TITLE

Trading Stripes for Bars

AUTHOR(S)
Kunz, Christine L.
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Airman;Dec2003, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Probes into the decision and selection to obtain Air Force commissions by the three enlisted members of the U. S. Air Force. Decision of Abigail Curtis, a second-year cadet Auburn University of Montgomery, Ala., to turn in her four active duty stripes and participate in the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) under the Airman Education and Commissioning Program; Benefits of the ROTC program; ROTC commissioning programs for airmen.
ACCESSION #
11810915

 

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