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Being A Military Member Of The Armed Forces Across All Branches Will Have A Positive And Negative Impact

- Being a military member in the armed forces across all branches will have a positive and negative impact in both personal and professional areas of life. All military members take the oath of enlistment before they join it is a requirement before attending basic training. What most service members do not realize is that they are completely oblivious to the road that lies ahead of them. Most people join the military for a number a personal reason such as money, education, and a sense of stability....   [tags: Armed forces, Military, Conscription]

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A Career in the Armed Forces

- ... Generally for most job related to the Military only require a high school education and one can enlist and join directly out of school. However higher level jobs related to the medical field or engineering do require a college education to be able to attain. And also having a college degree upon entering the military allows the individual to enter at a higher rank rather than starting from the bottom and having to work your way up. The standard agreement on a military contract is a minimum of 8 years with four years in the reserves at least even after one has left the military....   [tags: Marines,Air Force, Navy, or Army]

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Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

- Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Historical background: Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia was co-founded by Manuel Marulanda and Jacobe Arenas and has been operating in Colombia since 1964 as the largest communist insurgent group and organization with current membership of 8,000 men and women. (Economist) FARC basically fulfills its financial needs through its insurgent activities such as murdering, bombing, extortion, kidnapping, hijacking and drug trafficking, cultivation and distribution....   [tags: FARC, history, politics]

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Armed Forces Internal Controls

- Internal controls are necessary for any business to function and be successful. This also includes the armed forces. Each branch uses some form of internal controls in daily operations to ensure that there are not casualties of service members or civilians. Daily operations are crucial in the protection of innocent lives. To ensure that civilians are protected service members must ensure they follow all technical orders to perform their jobs correctly and safely. Everything from a service member being paid for travel to launching an aircraft is monitored by internal controls ("Financial management reports,")....   [tags: Safety, Launching an Aircraft, Internal Controls]

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Colombia And The Revolutionary Armed Forces Of Colombia

- Colombia is a country located in South America with a status of partly free and an overall freedom rating of 3.5 out of 7, according to Freedom House. While its Political rights score does fairly well for a partly free county, at 3 out of 7, the civil liberties is lagging behind with a score of 4. In the last few recent years Colombia has had a lot of internal conflict between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). Even though the latest president, Juan Manuel Santos who just won reelection in June 2015, has served as a main peacekeeper between the two parties, there is still lots of tension as to who is to be held accountable for the numerous amounts of death....   [tags: Human rights, Democracy, Law, Colombia]

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Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

- Colombia has struggled throughout the years battling various terrorist groups. The FARC is the most dangerous terrorist organization that the country has continually fought for over four decades. Drug trafficking, bombings, and political leader targeted attacks are the tactics used by this terrorist organization in hopes to gain political power. Their agenda is geared to overtake the Colombian government to make the country into a socialist society. Various efforts and attempts in conjunction with the US government have led to a weakened state of the FARC....   [tags: Latin American terrorist groups]

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U.s. Armed Forces Cold War

- U.S. Armed Forces Cold War training on state of the art future weapon systems came to bear in the conflict with Iraq. The Iraqi Army and the famed Iraqi Republican Guard were a battle hardened veteran force, feared by both political and military allies and foes. The United States entered the Gulf War with the liberation of the Kuwaiti nation as their primary goal. The United States Armed Forces demonstrated that superior training, innovative battle tactics, and quick decision-making would easily overcome whatever force you may face across the broad spectrum of military operations....   [tags: Iraq, Gulf War, Kuwait, 2003 invasion of Iraq]

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The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia

- The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia, or FARC, have been waging a guerilla war against the Columbian government for thirty-eight years. The organization has a Marxist-Socialist ideological base and has been terrorizing Columbia for some time now. The most recent development is Senator Martha Catalina Daniels was shot twice in the head and killed on March 3. Her body and two others were found at the bottom of a ravine about twenty-five miles west of the Columbia’s capital, Bogotá....   [tags: Politics Government Columbia Essays]

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Institutional Discrimination against Women in the Armed Forces

- In promoting freedom and equality, democratic countries throughout the world have been recruiting and admitting women into their armed forces. By opening the doors of a highly patriarchal institution to women, governments are said to be upholding gender equity and equality. However, the enlistment of women in the armed forces remains a heated subject of debate and controversy, given that women, across sectors and ranks in the military, continue to experience institutional-based discrimination. The Convention on the Elimination of all forms of discrimination against women (CEDAW) defines discrimination as “any distinction, exclusion, or restriction on the basis of sex which has an effect or p...   [tags: females in the military, inequality]

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Code Of Conduct For Members Of The United States Armed Forces

- CODE OF CONDUCT FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES Wars should be limited to achieving political goals while safeguarding certain human rights for those who get captured. However, history has proven that many countries do not always abide by these principles. During the Korean War American POW were exposed to brutal torture, random genocide, lack of food, absence of medical aid and inhumane treatment. The American Soldiers were not prepared for this type treatment through their training....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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The United States Armed Forces Oath Of Enlistment

