Upcoming conference: Society for Military History, Montgomery AL, tomorrow

Presenting some work from my dissertation/ book project at the Society for Military History tomorrow. This is the end result of a panel Tommy Sheppard and I first started planning almost a year ago, when neither of us had PhDs, and we were both at Yale.  

1:30 in the Montgomery 1 room, with details from the program:

AUTONOMY, EFFECTIVENESS, AND CIVILIAN CONTROL: THE AMERICAN MILITARY‚ÄôS ATTEMPTS AT SELF-OVERSIGHT, 1815-1973 

Chair:            Richard H. Kohn, University of North Carolina

A Radical Change of System: The Creation of the Navy Board and Civilian Control in the U.S. Navy

Thomas Sheppard, University of North Carolina

The U.S. Army vs. the Fahy Committee: Implementation of Racial Integration of the Army

Richard Cranford, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College

Autonomy, Capacity and the Publicity Strategy of the U.S. Army, c. 1941-1991

Thomas Crosbie, Yale University

Comments:    Lance Betros, Army War College