National Guard

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    What is The Pennsylvania Army National Guard?      The Pennsylvania Army National Guard is a branch of the United States Army that is mostly used today for homeland security. Although the National Guard is not active like the Reserves or Active Duty Army, they still have the same requirements and same responsibility. More than 22,000 men and women make up the Pennsylvania National Guard and Air National Guard today. They reach from state quarters at Fort Indian Town Gap

  • The Changing National Guard

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    The Changing Army National Guard Not all people understand the purpose of the Army National Guard; it is changing. Most people have heard the conversations. From conversations around the water cooler, to the nightly news, to one’s local home town papers; for those who are fortunate enough to have a town that supports an Army National Guard Unit, many ask, “Why is the Army National Guard (ARNG) going overseas? Isn’t it the Army National Guard’s job to be on the forefront of homeland security? America

  • State Mission of the National Guard

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    Along with deployments over seas the National Guard has state mission. These state missions comprise of multiple parts. Part one of the mission is to respond to the natural disasters of their state and country. Most everyone has heard of the National Guard going out and battling fires, helping general public deal with all aspects of the floods, tornadoes and civil unrest. In these situations the governor of the state, territories or district, places his province in a state of emergency. This allows

  • National Guard Civil Support Teams

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    increased public concerns with regard to terrorism and the use of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs). A key component of this program was the establishment of the National Guard Civil Support Teams (CSTs) in 1998, whose mandate was to respond to Weapons of Mass Destruction events. This paper is a research on key aspects of the National Guard Civil Support Teams (CSTs), from its formation, training, activation and deployment to establish their preparedness. Origin of the CST During the 1990’s a changing

  • Analysis Of Homeland Defense And The National Guard

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    Introduction The general topic for this literature review will be an examination of the Department of Defense and the National Guard in terms of Homeland Security. The areas of Homeland Defense and Civil Support will be primary subsections of Homeland Security which will be reviewed. For purposes of defining a time period none of the literature reviewed will be prior to September 11, 2001. The reasoning for this being to examine Homeland Defense using literature pertaining to 9/11 and the Boston

  • How The Mississippi Army National Guard

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    vision and goals to ensure the employee understands their specific job. “Hear counsel, receive instruction, and accept correction, that you may be wise in the time to come” (Proverbs, 19:20, AMP). This paper will discuss how the Mississippi Army National Guard (MSARNG) can utilize and incorporate feedback strategies in the organization to help promote leadership development. Feedback In order for any plan to be effective, everyone involved must understand the criteria that will be used when evaluating

  • Bush: the National Guard, Tennis, and Sacrifice

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    abroad. W, we know, did no less. In fact, he did more. He volunteered. He extended himself beyond the exertions of Dan Quayle's golf sorties. A patriot, like George W. Bush, could and did serve our country in other ways, while obligated to the Guard. He may not have made it to the armories or air fields in Alabama, where he was supposed to show up, but according to some of the older Republican women from Alabama -- who called him the Texas Souffle then because they saw and heard him as a Texan

  • Career Research Paper: Army National Guard

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    Career Research Paper: Army National Guard      The Army National Guard is a whole new way to serve. It’s all about commitment to help communities in need. It’s solid dedication to the country in war and in peace. They form an elite team that shares similar core values, convictions, and beliefs. To be in the National Guard can mean serving the country part-time, one weekend a month and two weeks a year as most Guard members serve. This is what makes them different from

  • The United States Coast Guard and National Defense

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    The Coast Guard (CG) is the nation’s smallest armed service and most misunderstood armed service. Most Americans know the Coast Guard is the nation’s premiere lifesaving service. Some may even know that the Coast Guard is the nation’s oldest continuing sea going service. While the Coast Guard falls under the UCMJ just like the other four branches, and often works side by side with them especially the Navy; The Coast Guard is usually trained for a very different mission than their DOD counterparts

  • My Father Of The Vermont Air National Guard

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    Since 2001, more than 2 million American children have had a parent deployed at least once; according to one study. For as long as I can remember, my father, Robert, was a member of the Vermont Air National Guard; other than my father,my extended family was also heavily prevalent in the military as well; both of my father’s elder brothers were members of the marines and army, and my grandmother 's brother died fighting in Vietnam. Deployment wasn’t an easy occurrence for any single person in my family

