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Training Issues


Greene, Byron D. III (Col, USA). Women in Basic Training: Controversy Continues. Carlisle Barracks, PA, Apr 1994. 23 p. (Army War College, U. S. Strategy Research Project.)
Doc. call no.: M-U 39080-537 G799w

Mottern, Jacqueline A. and others. The 1995 Gender Integration of Basic Combat Training Study. Alexandria, VA, U. S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences., 1997. 119 p. (ARI Study Report)
Doc. call no.: M-U 31716-34 no. 97-01

United States. General Accounting Office. Basic Training: Services are Using a Variety of Approaches to Gender Integration. Washington, DC, The Office, Jun 1996. 13 p. (NSIAD / United States. General Accounting Office)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41026-147 no.96-153


Compart, Andrew. Panel to Study Mixed Training: Cohen Skeptical of Gender Separation. Air Force Times 57:4 Jul 14 '97.

Compart, Andrew. Panels Clash on Integrated Training. Air Force Times 58:6 Feb 2 '98.
Most troops think that men and women should be taught together in basic and advanced training, the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services has concluded after meeting with more than 1,200 trainers and trainees in every service.

Donnelly, Elaine. Ready or Not: Gender Meshing and the Disintegration of Good Order. Strategic Review 25:64-73 Fall '97.
This article is an adaptation of the author's testimony before the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel on June 5, 1997. It argues that a policy of single-gender training should be reinstated for all the services.

Fuentes, Gidget. Take That! (Female Marine recruits train with pugil sticks). Navy Times 45:16-17 Sep 2 '96.

Gruenwald, Juliana. Call for Separate Training Reignites War of Words. Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report 55:3132-3133 Dec 20 '97.

Herbert, Melissa S. From Crinoline to Camouflage: Initial Entry Training and the Marginalization of Women in the Military. Minerva: Quarterly Report on Women and the Military 11:41-57 Spring '93.

Kitfield, James. Basic Training Gets Nice. National Journal 29:1914 Sep 27 '97.
In table of contents, title is Kinder, Gentler Growls. Though boot camp has undeniably mellowed, military leaders say it's not women in the ranks who've made the difference.

Korb, Lawrence and Maginnis Robert L. Should Men and Women Train and Go Into Combat Together? Retired Officer 53:40-45 Oct '97.
Present pro (Korb) and con (Maginnis) arguments.

Maze, Rick. Single-Sex Training is Defeated--For Now: Instead, Studies Would Examine Gender Issues. Air Force Times 57:8 Jul 21 '97.

McHugh, Jane. Let's Get Physical: New PT (physical training) Standards for Men and Women. Army Times 58:12-13 Nov 3.

Newman, Richard J. A Drill for Him and a Drill for Her. U.S. News & World Report 123:33 Dec 29 '97 - Jan 5 '98.
A Pentagon-appointed civilian panel has concluded that the Army, Navy and Air Force should segregate men and women during basic training. Currently, the recruits are trained together but are not allowed any other contact.

Van Riper, Paul K.(LtGen, USMC). Gender Integrated/Segregated Training. Marine Corps Gazette 81:64-65 Nov '97.
Discusses the Marine Corps' policies and procedures for gender integration within entry level recruit training.

Walker, Paulette. Mixed Companies Become the Norm. Army Times 55:12-14 Jan 16 '95.
Co-ed basic training in the Army.

Walker, Paulette. Training Regime Steels Women: Lifting, Load-Carrying Capacity is Bolstered in Natick Program. Army Times 56:4 Nov 20 '95.

Walker, Paulette. Unisex Basic Training Starts at Two Posts. Army Times 55:6 Oct 10 '94.

Wilson, George C. (SecDef) Cohen Assesses Male-Female Training. Air Force Times 57:10 Mar 17 '97.

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