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The Leader Of The Free World And Commander

- o Based on speeches and detailed facts that I have reviewed regarding to Hillary Clinton, I believe that she is the most prepared to be the leader of the free world and commander-in-chief as President of the United States. Hillary Clinton is well educated and prepared to take on what’s next in her life’s journey. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Wellesley College in 1969 and then furthered her education at Yale University where she received her Doctor of Law degree in 1973. Hillary Clinton has political experience from being Frist Lady of State of Arkansas in 1979-1981 and in 1983-1993....   [tags: President of the United States, Democratic Party]

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Commander's Intent

- The commander’s intent is a critical part of mission command. The commander, through the commander’s intent, must blend the art of command and the science of control that integrates all joint warfighting functions. ADM Wesley McDonald, Commander US Atlantic Command (LANTCOM), failed to convey the commander’s intent to the joint force for Operation Urgent Fury. This failure promoted misunderstanding and mutual trust issues among the joint force that affected the integration of joint functions such as intelligence and sustainment....   [tags: military issues, operation urgent fury]

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The Commander - Both Villain and Figure of Sympathy

- To what extent is the Commander presented as both villain and a figure of sympathy. The commander can be seen as a man torn between two worlds, he was one of the founders of Gilead yet still enjoys and yearns for the pleasures of the old society he managed to break. The commander is cool and collected on the surface but underneath he is bitter and corrupted for the world he has managed to create. The commander secretly longs for the world to be as it once was and this is why he savours his time with Offred because she may remind him of life before Gilead....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Assessment of Eisenhower as Supreme Allied Commander

- Question #1 The purpose of this essay is to present a brief statement of Eisenhower’s critical thinking as the commander of the Mediterranean Theater in 1942-43 using the Critical Thinking Model proposed by Dr. Steve Gerras. Two of Eisenhower’s decisions or actions will be assessed using components of the Critical Thinking Model to determine if he did or did not demonstrate critical thinking. The model used in this discussion is a derivative of the Paul and Elder model. The elements of the model discussed throughout this analysis are clarify concern, assumptions and, inferences ....   [tags: Critical Thinking, Model]

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Culture and Religion in Kiser's The Commander of the Faithful

- In a town like Elkader, a small predominantly white community, it would seem unlikely that someone would grow up learning about cultures and religions from the opposite end of the globe. However, thanks to Timothy Davis, that statement can be, and in my case, is true. In John Kiser's book, The Commander of the Faithful, Kiser shows us how Davis’ choice to name Elkader after an Arab gave his settlement a deep connection to a completely different civilization. This link acts as a conduit through which we can learn about and better understand their culture and religion, though geographically we are completely separated....   [tags: Elkader, John Kiser, morals]

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Master and Commander: Far Side of the World

- Captain “Lucky Jack” Aubrey, the protagonist in Master and Commander: Far Side of the World, is an excellent example of a leader to both his crew and the audience of the film. Lucky Jack received the nickname because of his tendency to be in the right place at the right time, to win battles and, if necessary, narrowly escape disaster. The movie takes places during The Napoleonic Wars when Great Britain was at with France. Captain Aubrey is the captain of a British battleship, the HMS Surprise, when a much larger French warship, the Acheron, intercepts each other and pursue each other off of the coast of South America....   [tags: film analysis]

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Leadership Styles And Attributes That Are Required Of A Troop Commander

- What Leadership Styles and Attributes Are Required Of a Troop Commander in the Royal Marines. Formed of 3 sections, each lead by a corporal and with a sergeant as second in command, the troop is the smallest unit within the Royal Marines that is typically under the command of a commissioned officer, the troop commander. On operations the troop commander’s role is to fulfil the intent of his company commander. Working with his corporals and sergeant to develop his plan, deliver it to his marines and lead them on the ground to provide the required effect....   [tags: Leadership, Laissez-faire, Decision making]

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Article II : Constitutional Powers And Responsibilities Of Commander

- Article II: Constitutional Powers and Responsibilities of Commander-in-Chief After much persuasion publications such as the Federalist Papers, the colonists of the New World finally agreed to the ratification of the new Constitution of America, three years after it’s first draft. By the summer of 1790, all thirteen colonies had approved the document (Constitution of the United States: A History). Within this legislature, which is still used to govern America today, are the required jobs of each branch of this (then new) democracy....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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How does Intelligence help the Joint Force Commander