  • I Am Excited At The Army National Guard

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    confidence in my ability that I once had. I worried that I had lost the skillset that I had worked so hard to develop. To give context to the struggle, I must explain that I was required to take a year from academia to complete my service in the Army National Guard. As you can imagine, during that time there was little to no academic stimulation. Prior to leaving, I was a high achieving student and once I returned home I was fearful that I had now lost my edge. Rebuilding my ability was a focal point of

  • Leadership Development Plan For The Mississippi Army National Guard

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    Mississippi Army National Guard Foundation The Mississippi Army National Guard (MSARNG) is a unique organization that has built its foundation and reputation by empowering its leaders to execute its current leadership development plan. When thinking of everything that goes into the plan you have to have the basics covered before creating the final product. This paper will discuss how the MSARNG can incorporate new ideas into to its leadership development plan to preserve its background, enrich

  • National Guard Recruiting And Retention Battalion For The State Of Georgia

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    The organization I have selected for my proposal is the Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention Battalion for the state of Georgia. This is an organization that I am very familiar with; I worked for them for six years as a recruiter and understand the need for a recycling program within that organization. Section 2: Key Points. The organization I have chosen is the Recruiting and Retention battalion of the Army National Guard for the state of Georgia. The primary mission of that organization

  • My Leadership Development Plan Will Focus On The Mississippi National Guard

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    My leadership development plan will focus on the Mississippi National Guard. There are seven core values that are instilled in every member and Solider within the organization no matter their rank or status. There are seven core values that include: 1) Loyalty- Stand up for the U.S. Constitution, the Army, your fellow Soldiers and the citizens you serve. 2) Duty- Fulfill your obligation no matter the cost. 3) Respect- Treat people as you would want to be treated. 4) Selfless-Service- Put

  • The National Guard Set Up Morgues All Throughout The City

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    clean water was scarce, and the city was electrically deficient and was estimated to last for weeks. At day’s end, the Mayor of New Orleans described the considerable death toll with reports of bodies floating on the water throughout the city. The National Guard set up morgues all throughout the city. Coordination of rescue efforts days to come were hard due to lack of communication. Telephones and internet access became nonfunctional due to line breaks or power failures. Often, reporters were asked to

  • Pres. Bush's service int he Texas Air National Guard

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    Bush’s service in the Texas Air National Guard. Rather interviewed Ben Barnes a former Texas House Speaker and Lt. Governor who testified that George W. Bush received special treatment by being admitted in to the Texas National Guard to avoid being drafted for the Vietnam War. Barnes a Democrat who was an active supporter in the Kerry campaign said Sid Adger a close friend to the Bush family asked him if he would recommend young George Bush to the Aired National Guard in order to prevent him from being

  • A Brief Note On The National Guard Started Setting Up Morgues All During The Gulf Coast Area

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    electrical shortages were estimated to last for weeks. By 11:00 p.m. August 29, the Mayor described the considerable death toll with reports of bodies floating on the water throughout the city. Clinics reported diesel fuel and power deficiencies. The National Guard started setting up morgues all throughout New Orleans. Coordination of rescue efforts August 29 and August 30 were hard due to communication difficulties. Telephones, including most cell phones, and Internet access were not working because of

  • Coal Strike Essay

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    they buy and use, and the enforcement of the Colorado Mining Laws. Consequently, hundreds of mine guards hired by employers, militiamen, and members of the National Guard were sent to Colorado to keep an eye on the strikers and stop any violence that may occur; however, many guards had little regard for miner life and would try to provoke strikers into violence. Distrust between strikers and the National Guardsmen stationed there greatly contributed to this tension which ultimately resulted in the destruction

  • The Crisis at Kent State University

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    to send troops into Cambodia without interacting with congress. Protests were held before the crisis at hand and rallies followed. The Mayor of the city of Kent, Leroy Stratom, called in the National Guard, who, on May 4th, killed four students. The question that remains unanswered is why the National Guard fired on a crowd of young people and who was really responsible.      Friday, May 1st, 1970 marked a significant day at Kent State University in Ohio. President Nixon’s

