I love the character Val, but my heart just breaks for her. In this social climate, the Marine Corps set out to select, train, classify, and assign 18, newly recruited civilian women at the rate of more than 1, a month, and have them on the job and making a contribution in the shortest time possible. That post was where the action was, believe me.
Paperback , pages. Shaping up a gaggle of "BAMs" "broad-assed Marines" was not what they wanted to do with a war going on. Even so he still managed to weave his influence into their lives.