Skip to Main Content

The Officer Profession: Military-Civil Relations

Military-Civil Relations: International Perspectives

Civil-Military Relations: Professional Foundations for Senior Leaders

Ethics 2010 | Panel Discussion: Professionalism and Military Subordination to Civilian Authority

Ethics 2015 | Panel Discussion: The State of Civil and Military Relations

Military-Civil Relations: Academia

Bridging the Gap between the Civilian World and the Military

Military-Civil Relations: Books

Military-Civil Relations: Journal Articles

Need Additional Help?

"Becoming Sparta" / "Breathing the Fire" by Kimberly Dozier

"Writer Kimberly Dozier noticed a serious disconnect between Soldiers returning home from the front lines and the civilians receiving them. She saw people distance themselves from Soldiers with the generic phrase 'thank you for your service,' and could not ignore the increased labeling of servicemen and women as 'walking PTSD time bombs.' Though she is a civilian, Dozier identifies with this issue more than most noncombatants: as a CBS News correspondent in 2006, a vehicle on location in Iraq hit an IED while carrying Dozier, her reporting team, and her interviewee, U.S. Army officer Captain James Funkhouser. Her CBS colleagues and Capt. Funkhouser were killed, while Dozier was seriously wounded. Dozier used her recovery process to educate the public about Soldiers’ resiliency post-trauma in her 2011 memoir 'Breathing Fire: Fighting to Survive and Get Back to the Fight.' Dozier offers perspective on recovery for military personnel, many of whom helped her heal while facing their own struggles."

Military-Civil Relations: Strategy Research Projects

Military-Civil Relations: Ethics of Dissent