ERIC Number: ED306415
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Women in the Military. Hearings before the Military Personnel and Compensation Subcommitee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives. One Hundredth Congress, First and Second Sessions (October 1, November 19, 1987 and February 4, 1988).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Armed Services.
Within this document is the testimony delivered by 15 individuals at congressional hearings. Among the issues spoken to are: the combat exclusion law and its effect on the careers of women in the military; the kinds of jobs open to female armed services personnel; special problems that women in the military face; their promotion and retention rates; sexual harassment of military women and the wives of male personnel; and the dissatisfaction of military spouses. The statements from members of Congress are from Representatives Herbert H. Bateman (Virginia); Beverly B. Byron (Maryland); and William L. Dickinson (Alabama). Other statements are from David J. Armor, Department of Defense; Carolyn Becraft, Women's Equity Action League; Vice Admiral L. A. Edney, U.S. Navy; Martin M. Ferber, U.S. General Accounting Office; Judith S. Gibson, Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Military; Sydney Hickey, National Military Family Association; Lieutenant General Thomas Hickey, U.S. Air Force; Lieutenant General John Hudson, U.S. Marine Corps; Rear Admiral Thomas Matteson, U.S. Coast Guard; Lieutenant General Allen K. Ono, U.S. Army; Mady Segal, University of Maryland; and Sandra Stanley, Towson State University. (CML)
Descriptors: Employed Women, Employer Employee Relationship, Enlisted Personnel, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Military Personnel, Military Service, Quality of Working Life, Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Work Environment
Congressional Sales Office, Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Armed Services.