  • St. Croix and Hurricane Hugo

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    their source of warning was more so drawn from national news bearing entities, rather than local emergency management organizations. Thus, one could only assert that particular attention towards whose duty it is to provide advance warning of impending storm systems strayed away from designated agencies and fell on the shoulders of CBS radio news. Even then, as the storm passed over the island of St. Croix, communications, whether National Guard, National Weather Service, or CBS News sponsored, were

  • Kent State

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    for thirteen seconds. In the thirteen seconds the Ohio National Guard, along with the rest of government by association, established themselves as the new enemy. All eyes were on them, scrutinizing their every move, pointing out every mistake they made. Interestingly enough, most don’t even really know exactly what went on in those thirteen seconds, but they knew that it left four students dead and nine injured at the hand of the National Guard, so that was enough to strike the hearts on millions.

  • The United States' Role in Causing the Nicaraguan Revolution

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    cause of this revolution. The US actually played a very important role in causing the Nicaraguan revolution. The US did three major things that strongly influenced the revolutionaries to revolt against the government. The US helped create the National Guard of Nicaragua, a group that abused citizens and blatantly disregarded for human rights. The US was also complicit in the assassination of Augusto Cesar Sandino, a citizen who fought against US Marine occupation in the 1930’s. Finally, the US supported

  • 1970 Kent State Massacre

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    decided that bringing in the Ohio National Guard would be the best decision. When the Guard arrived to the Kent State campus, they encountered the university’s ROTC building on fire. The building could not be saved, and it burned to the ground, but several arrests were made that evening regarding the protesters who were assumed to have started the fire. The day after that fire, Sunday, May 3rd, was a day of an intense atmosphere due to the presence of the National Guard. The atmosphere that surrounded

  • The Massacre of the Champs de Mars

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    sacred rights and legitimate intentions," tell us that this demonstration was a legal demonstration. The unwitting testimony within the letter tells us that the National Guard has taken control of Paris and turned against their fellow Parisians - "there is no longer liberty in Paris except for the National Guard wanting to cut their brothers' throats". Also the two men who were hanged, when found beneath the "altar of the fatherland", were more than likely royalists who

  • The Contra War

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    The Contras were a rebel right-wing, anti-government group in Nicaragua, consisting of the former supporters of the Somoza government and originally organized by landowners whose property had been expropriated by the Sandinista National Liberation Front. The Contras carried out guerrilla activities against the military junta of Daniel Ortega from 1979, and during the 1980s were based in Honduras and backed by the US (until President George H W Bush came to power in 1989). The Contra war officially

  • Kent State University Protests

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    On May 4, l970 members of the Ohio National Guard fired into a crowd of Kent State University protesters, killing four and wounding nine of the Kent State students. The event triggered a nationwide student strike that caused many colleges and universities to shut down . This deeply divided the country politically and made ordinary citizens take notice of the protests that were taking place across the nation’s college campuses. Bringing the Ohio National Guard onto the Kent State University campus

  • Ohio

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    wrote a song called "Ohio". Before someone can start explaining the significance of the song to the event, one should describe the situation itself. On April 30, 1970, President Nixon announced the U.S. invasion of Cambodia. Americans learned on national television that 150,000 soldiers would be drafted for the war -- this from a president elected on his promises to stop the Vietnam conflict (Humanist 3). Just a day later, demonstrations broke out on college campuses across the nation. In the Midwest

  • My Career As A Teacher

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    degree, I have two different options I plan on doing. I either want to start my teaching career being a teacher for a class in kindergarten or first grade. If I do not end up getting a teaching job right away I want to start my adventure in the National Guard. If I get a teaching job I will be so excited! I have wanted to be a teacher since I was a little girl. I would play school and always have to be the teacher or I did not want to play. If I get the job it will impact my social, emotional, and

  • Four Dead in Ohio

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    In 1970, famous singer-songwriter Neil Young wrote the song “Ohio” about the massacre of American college students by American soldiers at Kent State University in Ohio on May 4, 1970. The National Guard was called in to stop a peaceful protest on the university’s campus, but it ended in tragedy with four students dead and twelve wounded. All of a sudden the lyrics to Neil Young’s song, “What if you knew her and/ Found her dead on the ground/ How can you run when you know,” made sense to every American