- “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice.” – United States Armed Forces Oath of Enlistment Every man and woman to enlist in the Marine Corps has taken an Oath of Enlistment to orally solidify their allegiance to our country....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, Continental Army]

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Management Of The Foreign Language Center At The Armed Forces Academy

- INTRODUCTION Motivation must be one of the main priorities for the management of the Foreign Language Center at the Armed Forces Academy in Tirana, Albania. The manager is very often challenged by finding ways how to inspire staff motivation at work. Intrinsically satisfying as well as extrinsically encouraging factors are both necessary in creating such an environment where employees are motivated to do their jobs. Staff motivation is not an easy job to do as it requires a combination of many factors altogether such as meeting employees expectations, fulfilling their needs, creating favorable workplace conditions, avoiding faculty burn out and finding ways how to keep qualified people wo...   [tags: Motivation, Employment, Management]

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Geography: The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

- Colombia Colombia emerged from the collapse of the Gran Colombia in 1830. Since then the country has struggled with internal threats, illicit drug production, and estranged relations with neighboring nations. In a country slightly less than twice the size of Texas and claiming over 46,000,000 citizens, Colombia faces many challenges in its efforts to resolve internal conflict, reduce narcotics operations, improve the environment, and repair relationships in the region. Threats The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is the largest, oldest, and most influential threat group operating in Colombia....   [tags: illicit drug production, FARC, civil unrest]

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When Gangs Infiltrate our Armed Forces

- Throughout the world there are groups that are known for their deviant behavior. These delinquent groups at times become a major threat due t their actions. In the United States they are called gangs. As they are continuously putting the safety of our communities in danger, what can be done when they infiltrate our Armed Force. Stopping gang members and their affiliates from joining the military must become a top priority. And even more importantly, they must be weeded out of the military. Generally, gangs are seen to be in urban areas....   [tags: Crime]

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Women 's Armed Services Integration Act Of 1948

- The Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948 prevents any women from serving in combat. In January of 2013, former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, after receiving a recommendation from the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to lift this ban and open combat roles to women. However, there is some speculation on whether or not women are physically capable of performing in combat jobs. Nindl states that “… the physiological differences that exist in physical capacity, particularly of muscular strength and power as well as the increased incidence rate for musculoskeletal injuries in female vs....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Soldier, Ranger School]

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Integration of Women into the Armed Forces

-   Today's military includes women who train at boot camps, serve on warships and fly combat planes. Women currently represent fifteen percent of military personnel, and their presence is increasing among new recruits, up twenty-five percent in the A ir Force. Among officers and enlisted personnel, fifty five percent, or 107, 733 women report some form of sexual harassment. Recent accusations of sexual misconduct against drill sergeants at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, and a separate case against Ser geant Major Gene McKinney of the US Army, have some people questioning whether integration of women in the military has been successful....   [tags: Integration of Women into the Military]

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The Effect of Civil and Military Law on Armed Forces Personnel

- The Effect of Civil and Military Law on Armed Forces Personnel Before I start this report please note, when I refer to the armed forces, I am talking about the Army, the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy. Whether you are a house wife or a solicitor, you will always follow the British civil law. For people of the armed forces, they must also follow the civil laws but they will always have to follow military law too. Some soldiers, who are sent to other countries such as Iraq and also bound by the civil laws of Iraq, it is because of this that can affect the way in which the armed forces work together....   [tags: Papers]

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Australian and American Female Nurses in the Armed Forces

- Australian and American Female Nurses in the Armed Forces To what extent were Australian and American female nurses treated as professionals in the armed forces. "We have made partners of the women in this war; shall we admit them only to a partnership of suffering and sacrifice and not to a partnership of privilege and right?" U.S President Wilson, September 1918 My research for this essay showed that although there were similarities between American and Australian attitudes towards female nurses serving in their armed forces, some elements of the American War Department were more reluctant in allowing female nurses to serve as part of the armed forces in World War One....   [tags: World War I History]

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Analysis Of The Advertisement ' Sense Of Community '

- The media continues to surround us with various advertisement to persuade us one way or another. Although they might be plain and simple to see, they always have an underlying message behind them. In particular, a great example that displays this is the advertisement “Sense of Community” with Dr. Jay Grossman. “Sense of Community” presents us with a poorly made picture of Dr. Jay Grossman in a dentist office treating a “homeless” patient. Some may assume that this advertisement’s purpose is to exhibit the noble deeds and great qualities that he has as a dentist, however, this is incorrect....   [tags: Armed forces, Military]

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Should Military Service be Required in the USA?

- Military service in the United States should be compulsory (required) because it will provide economic and social benefits to those people who are serving as well as create a benefit for the general public as well as nation as a whole. “The United States relinquished mandatory military service after the Vietnam War in 1973” (Kestnbaum, 18). Since then, the idea of reinstating a draft entered the public discourse on several occasions. Its proponents were particularly vocal in the aftermath of September 11, 2001 and the US military campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan....   [tags: Draft, Armed Forces]

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A West Point Survey On The Military

- In 2013, a West Point survey found that American “civilians born between 1980 and 2000 want no part of military life and want it separate from civilian life”. According to Lieutenant Colonel Remi H. Hajjar, a professor of behavioral sciences and leadership at the United States Military Academy, “most Americans consider our military to be like a guard dog. It offers them protection, but they would rather not have it as a neighbor.” The question to ask is why. Why is it that Americans choose not to connect to their military if they seek their protection....   [tags: Military, Armed forces]

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Should Women For Fight For Combat Roles?

