Military Computer Books (Waz: Off-topic...)

From: Joe <>
Date: Fri Jan 30 07:21:55 1998

At 07:03 PM 1/29/98 -0800, you wrote:
>>RE: Military course books,
>> I don't know about the Navy but when I was in the USAF you could order
>>the manuals for any course that they tought. This was free to anyone on
>>active duty and I *think* to retirees. If you know anyone in the military,
>>have them contact the base education office and see what's avilable. You
>Don't know about retirees, but that's a good point about active duty.
>>may even be able to get them from the US Government printing office. Tech
>>manuals were available from them for many years, but I don't know if they
>>still are.
>I'd forgotten about this, I think in the front of the manuals is a blurb
>about how non-military can obtain them. The caveat being that they are
>non-classified manuals. I wouldn't be surprised if some of the Data
>Systems Technician manuals were, but the rest I was talking about weren't.
>I assume you also have to be a US citizen.
> Zane

  I suspect even some of those old manuals may still be available. The
trick would be to get the proper part number to order. Considering how
much computer equipment the government buys, this could be a treasure house
of old manuals.

Received on Fri Jan 30 1998 - 07:21:55 GMT

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