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The Resource Ashley's war : the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

Ashley's war : the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

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Ashley's war : the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield
Title
Ashley's war
Title remainder
the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield
Statement of responsibility
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Title variation
Ashleys war
Title variation remainder
the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the special ops battlefield
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2010, the U.S. Army Special Operations Command created Cultural Support Teams, a pilot program to put women on the battlefield alongside Green Berets, Army Rangers, Navy SEALs and other special operations teams on sensitive missions in Afghanistan. The idea was that women could access places and people that had remained out of reach, and could build relationships -- woman to woman -- in ways that male soldiers in a conservative, traditional country could not. Though officially banned from combat, female soldiers could be "attached" to different teams, and for the first time women throughout the Army, the National Guard, and the Reserves heard the call to join male soldiers on special ops missions. Gayle Tzemach Lemmon uses exhaustive firsthand reporting and experience with the complexities of war to tell the story of CST-2, a unit of women hand-picked from across the Army, and the remarkable hero at its heart: 1st Lt. Ashley White, who would become the first Cultural Support Team member killed in action and the first CST remembered on the Army Special Operations Memorial Wall of Honor alongside the Army Rangers with whom she served
Summary
From the author of the New York Times best-seller The Dressmaker of Khair Khana comes the story of First Lieutenant Ashley White and a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers on the battlefield in Afghanistan
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10409817
Cataloging source
PNX
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Tzemach Lemmon, Gayle
Dewey number
  • 958.104/742092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
UB418.W65
LC item number
T94 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • White, Ashley
  • United States Army Special Operations Command
  • United States
  • White, Ashley
  • United States
  • United States Army Special Operations Command
  • Afghan War (2001- )
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Women soldiers
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Civil-military relations
  • Armed Forces
  • Civil-military relations
  • Special operations (Military science)
  • Women
  • Women soldiers
  • Afghanistan
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the special ops battlefield
Label
Ashley's war : the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-289)
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kandahar -- The call to serve. Uncle Sam needs you ; Hearing the call to serve ; The Landmark Inn ; 100 hours of Hell ; Making the cut ; Training days ; Diamonds among diamonds -- Deployment. Arrival, Afghanistan ; Operation "Fit In" ; The "Terp" ; Climbing mountains in the night ; Making a difference ; The lies of war -- Last roll call. The first death ; A grief observed ; The man in the arena ; Kandahar
Control code
ocn907256621
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 292 pages
Isbn
9780062333810
Lccn
2015460337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)907256621
Label
Ashley's war : the untold story of a team of women soldiers on the Special Ops battlefield, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-289)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Kandahar -- The call to serve. Uncle Sam needs you ; Hearing the call to serve ; The Landmark Inn ; 100 hours of Hell ; Making the cut ; Training days ; Diamonds among diamonds -- Deployment. Arrival, Afghanistan ; Operation "Fit In" ; The "Terp" ; Climbing mountains in the night ; Making a difference ; The lies of war -- Last roll call. The first death ; A grief observed ; The man in the arena ; Kandahar
Control code
ocn907256621
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 292 pages
Isbn
9780062333810
Lccn
2015460337
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)907256621

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