- Should Women Be Allowed to Fight in Combat Roles. In 2016, it is no secret that men and women still are not complete equals in the US. We are getting there, but it is going to take many more years. However, just last year the United States took a huge step bridging that gap. In January of 2013, the US military started the process to open combat jobs to women in. In December 2015, Defense Secretary Carter Ash made the unprecedented announcement that women who are deemed fit for combat will now be assigned to those roles....   [tags: Military, Armed forces]

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Information Sharing in the Army's Contemporary Operational Environment

- The potential of providing information or sharing information with agencies or personnel without proper authorization can be detrimental to the mission and the personnel involved. Working in a Joint/Combined nature of the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE) leads to numerous considerations of security when it comes to information sharing and intelligence productions. COE is the combination or current and near term operational environment variables with capabilities. It is based on the composite of potential adversaries in order to create a wide array of conditions necessary for full spectrum training and leader development....   [tags: army, armed forces]

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The Military And Its Effects On Society

- How do you think the military contributes to society. There are multiple ways the Armed Forces contribute to society. “Members of the military deploy to combat zones or any other dangerous areas” (Occupational Outlook Handbook: Work Environment). Jobs like this may not be safe, but soldiers do this in ways others would not. While serving this country, these soldiers gain multiple benefits. These benefits consist of how soldiers get paid, jobs of their choosing, and educational benefits. Soldiers get paid depending on their ranking and once they rank higher the more they get paid....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Soldier]

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Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ban in the Military

- In September 2011, the United States lifted the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, which restricted gay, lesbian, and bisexuals from openly serving in the military. This was the first time in American history in which people of every sexual orientation could serve openly (“11 Facts About,” n.d.). This was a momentous occasion for some and not so much for others. Those that have served in the military years were products of the Former President Bill Clinton’s 1993 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. Many soldiers in the military today were privates or lieutenants and had this policy ingrained into them from their first day of military service....   [tags: Armed Forces, Gay]

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College Right After High School Is A Much Better Option Than Joining The Armed Forces

- I. Attention Getter – Do not join the military, go to college if you can. II. Motivation for Listening – A major controversy in today’s society is there any value for a high school graduate to continue his or her higher education or should they join the armed forces. III. Establish Credibility – According to the article joining the military to pay for college carries serious risks, “It seems it is not just this writer’s humble opinion, but rather a general consensus that joining the military for the sole purpose of GI Bill benefits is something strictly advised against” (Anderson)....   [tags: High school, Higher education, College]

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The Comanche Helicopter Program

- In 1983 the United States began a program to upgrade the aging fleet of U.S. Army helicopters. What was initially known as the Light Helicopter Experimental (LHX), in April 1991 the LHX program would become the Reconnaissance Attack Helicopter (RAH-66). The program was initially designed to replace all light helicopters in the Army fleet, however, this was reduced to a more attainable goal of replacing the AH-1, OH-58, and OH-6 helicopters. This program greatly enhanced the capabilities of the commander on the battlefield of the future.1 The helicopter of the future would far outclass any helicopter on the planet; boasting capabilities like fly by wire controls, stealth, greater maneuverab...   [tags: The Armed Forces]

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Don't Ask, Don't Tell

- The policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” enacted in 1993 created a public argument about the morality of homosexual service in the United States Armed Forces. When viewed through different ethical frameworks both the reasons for and against the policy change. Ethical Relativism: The first moral framework used to analyze the policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” is ethical relativism. Subjective ethical relativism states that there are no moral truths which exist universally and necessarily. Truths are only true to those who hold them at the individual level....   [tags: Homosexuals, Armed Forces]

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Religious Accommodation Policy Change

- Religious Accommodation Policy Change All branches of military service can fully expect full-length beards, tattoos, piercings, and turbans amongst the ranks of military service members while in uniform. Senior leaders should be aware of Department of Defense (DOD) policy change in regards to religious accommodations of service members, because of the impact these changes will have on all branches of the armed forces of the United States. This paper will state the background related to the DOD religious accommodation policy, discuss the effects on uniform standards, and provide recommendations for change to the current policy....   [tags: Armed Forces, Beliefs, Expression]

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Is Achieving A Goal?

