Cold War account of why Mormons were over-represented as military translators

This is an excerpt from a very funny atheist Army veteran.I had no idea that many Mormons use/used the military as a way to learn languages for their missionary work. It makes sense.Late in her career, she describes being harassed simply for being pregnant or a woman, etc. The harassers were the same religious people who spent so much time trying to convert her.I was in from 1987-1990 during the end of the cold war when interrogators went to language school for a year or so.But the … [Read more...]


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