By Gail Harris
Whilst Gail Harris used to be assigned by way of the U.S. army to a wrestle intelligence task in 1973, she turned the 1st African American girl to carry one of these place. Harris's memoir, A Woman's struggle, follows her 28-year occupation as a naval intelligence officer, sharing her exact event and point of view as she accomplished the complicated activity of supplying intelligence aid to army operations whereas additionally combating the established order, place of work bullies, and politics.
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The focus was what the Soviet navy was doing today, what they did yesterday, and what are they going to do tomorrow. The reports were short 38 CHAPTER 3 but involved and written after screening hundreds and sometimes thousands of pieces of data in an eight-hour period. The CSG member of the team was the only person authorized to analyze the SIGINT data and write reports on it, which again involved screening tons of data. Heading up the watch was a Navy lieutenant who had to read and edit all of the reports written by the watch, even those written by the CSG.
The naval intelligence community found out what was going on and informed the new commanding officer that they were going to file charges against him for racial and sexual discrimination. The commanding officer was understandably upset and called me into his office and proceeded to scream and yell at me. I needed some expert advice, so I called and talked the situation over with my Father. ” He explained that it really didn’t matter whether I was right or wrong because the bottom line was the Navy would consider me a troublemaker and no one would want me in their command.
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