- Why it is achieving a goal can be so hard that you feel like it’s impossible to do, but at the same time it seems so easy. Most people might give up half way to achieving their goal and only a few will succeed. In life everyone has their own accomplishment, and goals that they want to achieve. Goals like completing a degree in school, getting the jobs they want, or get better at the sports or exercise they enjoy. Achieving a goal isn’t as easy as you would think, because it takes commitment, motivation, times, and a lot of failures or efforts to get pass obstacle to achieve the goal you want....   [tags: Military, Armed forces]

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Macchiavelli's Advice on Power

- When running for Presidential office, there are a lot of steps that must be taken in order to be a successful ruler. Machiavelli, a great political philosopher wrote The Prince, to advise princes of his time on how to rule. Although written in 1513, the advice he gives is directly relatable to present day. With his assistance any president can become a successful and powerful ruler. The basis of Machiavelli’s theory and ideas came from his most famous quote, “It is better to be feared than loved, if you cannot be both.” He has a very strict policy as to how a prince should act....   [tags: Politics, Armed Forces, Success]

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Summary Of ' Why Can 't Women Serve At The Front '

- Did you know that Deborah Gannett Samson was one of the first American women soldiers. Deborah was from Plymouth, Massachusetts and in 1782 she enlisted in the military under the name of her deceased brother, Robert Shurtleff Samson. This just tells us how greatly she wanted to fight for the freedom of her country and the civilians who wander the earth. Samson served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary war. During Deborah’s 17 month tenure, she was injured two times. In their article, “Why Can 't Women Serve at the Front?,” Seeker examines the different aspects of women serving on the front lines alongside men....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army, Soldier]

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Women Serving On The Frontline Alongside Men

- Women Serving on the Frontline Alongside Men Did you know that Deborah Gannett Samson was one of the first American women soldiers. Deborah was from Plymouth, Massachusetts and in 1782 she enlisted in the military under the name of her deceased brother, Robert Shurtleff Samson. This just tells us how greatly she wanted to fight for the freedom of her country and the civilians who wander the earth. Samson served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary war. During Deborah’s 17 month tenure, she was injured two times....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army, Soldier]

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The V-22 Osprey: The Major Challenges, Roles, and Impacts of this Innovative Aircraft

- ... Somehow, design continued. Looking in retrospect, it seems as though the full scale testing of the craft with so many soldiers on board occurred too soon in the Osprey's development. Looking back on this process, it also seems as though the military had so many resources invested on the V-22, that they were possibly over-committed and would not consider project termination, or defeat as the military might view it, even an option. After all, by this time, development of the V-22 program had cost a much higher-than-expected $27 billion when compared to the $2.5 billion originally projected (Baglole)....   [tags: US armed forces, mission, capabilities]

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The Use Of Private Military Companies And The Commodification Of Force

- The use of Private Military Companies and the commodification of force places the state’s traditional monopoly of violence in danger of becoming obsolete. Our understanding of the state and its monopoly on violence begins with a closer look at how the state works and the reason it holds such a legitimate grasp on violence. The state itself holds the right to use violence within a democratic society because of the consent it receives from its subjects. A requirement explained by Hobbes (1651:2015) in his text ‘Leviathan’, the state encompasses the territory of the nation and its capabilities and laws are applicable to all individuals which are within this dimension....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Max Weber]

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Letting Go: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

- Anger, aggression and confusion are a few symptoms of the fabled myth of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). An over whelming feeling that devours men and women of the armed forces, but hasn’t been talked about openly until, now. A subject no one likes to openly speak of, due to fear of being cast out as an outsider among the normal people who never witnessed something so traumatic can function in normal society today. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a psychological disorder where the person diagnosed with PTSD encounters various symptoms caused by a traumatic event such as combat exposure, sexual assault or a serious accident....   [tags: armed, forces, disorder, war, event]

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Presidentail Power: The State of the Union Speech

- ... There is never a guarantee that one hundred percent of the people will like them, but a lot of people did like Regan during his presidency. With his “Regan Revolution,” he was able to restore national confidence and created peaceful prosperity for the longest known recorded time period (Ronald Regan). This period of contentment made Ronald Regan powerful in the eyes of the public because he had accomplished his revolution and did what he said he would at the beginning of his election. Other Presidents, such as Richard Nixon, were not looked upon so highly during their terms despite other things that they did that were beneficial....   [tags: congress, armed forces, national affairs ]

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United States Of The United Kingdom

- The United States of America is a country that serves as a role model but even the great U.S.A. can at times learn from other countries and implement it in their own. Eighteen nations, including the U.S. top allies such as Australia, Israel, Canada, and the United Kingdom, allow for transgender personnel to serve openly in their military. In the year 1992, Canada Supreme Court declared that it was unlawful to prohibit individuals based on discrimination on their gender identity or sexual orientation....   [tags: Transgender, Sexual orientation, Armed forces]

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The Revolutionary War Of Chile

- After the Independence of Chile in 1810, the General Bernardo O’Higgins (leader of the nation), thought that was crucial for Chile’s autonomy to found and develop an influential armed force. Therefore, he created in 1818, the Navy School where students learned about the doctrine of war. He also created the first Navy fleet, the Marine Corps, among other entities. During the next century the Chilean armed forces were integrated by a small number of men, only 2,500 men. However, the War of the Pacific changed these numbers; there were conflicts such as the Peru and Bolivia rivalry, and the Chilean and Argentinian border issue that threatened the sovereignty of Chile....   [tags: Armed forces, Military, Navy, Army]

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Women 's Struggle With Women

