Changing the Rules of Engagement: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Leadership from Women in the Military

Changing the Rules of Engagement: Inspiring Stories of Courage and Leadership from Women in the Military

by Martha LaGuardia-Kotite

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781597976893
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 05/31/2012
Pages: 204
Sales rank: 826,851
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author


Martha LaGuardia-Kotite is a captain in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve and has served with distinction, earning many personal awards during her twenty-six years of duty. A spokesperson for the Coast Guard, a freelance journalist, and the author of the award winning So Others May Live: Coast Guard Rescue Swimmers Saving Lives, Defying Death, she has written for top-tier publications and newspapers like The Boston Globe.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz xi

Foreword Rep. Jeff Miller xv

Prologue xvii

1 Out of This World Col. Ram Melroy 1

2 Supersonic Lt. Col. Nicole Malachowski 15

3 From Sea to Shining Sea Command Master Chief Mattie Wells 25

4 Second Chance at Life Lt. Col. L. Tammy Duckworth 35

5 "The Few, the Proud, the Women Marines" Brenda R. Chrismer Catherine D. Florenz Michaud 49

6 Her Wings Broke the Glass Ceiling Vice Adm. Vivien S. Crea 69

7 First Female Four Star Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody 81

8 Courage on the Front Lines Capt. Maureen Pennington 93

9 Rugged War Veteran, Glamorous Single Mom Master Sgt. Bertha Thompson 105

10 From Colorado to Congress Rep. Heather A. Wilson 117

11 In the Men's House: Class of 1980 Sharon (Hanley) Disber Marene (Nyberg) Allison Cap. Sue (Donner) Bibeau (Ret.) Brig. Gen. Paula G. Thornhill 125

12 Bringing Light to the Darkness of the Deep Capt. Gina Harden 149

Index 159

About the Author 165

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