- Intelligence is a critical component of joint planning and execution. Through the prism of Phase 0 (zero) Shaping, intelligence relates the realities of the operational environment before hostilities including an assessment of current economic, political, and cultural dynamics. Yet, throughout the subsequent phases of operational planning, analysts can also develop concise estimates on friendly and enemy centers of gravity (COG), thereby introducing not only the triggers of adversarial activity but at what point friendly forces can maneuver with maximum decisiveness....   [tags: Military]

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George Washington Commander In Chief

- George Washington was selected Commander in Chief of the Continental Army because of his courage and bravery, his ability to motivate and command respect from his followers, and his strategic ability in battle. His reputation as a daring and successful leader inspired confidence and loyalty in his followers. If it weren't for George Washington, it would be a different America today. Washington's military experience started when he was selected by Governor Dinwiddie, of Virginia, to travel to the Ohio Valley to tell the French to leave....   [tags: Biography]

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Haig as a Successful Commander

- Haig as a Successful Commander Field Marshal Douglas Haig was one of the most controversial people of the Great War. While he brought eventual victory, he is accused of being responsible for the deaths of tens of thousands of young men during 1916 and beyond. I will begin by looking at source C and the opinions of the fighting man on Haig. Fred Pearson was an infantryman that fought under Haig, and so might not have ever met him. His thoughts on Haig are in an angry, annoyed tone, saying that he's "very bitter, always have been and always will be" and talks about Haig being "50 kilometres behind the line and that's about as near as he ever got." This source is rel...   [tags: Papers]

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The Military Commander in Othello

- The Military Commander in Othello         The character of the general in William Shakespeare’s tragic drama Othello is quite noble, although plagued by the shortcoming or weakness of gullibility. Let us in this essay look at all the features, both good and bad. of this ill-fated hero.   David Bevington in William Shakespeare: Four Tragedies describes many fine virtues which reside within the general:   Othello’s blackness, like that of the natives dwelling in heathen lands, could betoken to Elizabethan audiences an innocent proneness to accept Christianity, and Othello is one who has already embraced the Christian faith....   [tags: Othello essays]

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Qualities Of The Director Or Chairman, And Commander Or Leader Qualities

- There is a difference between the qualities of the Director or Chairman, and Commander or leader qualities. Qualities of the Director are derived from self and society, and law. Where the leader traits are additionally required some personal talent and fungal foot, otherwise not required in Director. The capacity of creativity and flexibility with General conditions, and multiple sclerosis to walk into target and waive the General cause molecules to other, must be available on the leader, while the Director may not need it....   [tags: Leadership, Skill, Management]

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My Position As Area Commander For The Federal Protective Service

- My current position as Area Commander for the Federal Protective Service (FPS) is not without its challenges. I am responsible for the supervision of eleven federal law enforcement officers to include two K9 units and approximately forty-five contracted protective security officers. As a team, we address security related issues on a daily basis. Our position description encompasses two major disciplines, federal law enforcement and physical security. Both occupations can be viewed as one, yet separate in their ever-changing complexity of development....   [tags: Security, Security guard, Police]

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Alexander The Great Of The Greatest Commander

- Alexander the Great was known as one of the greatest commanders ever. He was ruthless, and his only desire was to become a powerful warrior. He accomplished many things during his time as king. He conquered the Persians, spread Greek Culture, mixed other cultures, and reestablished the Corinthian League. Alexander the Great left behind an incredible legacy, and is still remembered to this day. Alexander the Great was born in Pella, Macedonia on July 20, 356 B.C. He was the son of King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, daughter of King Neoptolemus....   [tags: Alexander the Great, Philip II of Macedon]

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Supreme-Commander, Dwight David Ike Eisenhower

- ... The two brothers made a deal. After two years they would switch places and Edgar would be paying for Ike’s education. In the end, Edgar didn’t live up to his deal. In 1911, Dwight got an appointment at the USMA (United States Military Academy) in West Point, New York, where attendance was free. Once again he was the football star of USMA, but after a series of knee injuries he was forced to stop playing football. In 1915, Eisenhower proudly graduated in the top of his class, and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the army (Dwight D....   [tags: world war I, battle, victory, germans]

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Abraham Lincoln: America’s First Commander-in-Chief

- Abraham Lincoln is best remembered as being America’s first war president. In the nineteenth century, the American presidency had seen nothing like the Civil War, and war was upon Lincoln before he or anyone else considered how the position of Commander-in-Chief fit into the Constitution. This resulted in an unorganized thought process and policy. Brian Dirck, author of the article “Lincoln as Commander in Chief,” writes: He did not have the luxury of creating intellectually cohesive, internally consistent methods in the midst of the very messy business of civil war....   [tags: Biography ]