- Nobody enjoys the idea of another person telling you what you can or cannot do, especially if it is something that you really enjoy doing. When there is something that interests you, you want to be able to do it without any boundaries or limits. Unfortunately, there are women who struggle with these limitations daily. For several years there has been a major impediment for women who are in any branch of the United States military. They are not permitted to engage into combat despite the fact that they have already been trained do so....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Navy, Combat]

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The Advantages of Conscription

- It has long been a controversial topic of debate in the United States, whether or not our young men and women should be required to serve in the armed forces. There is proof that compulsory military service would be in our nations best interest. It has historically shown to improve military preparedness, and also has evenly balanced the burden of military service. It also helps to instill a sense of duty into those who serve. From an economic standpoint, there are numerous arguments to be made in support of conscription, including government savings....   [tags: Service, Armed Forces, United States]

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The Military Cover Up

- ... Once women fail to follow the list they are responsible for the consequences; but women are not failing to follow the list, the military is acting against them to fail the list. For instance, Katherine Brown, a pseudonym for a victim whom suffered sexual abuse while serving in the infantry and preferred to keep her name anonymously, failed to follow the list. At the ripe age of 17, right after her early graduation from high school, and after having completed two semesters of college, Brown decided to join the US Army....   [tags: sexual assault on women in the armed forces]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

- Many people stress every day in their lives, which can be an inescapable thing. People who participated in our armed forces, or who were once in the military probably have had experienced different types of stress while fighting. This type of stress is called “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” (PTSD). PTSD is a common brain affliction with many causes. Post-traumatic stress disorder affects various areas of the brain, which could also affect an individual's ability to function correctly. When soldiers are reunited with society, they have problems fitting in to our environment and are often not offered treatment for their unusual behaviors....   [tags: armed forces who participated in conflict]

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The Impact Of Information Technology On Civilian And Military Based Strategies Requirements

- Introduction The purpose of this article is to establish that planning and implementation of information technology in civilian and military based strategies requirements are essentially the same when it comes to core competencies. However, the problem is that these two entities are quite often viewed as being totally different. This then to information technology strategies based on the uniqueness of the entity instead of the needs of the organization. The solution to this problem can be found in the over approach and the view that things which may appear to be different – once uncovered are basely the same process....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army]

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Military Recruiters in School. Why Not?

- ... Military recruiters also encourage high school students wanting to join to stay out of trouble and actually graduate high school. The article, “Targeted Lesson,” quotes a marine Colonel when he tells the military’s stance on enlisting criminals. The article reads, “‘Military service is not an alternative to incarceration or paying a debt to society’” (Perry and Blume A33). The military needs people who stay out of trouble, which encourages students to keep their record clean. In addition to staying morally upright, the military also wants students who join to graduate high school....   [tags: US armed forces policies]

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Military Service Should be Voluntary

- Imagine being deliberately forced to unwillingly participate in an activity that you do not support. It would be extremely difficult for you to be dedicated and passionate towards that action. Envision being disconnected, detached and frayed apart from your everyday life style and loved ones. The pain and pressure would be unconceivable. These kinds of emotions are swarmed in the minds and hearts of millions of people in the age range of 18 to 28 in countries such as Iraq, Iran and Syria. Each young person is snatched away from their innate life, innocence, friends, and family in order to be drafted to the military....   [tags: US, Armed Forces]

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The United States Military Provides Better Protection Of Its Citizens

- The United States’ military provides better protection of its citizens than Vietnam’s military. The U.S has one of the biggest and strongest militaries in the world, which is used to protect their citizens and country. The U.S Armed Forces is very experienced in fighting and winning battles, which is proved throughout its history. Over the years the United States military has advanced in technology and artillery, expanding its man power. Contrary to the U.S military, the Vietnamese military is much smaller and not as advanced, which makes it harder for them to protect their citizens from big attacks....   [tags: Military, United States Army, Armed forces]

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Defining Military Discipline and Values

- Military Discipline is a state of order and obedience existing within a command. Self discipline in the military is where soldiers do the 4 rights without being told, even in the absence of the commander. Discipline is created within a unit by instilling a sense of confidence and responsibility in each individual. To strengthen discipline, senior leaders need to give praise to their subordinates, either individually or as a whole, for tasks done well. By doing this, it will accomplish every commanders goal of having a unit that functions well and builds a bond which binds together the team....   [tags: army, armed forces]

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Child Soldiers Are A Clear Violation Of Human Rights

- Child soldiers are a prevalent issue in the international community and must be stopped. Whether kidnapped, enslaved, or volunteered: child soldiers are a clear violation of human rights. The United Nations are actively working to eradicate the issue by creating programs such as the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) which is a treaty that contains three Optional Protocols, the first of which is aimed at protecting children’s rights. UNICEF is an organization created by the United Nations General Assembly in 1946 to “advocate for the protection of children 's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to r...   [tags: Human rights, United Nations, Armed forces, War]

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Women During The War Of The 19th Century

