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He's Not a Doorman: A Civilian's Guide to Military Etiquette

He's Not a Doorman: A Civilian's Guide to Military Etiquette

by David Burgess
     
 
This book is intended as a kind of field guide for civilians that work with or socialize with military members on a relatively infrequent basis. The military may well be strange and have its own customs and courtesies, but it isn't a completely foreign country. By understanding the basis for these customs and knowing what to expect, you won't feel lost. This, in turn.

Overview

This book is intended as a kind of field guide for civilians that work with or socialize with military members on a relatively infrequent basis. The military may well be strange and have its own customs and courtesies, but it isn't a completely foreign country. By understanding the basis for these customs and knowing what to expect, you won't feel lost. This, in turn. will help you understand what your son, daughter, wife, husband, or grandchildren are talking about. It might also help you relax around military people so that you can better enjoy your time with them. There are lots of tips in the book, including information on how the military leave system works, why some people salute and others don't, how to refer to and introduce retired military folks, and why your military member seems preoccupied with certain aspects of a lifestyle that you might not be familiar with. There are chapters on military weddings, funerals, customs and courtesies, disabled veterans, the uniform, and the buddies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781257319657
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Sold by:
LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
416 KB

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