The Man Who Killed Happy Hour

The Man Who Killed Happy Hour

eBook - 2014
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Learn about McNamaras 100,000, soldiers who failed to meet minimal intellectual standards but were given a chance at Army careers. Meet a soldier who won a silver star while wearing a black lace bra under his fatigues. Hear the story of how a British Army in India 19th century water policy was almost resurrected for Desert Storm. Discover why the military stopped pushing cheap booze and attempted to change from an alcohol-positive to an alcohol-neutral culture. Follow the quest for improved services in Army medicine. Relive many interesting vignettes from the 70s, eighties and nineties including insights into several dynamic general officers, including one who postponed a meeting with the Supreme Allied Commander Europe(SACEUR) to chat with doctors at a coffee break. Peek inside the often confusing world of quality assurance. Examine why reduction in rank appears not to work. See how the National Practitioner Data Bank protects patients in the U.S. Read about one attempt to prepare Army doctors and field medics for psychiatric casualties on the battlefield. Find out how a psychiatrist can become involved in a surprisingly wide range of activities related to military life. Marvel over the level of emotions engendered by the question of who should command medical units. Enjoy articles about Dr. Jeffer from Newsweek, Psychology Today, Army Times, U.S. Medicine, Stars and Stripes, Psychiatric News and the Newport News Daily Press. Over twenty-six years Dr. Ed Jeffer was involved in drugs and alcohol, the interface of medicine and the law, quality assurance, combat psychiatry and many other areas. He served with both active and reserve components. Working as a staff officer he interfaced with command at all levels and with governors and the Congress of the United States. Many lessons learned are still valuable today and there is something of interest for everyone.
Publisher: [United States] :, Trafford Publishing,, 2014
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ISBN: 9781490726557
1490726551
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
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