- Women Allowed in Combat Introduction Traditions are often discarded and thrown away during times of great need, and the times of war are not any different. History is full of moments where women took dramatic roles that would have never been conceived of during other periods. “During the pressing demands of the two world wars of the 20th century as well as the American civil and revolutionary war of the 19th century and 18th century respectively” (Nuciari 14), women were beckoned to boost the ranks of the armed forces in various jobs, which range from nursing the wounded to taking up arms on the front-line....   [tags: Gender, Military, Armed forces, Gender role]

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Military Participation And Training Should Be Made Compulsory

- Rhetoric about the ‘Mandatory military participation’ in a predominantly democratic country such as India is nothing new, given the widely-held belief that military participation is a euphemism for patriotism. Military participation be made compulsory for everyone in India has been a debatable topic. In my three paged essay I will present my view on this debatable topic. My source of information are from few websites, newspapers and discussion with my father, an ex-Indian AirForce officer. The audience will understand the topic and will appreciate my reasons for my stand....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army, Military history]

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Military Service Support Services For A New Service

- Military Family Support Services For service members and their families there are many resources outside of the military that offer many helpful resources. Examples of these websites are Military OneSource, Armed Forces Crossroads, and Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC). The site I am going to write about is Military OneSource, because it offers a very wide verity of resources for many different branches of service and something for all family members. There are too many to list, so I am going to pick some of the phases of military life and resources I think are popular or useful from the different categories to explain....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Navy, Military base]

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The Revolution During The Military Affair

- The advent of the revolution in the military affair in the period of 1450 and 1800 is believed to had been shaped by a number of reasons. All the reasons, that is to say, the invention of gunpowder, technology, trade, an increase in economy and different types of defensive fortifications are considered to have played an equal role in contributing the revolution in the military affair. However, some historians interpret the military revolution differently and have distinguished opinions towards the revolution from each other representing objections and disagreements....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army, Military history]

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Heroes in the 21st Century

- The question of whether or not heroes still remain prevalent in modern day society is one that has been circulating throughout the world for quite some time. Due to the media’s fixation on aesthetics and “superheroes”, young children are growing up with the idea in their minds that heroes are all flawlessly airbrushed and synthetically perfect and stellar in everything they do and touch, as depicted in high-glossed magazines, super hero movies and commercial advertisements. The media has encouraged us to obsess over the concept that certain people, who we identify as “The Perfect Image” sit on perfect pedestals in which they can do no wrong, as described in Text 1, Lance Armstrong Syndrome...   [tags: US armed forces, non profit organizations]

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Conscription Should Be Brought Back

- Conscription, also known as drafting, is a practice that requires mandatory enlisting into any of the branches of the armed forces. This practice has been adopted by the United States at the very least two times before and from what I can remember during World War II and the Civil War conscription was being practiced. Nowadays conscription is not practiced in the United States because there isn’t a need for it. Now, if you want to join the army you can do so by volunteering. However, there are people who believe conscription should be brought back....   [tags: Human rights, World War II, Armed forces]

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Women During The Revolutionary War

- Women have been documented as serving in and with the military since the Revolutionary War. The role of women differed from men at that time. The research topic of women in combat arms positions recently, had a historic decision made, which opened all positions to women in the military forces (mostly affecting the Army and Marines). The following is a perspective of the research and information both for and against women serving in positions and organizations like Army Special Forces, Elite Delta Force, infantry and armor....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army, United States Army]

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The Debate On Child Soldiers

- The debate on child soldiers has been one in which has lasted for many years, with only recent clarification on what actually consists of a child soldier. Through the generalised image of a young African boy as the basis of what consists of a child soldier, leaves a lot of confusion in the definition of a child soldier itself. The ambiguity of legislation has led to different types of child soldiers, which in turn have different levels and classifications of agency. Although there has been an attempt to improve the life options of child soldiers through international treaties and legislation, their effectiveness is lacking through the continuation of the use and recruitment of child soldiers...   [tags: Armed forces, Military, Military history, Army]

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Women During The Revolutionary War

- “Women in Combat” Women have served in the United States military in varying capacities since the revolutionary war. On June 12, 1948 the “Women’s Armed Serves Integration Act” was passed, enabling women to serve as permanent members in all branches of the military. Prior to this law being passed many women served in the military without being able to receive the benefits that come along with military service. More recently the military has attempted to integrate women into all job rolls within the military, excluding those jobs currently closed to women....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, United States Army]

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The New American News Website

- Men who serve in the armed forces will always be hard pressed to agree with allowing women to enter combat military occupational specialties. Cort Kirkwood of the New American news website does not agree with females holding these jobs, and has documented them in an article. He has said, “Women do not have upper body strength, Menstrual Cycles create hysteria, and being able to urinate in the field or on convoys will create hardships for everyone.” Women have been at the forefront of battle since the very beginning of time....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Gender, Menstrual cycle]

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The Clairol Shampoo Tint Needs

- The Clairol Shampoo Tint assures to benefit women to look as young as they have ever been. This ad persuades women to buy the Clairol tint to look younger, even younger than their husband’s memories by the time they come home. This statement refers that woman’s husbands were away from home as a consequence of the war, therefore, they feel the need to look young and beautiful when their husbands come back. The ad suggests that, since they were away for a long time, women begin to look older as the time passes, and their husbands can get disappointed when they look at them aged, consequently, Clairol Tint will give them the confidence that they need....   [tags: World War II, Military, Armed forces, Prince]

