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Women at the Service Academies


United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Honor Systems and Sexual Harassment at the Service Academies. Washington, DC, GPO, 1994. 256 p. (103rd Congress, 2nd Session, hearing held February 3, 1994.)
Book call no.: 359.0071173 U58h


DoD Service Academies: Further Efforts Needed to Eradicate Sexual Harassment. Washington, DC, Feb 1994. 2 p. (NSIAD / United States. General Accounting Office. )
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no. 94-111 (T)

DoD Service Academies: More Actions Needed to Eliminate Sexual Harassment. Washington, DC, Jan 1994. 64 p. (NSIAD / United States. General Accounting Office. )
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no. 94-6

Military Academy: Gender and Racial Disparities. Washington, DC, Mar 1994. 63 p. (NSIAD / General Accounting Office.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.94-95

Naval Academy: Gender and Racial Disparities. Washington, DC, Apr 1993. 68 p. (NSIAD / United States. General Accounting Office.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no. 93-54


Anton, Genevieve. Academy Deals with 3rd Sex Assault. Air Force Times 53:23 Mar 15 '93.

Barela, Timothy P. A Change for the Better: First Woman Graduate of Air Force Academy Hails "Women in Fighters" Policy. Airman 37:32 Oct '93.

Brickman, Jane Pacht. No Androgynous Officers. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 124:64-66 Jan '98.
In 1974, The U. S. Merchant Marine Academy became the first federal service academy to admit women. Are there lessons that might inform contemporary struggles to bring women into military academies, and by extension into other once exclusively male military environments?

Brickman, Jane Pacht. On the (U. S. Merchant Marine Academy) Campus. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 119:57-58 Feb '93.

Campbell, D'Ann. Servicewomen and the Academies: The Football Cordon and Pep Rally as a Case Study of the Status of Female Cadets at the United States Military Academy. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 13:1-14 Spring '95.

Lawson, Chris. Pregnant and You're Out? (of the Naval Academy) Navy Times 44:8 Jun 5 '95.

Palmer, Laura. Her Own Private Tailhook. New York Times Magazine page 22+ May 28 '95.
Describes Elizabeth Saum's experiences at the Air Force Academy while participating in a mandatory survival course. Saum was being trained to endure sexual degradation that might be used upon her if she were to be captured by enemy forces.

Resistance and Escape Training Dropped by Air Force Academy. New York Times section I, pg 32 Apr 30 '95.
Cadets will no longer be taught how to resist and escape captors following complaints that the training had gone too far with respect to simulated sexual assault and harassment.

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