By Pamela R. Frese, Margaret C. Harrell

Anthropology and the USA Military is an engaging edited number of ethnographic learn that seeks to supply visions of and for US army tradition from an exceptional anthropological base. the quantity explores numerous vital yet particularly unknown cultural adaptations within the safety group via quite a few lenses. a powerful record of individuals spotlight very important concerns resembling: anthrax vaccines, the "Golden Age" tradition of the army, gender roles between military spouses, weight keep an eye on and actual readiness, the army consultant, and the USNA.

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This meeting is to consider the cultural appropriateness of nonlethal weapons. It’s no secret that we have been experimenting with directed energy and other nonlethal weapons. We know that using loud noises might disorient and knock people down. We’re interested in knowing if using such a weapon in a Muslim crowd might cause problems— like if a man were to collapse on top of an unmarried women, would she then be ostracized? You know, things like that. R. Frese et al. ), Anthropology and the United States Military © Pamela R.

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Or so government officials presumed. The decision to end universal vaccination was driven in part by the diminished availability of AVA. ” Still, future demands for the vaccine were obvious. With Iraq a target in the Bush administration’s war against terrorism, the Pentagon estimated that 200,000 soldiers might be deployed to the Persian Gulf. The military would need more than one million doses to vaccinate them fully. As an alternative, with current stocks, soldiers could receive just three inoculations and probably be 90-percent protected.

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