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The Operation Of Desert Storm

- “By the 20th century, military organizations confronted the problem of not only adapting to technological changes in peacetime, but also the fact that war itself has inevitably turned up the speed of technological change”. In this citation, Murray (2014) states perfectly that the military remains closely linked to technology and both operate at the same rate. Certainly, the War has always been a demonstration of hostility between two antagonistic groups who compete using all possible means on a battlefield in order to impose its will on the other....   [tags: Armed forces, Military, Battle, Military history]

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Pursuing An Mba At The United States Air Force

- I am interested in pursuing an MBA at this point in my career to better prepare myself as I transition out of the military in the near future. A MBA from GWU will further define the leadership and managerial skills I have already learned inside the United States Air Force. In addition to an MBA, my past experience with managing people inside very harsh climates and physically and mentally challenging scenarios will set me apart from others in the career path I choose. Earning an MBA has always been a dream of mine, but one I never thought would be attainable because of the constant deployments and the financial requirements it takes to obtain an MBA....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Management, Logistics]

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What are Child Soldiers?

- “Under international law, the term "child soldier" applies to any person under age eighteen who either has been recruited or used in hostilities by armed forces”. (Sinners or Saints). Today, human rights groups estimate that there are 300,000 child soldiers worldwide. Based on the current number of on going armed conflicts in the continent, Africa has the largest number of these child soldiers. Some other regions where child soldiers are also used include Chad, Somalia, Sudan, and the Central African Republic....   [tags: international law, human rights, armed forces]

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The Clairol Shampoo Tint

- This ad persuades women to buy the Clairol tint to look younger, even younger than their husband’s memories by the time they come home. The Clairol Shampoo Tint allegedly assures post-war women the youthful look that they desire for their husbands’ return. As a consequence of many years away from home, women in the 40s felt the need to look even more radiant than when their partners left for the war. The ad suggests that, since they were away for a long time, women began to look older as time passed, and their husbands could get disappointed when they saw them aged....   [tags: World War II, Military, Armed forces, Physics]

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The Military Is Fast Approaching

- Separation date from the military is fast approaching. All you want to do is to get over the remaining days on your contract in order to spend time with your family, but the pressure to re-enlist has become relentless. What will you do. My enlistment decision was due to the economy meltdown in 2008 through 2009 when I lost my job as a Tuxedo rental representative at the Men’s Wear House. I struggled to secure another job, but all to no avail. Unemployment benefits expired, and I had no choice than to accept the job offer I turned down in 2003 when I first arrived the United States from Nigeria....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Military base]

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Women During The Civil War

- Supporters of women in combat roles have recently witnessed a historic decision announced by Defense Secretary Ash Carter in December 2015, which all positions will now be opened to women in the military forces (mostly effecting the Army and Marines). Critics opposed to the change say the United States military will be degraded, lose its effectives and jeopardizes our military because of the past and present forced integration of women in the combat ranks. Other scholars say that the integration of women is evolutionary and that we are all created equal....   [tags: Military, Army, Soldier, Armed forces]

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How The Military Must Achieve On Daily Bases

- On Time Being on time in the military is in many ways the most important factor the military must achieve on a daily bases. There are several reasons why being on time is important and why it is up to each individual soldier to manage their time appropriately so that they are on time for their mission. A life, a group of people, a village, or even a country could be depending on the job getting done on time. As soldiers we are all given different jobs to carry out, and every job we have contributes in some shape or form to the accomplishment of the mission....   [tags: Soldier, Military, Army, Armed forces]

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Women Should Be Allowed During Combat

- Women in Combat Whether or not women should be allowed in combat has been a popular debate within the department of defense for several years. In December of 2015 the Department of Defense lifted all gender based restrictions in the military allowing women to serve in all combative units. Those in favor of this transformation in our countries military say women should be able to serve equally to their male counter parts and that our military needs to pull from the largest pool of talent. Those against argue women are medically not built strong enough to withstand the physical aspects of combat and drastically lessen our militaries effectiveness....   [tags: Military, Army, Gender, Armed forces]

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The Heritage Foundation

- The Heritage Foundation is a think tank whose vision is to build an America where freedom, opportunity, prosperity, and civil society flourish. They come up with and promote conservative policies based on the fundamental principles of our Constitution. The staff of Heritage Foundation research current policy issues and present their findings “to members of Congress, key congressional staff members, policymakers in the executive branch, the nation’s news media, and the academic and policy communities”....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Index of Economic Freedom]

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The Problem Of China 's Muscle Flexing

- The Answer to China’s Muscle Flexing In 2013 China implemented an air identification zone (ADZ) over the East China Sea, which also covers Japan and Republic of Korea territory. Per China’s ADZ, “all aircraft entering the zone must notify Chinese authorities and are subject to emergency military measures if they do not identify themselves or obey orders from Beijing” (Mcavoy, 2014). Many believed the announcement of the ADZ increased the possibility of tension between both Japan and Korea, which in-turn would destabilize the regions security and prosperity....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, East China Sea]