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How Personality Type Affects My Job Performance As A Manager And Commander

- This paper explores my personality type described by the Meyers-Briggs personality test. It includes practical examples of how my particular personality type affects my job performance as a manager and commander on a Navy EOD platoon. This in-depth paper details each of the four facets that make up my personality type and temperament: introvert, sensing, thinking, and judging. These four tendencies of my personality have both positive and negative effects on my job performance as a Christian, manager and teammate, which will be discussed throughout this paper....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology]

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My Current Position As An Area Commander For The Federal Protective Service

- My current position as an Area Commander for the Federal Protective Service (FPS) is not without its challenges. I am responsible for supervising eleven federal law enforcement officers to include two K9 units and approximately forty-five contracted protective security officers. As a team we address security related issues on a daily basis. Our position description encompasses two major disciplines; the first is federal law enforcement and the second physical security. Both occupations can be viewed as one, yet separate in their ever changing complexity of development....   [tags: Security, Security guard, Police]

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The Presentation of the Commander in The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

- The Presentation of the Commander in The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood The commander can be seen as a man torn between two worlds, he was one of the founders of Gilead yet still enjoys and yearns for the pleasures of the old society he managed to break. It can be seen as ' he has made his bed and now he must sleep in it'. The commander is cool and collected on the surface but underneath he is bitter and corrupted for the world he has managed to create. I believe the commander secretly longs for the world to be as it once was and this is why he savours his time with Offred because she may remind him of life before Gilead; it is also ironic how both these char...   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of Peter Drucker 's ' Developing The Leaders Around You '

- According to Peter Drucker "the task of the leader is to develop leaders. This is increasingly important in situations where many people know more than their chief." Many authors of books on leadership agree that one of the main functions of the leader is to foster the development of the people with whom he works. These authors among other things mention that: a) the team work is paramount in an organization; b) the leader should be a mentor; c) the leader should delegate power and authority to subordinates; d) subordinates must feel that they are masters of their own work; and, e) the organization must allocate resources for education and training....   [tags: Management, Organization, Leadership, Commander]

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Bravo Company in Black Hearts by Jim Frederick

- ... This didn’t not help the fact that 1st platoon already had been taking out bottled anger and remorse for their lost comrades out on insurgent and civilian alike. To them they were all the enemy. The next big blow the 1st platoon was the deaths of 1LT Britt and SPC Lopez. During a routine IED sweep of route sportster, 1LT Britt and his men were taking contact from mortar fire and one remotely launched RPG from across the canal the paralleled the road. Once the fire had stopped 1LT Britt was told by CPT Goodwin to go get the device that had shot the RPG even after Britt had told him that area had not been cleared of IEDs yet....   [tags: madness, deployment, commander, problems]

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The Development of George Armstrong Custer's Effective Career

- George Armstrong Custer was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the American Civil War and also in the Indian Wars. Raised in the cities Michigan and Ohio, Custer was admitted in West Point in 1858, where he was graduated last in his class. However, with outbreak of the Civil War, all officers were needed, and Custer was called in to serve for the Union. General Custer developed a strong reputation throughout the Civil War. He fought in the first major engagement, and also in the First Battle of Bull Run....   [tags: commander, battle, army]

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The Army Problem Solving Model and The Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process

- Compare and contrast the Army Problem Solving Model (Process) with the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process. (C 100) The Army Problem Solving Model (APSM) as well as the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process (RDSP) are the forms of decision-making process or techniques with a systematic, logical approach to problem designed for commanders to help make better decision and to find better solution as problem occur. The ASPM as well as RDSP are similar and different to each other in some areas....   [tags: US army, leaders, commander]

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George Washington's Achievements as the First President of the United States

- George Washington George Washington,who was born on February 22, 1732 and died on December 14, 1799, was known as the first President of the United States (1789–1797). George Washington achieved many goals while in office for the Untied States such as: resigned for The Commander in Chief of the Continental Army in 1783, helped organize the Constitutional Convention at Philadelphia in 1787 as well as Mobilizing troops against the Whisky Rebellion. George Washington ,who had become the first American president, accepts an achievement of leading the Continental Army....   [tags: army, commander, land]

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Hannibal and the Second Punic War

