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Battling Tradition

Paul T. Ringenbach

Battling Tradition

Robert F. McDermott and Shaping the US Air Force Academy

by Paul T. Ringenbach

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Published by Imprint Publications .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12115566M
ISBN 101879176424

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Geopolitical, Battling Tradition details the revolution in modern military education that became the ethos in the formative years of the United States Air Force Academy. The leader of this revolution was Robert F.

McDermott. West Point graduate, World War II combat pilot, Harvard MBA, and a full colonel less than twelve years after 5/5(1). What the book attempts to do -- show the way that "tradition" and "honor" allow a system of rape culture and toxic masculinity to flourish -- it fails.

There's nothing really showcasing "tradition" and "honor" until the last section of the book, the Winter Ball, which literally makes no /5.

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McDermott and Shaping the U.S. Air Force Academy.(Book review) by "Air & Space Power Journal"; Military and naval science Science and technology, general Books Book reviews. Rapturously inked and drawing upon what feels like the entire tradition of pulp storytelling, Battling Boy is a thunderclap of a book—a kaleidoscopic mash-up of the highest order where kaiju mix it up with science heroes, and where a girl named Aurora takes up her fallen father's jet-pack (and his weapons) and nearly steals the whole : First Second.

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