TITLE

A Diversity Focus for the Armed Forces

AUTHOR(S)
Richards, Simone
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Black Enterprise;Oct2009, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at the efforts of the U.S. military to address the advancement concerns of African American personnel. Former President Harry Truman signed Executive Order 9981 in 1948 envisioning an armed force that would extend opportunity to all persons regardless of their ethnicity. Information is presented on the promotional steps available for enlisted personnel, warrant and commissioned officers in several branches of the military.
ACCESSION #
44513001

 

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