- ... While pursuing his plans of extending the land of Carthage, Hannibal got the idea to head straight for the most valuable land, the Roman Empire. Hannibal assembled a massive army, including as many as 90,000 infantry, 12,000 cavalry and 40 elephants. “Hannibal was soldier enough to know that numbers are of less importance than homogeneity, and was willing to carry with him no soldier whose fidelity was not questioned”(Dodge 174). Hannibal’s army included only those who were truly on the side of Carthage and was willing to sacrifice themselves for the well being of their country....   [tags: military commander, carthage, rome]

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The Reality of Napoleonic Wars in Sharpe's Regiment by Bernard Cornwell

- Crashing cannon balls, firing muskets, Calvary charging with blades of cold steel. These are the images that are presented to people when contemplating, which many people in our society do very often, the Napoleonic wars. The reality is quite the contrary, to some extent this image is true. The reality is the Napoleonic wars were ones of attrition. The goal of army’s were to have enough troops to sustain the ability to fight in the next battle. The British government had this attrition as one of the principal complications with their army and Navy do to their constant involvement in war no matter where public opinion stood....   [tags: troops, battle, commander]

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A Different Look at the Approach of Being President

- Why should a woman be President of the United States. Well, the question should really be, “Why Not. Why has a woman not been elected president?” Women are capable to handle the assignments, duties, responsibilities, and obligations that a president must deal with. They have the same functioning body and mind as men, and perhaps a better moral compass. This paper will list some of the reasons why a woman should, one day, become President of the United States. The argument will also be backed by interviews and literature from other authors, and women who have researched and written about this topic....   [tags: us presidency, commander in chief]

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Pearl Harbor: Different Viewpoints of This Horrible Day

- On the morning of December 7th, 1941 America was shocked about what had just happened to its country. And more shocked about what had happened in Pearl Harbor. Pearl Harbor was being attacked by the Imperial Navy, that was based out of Japan. Before the attacks that happened on Pearl Harbor, Japan has been speaking to the United States about prolonged peace, hope, and prosperity between the United States and Japan. But that dream of peace and prosperity came to a crashing halt on the morning of the attacks on Pearl Harbor....   [tags: military, medics, commander]

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Roman Empire and Julius Caesar

- Julius Caesar was born on July 12th, 100 BCE in Rome, Italy. He died on March 15th, 44 BCE in Rome, Italy. Caesar joined the army in 81 BC and was the first Roman army commander. He invaded England twice during his reign of power, once in 55 BC and once again in 54 BC. Julius Caesar came from an aristocratic family. He started his education at the age of 6 and was taught by a private tutor named Marcus Antonius Gnipho. He learned to read and write, learned about the Roman law and also how to speak in front of large crowds....   [tags: rome, italy, commander]

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Hannibal: Africa’s Tactical Genius

- Hannibal was a Punic Carthaginian military commander, reputed to be one of the greatest in history and even a better tactician. Hannibal lived in a time of great friction in the Mediterranean where the Roman Republic dominated Macedon, Syracuse and the Seleucid Empire. He was a notable member of the Barca family, a noble family well known for being staunch antagonists of the Roman Republic. His father Hamilcar was a leading commander in the First Punic War, his brother-in-laws were Hasdrubal the Fair who preferred diplomacy to war and the Numidian king Naravas, and both his brothers, Mago (commanded Hannibal’s forces and made decisive pushes) and Hasdrubal (defended Carthaginian cities in Hi...   [tags: military commander, romans]

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Reporting to the Commander on Judgement Day

- Even though punitive actions can be educational and deter wrong doing, soldiers should be more ethical in the face of advisory. Soldiers should use morals when amongst friends or when alone this display of right reflects the values and lessons that were taught by their parents and Drill Sergeants in basic training. Soldiers that display a lack of ethics, morals and values are more likely to commit war crimes that will result in violations of the Geneva Convention or some type of fraud in Garrison whether it be lost and stolen good i.e....   [tags: Justice ]

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General Gouglas Haig

- "A general who wears down 180,000 of the enemy by expending 400,000 men...has something to answer for." This idea from military historian C.E.W Bean is the main line of argument from traditionalist historians. They represent General Douglas Haig, British Commander-in-Chief of the BEF from 1915 to the end of the war in 1918, in a critical, damning light: a hopelessly incompetent general with a willingness to sacrifice the men of Britain for a few metres of muddy ground. On the converse of this interpretation is a revisionist perspective of Haig as a caring ‘architect of victory’, bringing long-term achievements with his perceptive strategies....   [tags: Britain, Commander in Chief, War]

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Enhancing Military Trainings

