About Face - Study Guide Chapters 10-11 Summary & Analysis

David Hackworth
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In San Francisco, Hackworth had to decide what to do with his life. He was processed at Fort Mason and decided to leave the Army. He missed the Army life even though he served in the Reserves. Hackworth settled in Santa Monica and attended college. He became a part-time insurance salesman. When he completed two years of college in 1955, he reapplied for active duty.

Hackworth says he returned to a different Army in December 1955. The Air Force was now a separate service and the lynch pin of the nation's defense. Hackworth was assigned to temporary duty at Fort Bliss, Texas, where he received Air Defense training. This was basically nine to five, five days a week duty. He graduated the course and was now an Antiaircraft Battery Officer. He was then assigned to Battery C of the 77th AAA in Manhattan Beach, California...

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