnel in the U.S. Military: Lessons from the United Kingdom Reserve Model. Authored by Dr. Shima D. Keene.
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Can the U.S. Army and other services benefit from the United Kingdom's program of reserve reform?