- Introduction The focus of this paper is to build a theoretical framework that addresses my envisioned topic and its relevance to the research problem. The research topic stems from the problem U.S. Navy commander face when challenged to train and certify servicemembers in different warfare areas aboard ships while simultaneously achieving energy conservation as a derivative. Presently, Naval leaders are facing the same challenges of the past, where commanders have dealt with the difficulty of meeting mission essential tasks (MET) altogether amidst fiscal constrains imposed by risen costs of fossil fuel (Truly, 2001; Cane, 2008; Williams, 2009)....   [tags: US navy commander, technology]

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President George Bush

- George W. Bush was born in New Haven, Connecticut on July 6, 1946. Just like other presidents, he had his good times and his bad times. He was the forty-third president of The United States. Because of those who had preceded him in The Oval Office, he understood the importance of being the Commander in Chief. In all of the events that happened during his presidency he never gave up on his country (Biography; Gale: Vol 21). The Bush family moved to Texas when George was only two years old. George Herbert Walker Bush, George’s father, had just graduated from Yale and wanted to attempt a living in the oil business....   [tags: leader, commander, chief]

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Napoleon Bonaparte

- “In order to govern, the question is not to follow out a more or less valid theory but to build with whatever materials are at hand. The inevitable must be accepted and turned to advantage.” Napoleon Bonaparte, leader of nations, conquer of worlds. As a leader he created something out of nothing many times in his life. He created a new era of warfare and took France to new heights of power, but by the end had brought her years of war and destruction(Dugdale-Pointon). He personally directed complex military maneuvers and at the same time controlled France’s press, police system, foreign policy, and domestic affairs (Blaufarb)....   [tags: leader, France, warfare, military commander]

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Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader

- The life of Amir Abd el-Kader was marked by a litany of difficult decisions— questions of whether to respond to violence and oppression strongly or weakly, to remain unyielding in retaliation or to surrender and, in doing so, stop unnecessary death. Upon closer analysis, the challenges and decisions which confronted the Amir are not so drastically different from more modern concerns of international intervention or political upheaval. In reading of the Amir’s life and prior to this, the Ghost Dance of the Lakota people and the development of the Khalsa in the Sikh religion, there has been a desire to identify and separate religious responses to suffering from other, equally legitimate but p...   [tags: Emir Abd el-Kader, Jihad 2015]

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Commanders of the Army of the Potomac

- Commanders of the Army of the Potomac In his civil war book Commanders of the Army of the Potomac Warren Hassler Jr. fantastically recounts the events that transpired between 1861 to 1865 during which seven men were given the reigns of the North's Army of the Potomac and asked to lead the Union to victory. However, one of the greatest commanders in history stood in their way; Robert E. Lee, and each was pitted against this great general one by one and given the chance to make history. The first, Irvin McDowell was regarded in this book as a great soldier in his own right but a terrible leader who displayed visible gaps in his preparedness, in his tactics, and in his strategy....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Union Army Commanders: Ulysses S. Grant

- Ulysses S. Grant Recognized as the reason for the Northern victory, Ulysses S. Grant commanded the Union Army during the bloodiest war in the history of America, and went on to become 18th President of the United States. On April 27, 1822 a legend was born. Although he had a religious family, Grant preferred to pray alone. His parents, Jesse and Hannah Grant, were extremely strict with all of his six other siblings except for him. Jesse Grant worked as a tanner under horrible circumstances where he produced leather from animal skin....   [tags: horses, mexican american war]

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Challenges Associated With The Geographic Combatant Commanders ( Csa ) And Combat Support Agencies

- Partners In a fiscally constrained environment and a reduced OCONUS footprint, USTRANSCOM is consistently looking for ways to mitigate the challenges associated with rapid global projection and meeting the requirements of the Geographic Combatant Commanders (GCC) and Combat Support Agencies (CSA). The requirement to have multiple means to deliver sustainment to the warfighter is critical for success, and the implementation of the JMMLV will provide an additional capability to existing sea platforms to prevent a single point of failure to support operations and rapidly employ combat power....   [tags: United States Department of Defense]

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The Army Problem Solving Model and The Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process

- 1. Compare and Contrast the Army Problem Solving Model (Process) with the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process. Both systems are design to solve problems, but the type of problems and the process on how you arrive to the solution are the differences between them. The first contrast is that Army problem model is a systematic approach for solving well define problems. While some may argue that Rapid Decision-making and Synchronization Process (RDSP) is also a systematic process I argue that the process do not have an specific order and it depends on the commanders or staff mental ability to arrive with a single course of action in short time....   [tags: leadership, american people, commanders]

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Are the Challenges that Military Commanders Face in the Contemporary Operating Environment More Complex than ever Before?

