Cashiering

By Deane Barker

Definition: to dismiss from a military position due to a disciplinary issue

Why I Looked It Up

In Soldiers Of Reason: The RAND Corporation And The Rise Of The American Empire:

“We would become the first aggressors for peace.” For this opinion, President Truman immediately cashiered [Secretary of the Navy Francis] Matthews.

Later in the same book:

There were bound to be disappointments along the way. Such as the time he was ignominiously cashiered from RAND by Frank Wollbohn, in a fit of pique and resentment orchestrated by Bernard Brodie in 1963.

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