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PhD Candidate Alexander Salt awarded Dissertation Fellowship


PhD Candidate Alexander Salt was recently awarded a Dissertation Fellowship by the US Marine Corps Heritage Foundation and the Marine Corps History Division. The Fellowship is worth $10 000. It is awarded to a PhD Candidate who is working on a dissertation pertinent to Marine Corps History.

Salt’s dissertation "Processing the Lessons of War: Organizational Change and the US Military" explores to what extent has the Second World War battlefield experience of the US military influenced post-war organizational change. One of the dissertation's case studies is focused on the Marine Corps' experience with Close Air Support.