- Are the challenges that military commanders face in the contemporary operating environment more complex than ever before. The earliest date battle accounted was the Battle of Kadesh in 1274 BC involving approximately 5,000 to 6,000 chariots between Ramesses II of the Empire of Egypt and Muwatalli II of the Hittite Empire. The Battle of Kadesh took place at Kadesh City on the Orontes River, what is now adjacent to the modern-day village of Tell al-Nabi Mando of western Syria. This is the first ever in history of mankind that subtle elements of warfare and strategies are known....   [tags: military operations, new technologies]

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the Army Problem Solving Model and the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process

- Compare and Contrast the Army Problem Solving Model (Process) with the Rapid Decision making and Synchronization Process. (C100) The Army Problem Solving Model, and the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process (RDSP) are systems that commanders use to solve issues that may arise. While both systems are effective tools that commanders and their staff can use to solve problems, each system has strengths and limitations. The Army problem solving, and the RDSP use measures to identify a problem....   [tags: US army, commanders]

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Army Problem Solving Model and The Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process

- Compare and Contrast the Army Problem Solving Model (Process) with the Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process (C100). As a leader and Sergeant Major, I must have the essential skills to identify and solve problems in order to accomplish the missions we face in our current and future operational environment. The army has provide us with two techniques in order to identify and solve problems; the army problem solving model which is a systematic approach to a decision making process, and the rapid-decision making and synchronization process which provide a rapid solution to a rapid changing environment....   [tags: identify problems, subordinates, commanders]

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Army Problem Solving Model and The Rapid Decision Making and Synchronization Process

- Military leaders make decisions and solve problems every day. Some need a decision quickly while others can take time. The US Army has several decision-making methods to assist leaders. The Army Problem Solving Model (Process) (PSM) is a systematic approach to identifying the best possible solution to an issue or problem and a deliberate method of decision-making (FM 6-0, 2009). Leaders use it to solve a problem when time is not critical and they can put some thought into different solutions. The solution must be objective and based on facts in order for the decision to be relevant and practical....   [tags: military leaders, us army, commanders]

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It's Time to Update the Unified Command Plan (UCP)

- The Unified Command Plan (UCP), as originally described in the “Outline Command Plan” of 1946, established in the National Security Act of 1947 and later amended by the Department of Defense Reorganization Act of 1958, sets forth basic guidance to all combatant commanders (COCOMs). The UCP also establishes combatant command missions, responsibilities, and force structure; delineates geographic areas of responsibility for geographic combatant commanders; and specifies functional responsibilities for functional combatant commanders....   [tags: Global Security, combatant commanders (COCOMs)]

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The Attitudes of British Soldiers to their Commanders During the First World War

- The Attitudes of British Soldiers to their Commanders During the First World War On their own they are not very useful to a historian studying the attitudes of soldiers to their commanders in World War I. However, if used together and with some of my own knowledge, they could be useful in creating a picture of what the attitudes of soldiers towards their commanders were like. Time would have been a major influencing factor on the attitudes of the soldiers to their commanders. As the war went on and the soldiers began to realise that they weren’t getting anywhere they would begin to doubt their commanders....   [tags: Papers]

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My Lai Massacre and its Impacts on Army Culture

- Charlie Company was told to expect heavy resistance, possibly even being outnumbered as much as two to one. The troops packed extra ammunition in preparation for a tough, protracted fight. Tensions were high among the men. My Lai (4) was to be Charlie Company’s main objective that day. The operation began smoothly, with 105mm artillery pounding the landing zones (LZs) on time. LTC Barker was already airborne in a helicopter adjusting fire. The first UH-1 helicopters touched delivered 1st and 2nd platoons at 0730....   [tags: comander, civilians, combat]

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The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

- Imagine growing up in a society where all women are useful for is to reproduce. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is an excellent novel of what could potentially be the fate of the future one day. The main character, Offred, moves into a new home where she is there to perform “rituals” with the Commander, head of the house, so she can hopefully reproduce herself. Basically, she is a sex slave and birthing a healthy child is all she is wanted for. Also if she does have a child then she will be treated better, so it can be stressful for these women....   [tags: Women, Gender Roles, Reproduction]

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Ender 's Game By Orson Scott Card

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Organizational Culture Found Within Army Doctrine

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