INDEX

Page numbers in italics indicate illustrations or captions.
absent without leave (awol) rates, 268, 313
Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse, 29–30, 386–88;
Hersh on, 370–71; inevitability of, 368;
military sociology and culture in shap-
ing, 29–30, 376–79, 391; photographs as
trophies of, 393n12; Schlesinger report
on, 369–70; sexualized and gendered
forms of, 375–76, 379–80; transforma-
tion of prisoners into assets and, 370–73;
underlying causes of,
366–69
Abu Ghraib prisoner abusers, 390–91; fe-
male guards as, 379–80; male guards as,
380, 381–82; reasons for abuse by, 379,
388–89; training of, 387. See also under
names of specific abusers
Acheson, Dean, 263
Afghanistan, U.S. war in, 405
African American gis, 314–15; comparison
of personnel statistics of, to white gis,
325–26; discrimination against, by West
Germans, 317, 319–20, 322–23; image of,
144n64; interracial romantic relation-
ships of, 60, 129, 131–36; katusas and,
242, 247, 249; rape prosecutions of, 132,
144n65. See also racial crisis of 1970–71;
racial discrimination; racial discrimina-
tion, military
African American men, objectification of,
192–93
Ahagon Shoko, 200n7
Air Force, U.S., 18
Albright, Madeline, 398
Algeria, war in, 382–83, 384
al-Jamadi, Manadel, 387
‘‘Allegations of Detainee Abuse in Iraq and
Afghanistan’’ (aclu), 368
Amador, Xavier, 393n18
Amerasians, discrimination against and
harassment of, 177, 186, 187, 189, 192
American men, objectification of, 193
American women, 260; gi aggression
against, 117–18, 124. See also spouses,
military
America Town (A-Town), 337–38, 338,
339
Angst, Linda, 189–90
Anj˘ ongni (camptown of Camp
Humphreys), 325–30, 336n43, 336n45
ar 15-6 investigation of Abu Ghraib, 366–
67
‘‘Arab Mind, The’’ (Patai), 370–71
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