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Abandoned shipmate : the destruction of Coast Guard Captain Ernie Blanchard
Mills, Ladson F., III, 1951- author
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
January 10, 1995 -- Tailhook and other scandals -- Aftermath of tailhook -- Background to the academy -- The formal investigation convenes -- A terrible truth -- A family abandoned -- Search for meaning -- Sweetbrier -- Help from beyond -- The rise of warrior women -- The Navy too -- Seeking justice -- Power elitism in the modern military -- Abandoned shipmate.

"Ernie Blanchard left for work January 10, 1995, a successful officer. His values seemed aligned with the institution he served, the United States Coast Guard. By day's end his career was finished. The author investigates Blanchard's "death by political correctness" in context of the turmoil surrounding U.S. Armed Forces' gender inclusion struggles from the 1980s to the present"--
Baker Berry VG53.B58 A3 2019