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Gender Egalitarianism in Society and in the Military

- Everybody has a place in society. Everyone has a role. Regardless of a person’s accomplishments though, how and where that individual fits in may be largely a matter of race and gender. Even in the 21st century, many minority groups continue to encounter forms of silent discrimination. It can be sensed in a variety of situations, but is fairly common when dealing with a professional or educational establishment. In spite of this, many minorities have managed to come a long way –including women. It’s hard to believe that it is 2014 and women are still considered a minority group in America....   [tags: women´s role, armed forces, civilians]

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The Battle Of World War I

- At the point when World War I was over the world was drastically modified, be that as it may, most Europeans welcomed the beginning of World War I with delight. Practically in advance of the emerging political gatherings an uprising occurred for change, a riot happened. Japan and Russia went to war in 1904. Most Europeans thought the war would be short and the Russians, who, were actually Europeans, would crush the Japanese. Tragically for the Russians and to the amaze of most Europeans, the Japanese had a far more established armed force and war fleet....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Armed forces]

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Why The Dream Act Should Be Enacted

- There are many undocumented immigrant youth that don’t have the chance to become a greater contribution to the American society. Mostly as a result of the reason they have no legal status to live in the United States. That is why the DREAM act should be enacted, considering it will give those immigrants a chance to fully contribute, and benefit this great country. One of many reasons that the DREAM act should be passed is, young immigrants who had no choice but to come to this country will have a chance to obtain temporary residency status....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Dick Durbin, Navy]

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The War Of The Middle East

- “The most persistent sound which reverberates through men 's history is the beating of war drums.” ~Arthur Koestler, Janus: A Summing Up. As the quote above says throughout the entire history of humanity there has been wars, from the first brawls of cavemen over food to the latest war of the Middle East. Some would say that the only thing more persistent than war itself is death, however war is usually the main cause of death on our planet. Currently in the United States we do not have a required draft, we do require every man of at least the age of 18 to sign up for the selective service, should the draft ever be reinstated....   [tags: United States, Military, Army, Armed forces]

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The Military Of Tattoo Policies

- Today 's military service members are supposed to be ready to deploy at a moments notice, but when choosing someone who has a more professional appearance over someone who is better prepared and overall better for the job is unjustifiable. Military members and tattoos go hand in hand, a lot of individual 's have tattoos in the military it 's apart of their culture. Each military branch has their own policy on tattoos that give restrictions on where your allowed to have them, restrictions on what you can have, and the quantity or amount of skin covered....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, Army, Military history]

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Combat All Types Of Threats

- In this day and age, war is not as simple as it once was. With new threats on the rise, national security has become a difficult thing to maintain. New technology, specifically drones and cyber technology, and non-state actors, primarily private military corporations, have changed warfare as we know it. It is arguable whether or not these things make the United States more vulnerable or provide new opportunities to confront new types of threats. The first half of this memo will explore how these might make the United States susceptible to all types of threats, while the second half will study how these new trends in warfare allow the United States to combat all types of threats....   [tags: Military, United States, Armed forces, Battle]

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Job Dissatisfaction Of The Air Force

- Job Dissatisfaction While serving one’s country is looked highly upon and each person has their own reason to enlist into the military. What I have found since enlisting in the Air Force job dissatisfaction is a huge problem in my unit. I have just recently reached my 3-year mark that I have been assigned to this unit and since the day I reported into the unit I have encountered both types of people, enthused/content about their job and the opposite people who hate their job and want to get out as soon as possible....   [tags: Job satisfaction, Employment, Army, Armed forces]

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Military Should Get Paid More Than They Do

- Military should get paid more than they do The Military should get paid more then what they do. Only less than 1% is active in the military in the U.S.A. (“Debate.org”). The Military is averaged about 99,000$ a year and that is including all their benefits. (“Work.chron.com”) Without the military we would not be here. (Debat.org) Even though the military has good benefits, they still don’t get paid as much as they should. (“debat.org”). The main reason I picked this topic is because my dad was in the military for 20 years....   [tags: Military, Armed forces, United States, Soldier]

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Japan 's Attack On Pearl Harbor

- On December 7th, 1941 there was an attack on Pearl Harbor, a day that will live in infamy as President Franklin D. Roosevelt said. Japan launched an attack that would cripple our forces in the Pacific Ocean, which they hoped would lead to further attacks on United States soil. Of course we later defeated Japan at the cost of dropping two atomic bombs on their homeland. On the 3rd of May 1947 Article 9 of the Japanese constitution was written, which states that they renounce their right to have a military and prohibits war....   [tags: World War II, Japan, United States, Armed forces]

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Career as a Military Officer

- Career as a Military Officer I. Text research Definition: A military officer, a member of the U.S. Armed Forces, is responsible for the protection of U.S. citizens. This is a broad responsibility however and each officer has a distinct role that (s) he plays in the maintenance of national defense. As a member of the military, an officer signs a contract and must serve a number of years before retirement is possible. There are five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. The Army is the senior service and fight mostly on land....   [tags: Military Officer U,S, Armed Forces Army Essays]

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