The Resource A woman's war : the professional and personal journey of the Navy's first African American female intelligence officer, Gail Harris ; with Pam McLaughlin, (electronic resource)

A woman's war : the professional and personal journey of the Navy's first African American female intelligence officer, Gail Harris ; with Pam McLaughlin, (electronic resource)

Label
A woman's war : the professional and personal journey of the Navy's first African American female intelligence officer
Title
A woman's war
Title remainder
the professional and personal journey of the Navy's first African American female intelligence officer
Statement of responsibility
Gail Harris ; with Pam McLaughlin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Gail Harris was assigned by the U.S. Navy to a combat intelligence job in 1973, she became the first African American female to hold such a position. Her 28-year career included hands on leadership in the intelligence community during every major conflict from the Cold War to Desert Storm to Kosovo, and most recently at the forefront of one of the Department of Defense's newest challenges: Cyber Warfare. At her retirement, she was the highest ranking African American female in the Navy. A Woman'sWar: The Professional and Personal Journey of the Navy's First African American Female Intell
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Harris, Gail
Dewey number
  • 359.0092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
VB231.U54
LC item number
H37 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • patent document
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McLaughlin, Pam
Series statement
Scarecrow professional intelligence education series
Series volume
10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harris, Gail
  • Harris, Gail
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Women intelligence officers
  • Intelligence officers
  • African American women
  • Military intelligence
  • 1949-
  • African American women
  • African Americans
  • Biography
  • Harris, Gail
  • Intelligence officers
  • Intelligence specialists
  • Military intelligence
  • Navy
  • Travel
  • United States
  • Women
  • Women intelligence officers
  • Military Science
Target audience
adult
Label
A woman's war : the professional and personal journey of the Navy's first African American female intelligence officer, Gail Harris ; with Pam McLaughlin, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dallaslibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=191E0BE8-DF19-4702-B02D-C909A46BAFB6
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Editor's foreword / Jan Goldman -- Introduction: We're all battling someone or something -- In the beginning-- a dream -- First assignment : a magnificent obsession -- Persistence : the key to success -- Faith -- So I'm fat-- at least my uniform fits : my personal battle of the bulge -- You're going to lose a few battles-- focus on winning the war -- Living in foreign lands : stuff they don't tell you in the travel books -- What if you're the problem? -- The importance of mentors -- Is being single the worst thing that can happen to you? -- Bloom where you're planted, or, How I became an Iraqi expert -- The forgotten Iraq War, 1991-2003 -- Rivers in the desert -- Cyber warfare : a new form of terror -- Conclusion: Reflections of a retired Black woman
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780810871007
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
191E0BE8-DF19-4702-B02D-C909A46BAFB6
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn647927789
  • (OCoLC)647927789
  • 1543089
Label
A woman's war : the professional and personal journey of the Navy's first African American female intelligence officer, Gail Harris ; with Pam McLaughlin, (electronic resource)
Link
http://dallaslibrary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=191E0BE8-DF19-4702-B02D-C909A46BAFB6
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Editor's foreword / Jan Goldman -- Introduction: We're all battling someone or something -- In the beginning-- a dream -- First assignment : a magnificent obsession -- Persistence : the key to success -- Faith -- So I'm fat-- at least my uniform fits : my personal battle of the bulge -- You're going to lose a few battles-- focus on winning the war -- Living in foreign lands : stuff they don't tell you in the travel books -- What if you're the problem? -- The importance of mentors -- Is being single the worst thing that can happen to you? -- Bloom where you're planted, or, How I became an Iraqi expert -- The forgotten Iraq War, 1991-2003 -- Rivers in the desert -- Cyber warfare : a new form of terror -- Conclusion: Reflections of a retired Black woman
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 270 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780810871007
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
191E0BE8-DF19-4702-B02D-C909A46BAFB6
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn647927789
  • (OCoLC)647927789
  • 1543089

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