  • International Maritime Public Key Infrastructure

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    and called PKI-IMO. Respectively, the national part of the International Maritime PKI called national Maritime PKI (PKI-NMO), i.e. Greek Maritime PKI (PKI-Greek-MO). The national organizations based on each country’s responsible authority where they operate the corresponding national Certification and Registration authorities. National Certification and Registration authorities divided to national Vessels Certification and Registration authorities and to national Officers Certification and Registration

  • U.S. Coast Guard Maritime Law Enforcement

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    Introduction The U.S. Coast Guard is mandated to ensure and enforce border and maritime security. This critical component to national security plays a vital role in proactively engaging threats and illegal immigration to the United States. U.S. national security is a shared responsibility among all security agencies. Security related issues have been an elusive issue with many attacks directed towards the United States. While immigrants arriving through normal routes through railway, road, and air

  • Kent State

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    Thirty years later, just after noon, the Victory Bell again rings through the green grass of Kent State University's Commons. The bell rings twenty-seven times; one toll for each of the four students killed and nine wounded by the Ohio National Guard May 4, 1970, and 14 times in solidarity for the two students murdered and twelve wounded by Mississippi Highway Patrol at Jackson State University May 15, 1970 Kent State University officials stopped holding Commemoration ceremonies in 1975

  • Gap Analysis : The Human Resource Management Goals

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    plan? The Mississippi Army National Guard has had a long and rich heritage. When approaching the organization with a proposal to change its leadership development plan, one will have to be diligent and stay the course. A need for changing the plan will have to be brought up in such a way as not to insult the members of the organization. Therefore, kids gloves when presenting the new plan will be needed. In preparing a change to an organization like the National Guard, it must be understood that

  • The Forces of Our Nation

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    Army is the National Guard which is a very good thing to do if a high school student is looking into going to college and coming out debt free. The National Guard will pay for you tuition at your college and even let you finish up your college years before you even have to serve for them full-time. I know a couple of people that are in the Guard or were in the past. Each of them admit that they never regretted their decision to join. In my interview with Sgt. Stanek the National Guard recruiter for

  • The Kent State Massacre

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    12:24 PM members of the Ohio National Guard shot at and killed several unarmed Kent State University students. These students were protesting President Nixon’s decision to invade Cambodia. While some of the students who were shot at were actively protesting at the time of the shooting, others were simply walking by or casually observing the protest from a distance. How could an appalling incident like this occur? What possessed the members of the Ohio National Guard to shoot at unarmed students

  • The U.S. Coast Guard

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    Since the very beginning it was first established, the Coast Guard was never seen as important to the people for about 200 years. Why is it that they’ve never had notice? How come they do all the dirty work in the ocean and no one seems to care? Well the Coast Guard is the reason why the United States has been protected, so that we can go to bed at night knowing that nothing’s going to happen to us. There are many reasons to why the Coast Guard is so important to society. The U.S. Coast is a huge part

  • The Health And Safety Report Detailing John Schmidt 's Injury

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    the report’s findings that Mr. Schmidt’s injury was caused by a poorly designed safety guard on the table saw. Table saw accidents are life-altering, agonizing for the employee involved, and extremely costly. In fact, the statistics of injuries and cost of those injuries is daunting: “…from 1990-2007, an estimated 565,670 non-occupational table saw-related injuries…treated in U.S. emergency rooms” (‘New National Study Finds Table Saw-Related Injuries Have Remained Consistently High: Nationwide Children’s

  • Kent State Riots

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    authorities were called in to pacify the event. The National Guard showed up to purge the group, issuing a dispersal or be jailed, but was met by an onslaught of rocks and were forced to retreat off the campus. On the second attempt the use of tear gas was deemed necessary to the aggressive crowd, but even that did not have a great enough effect to diffuse the group as rocks were thrown yet again by the protesters. With bayoneted rifles and gas masks the Guard slowly advanced on the crowd, following them

  • The Fall of Bastille and its Importance to the Revolution

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    dying. Then the French guard joined in with cannons. The garrison surrendered on honorable terms resulting in riots of the citizens. The fall of Bastille spread throughout Europe as a new era of liberty and is still celebrated on July 14 in Europe. It was obvious the King had lost control over Paris. The National Assembly stood behind Paris and the Bourgeoisie took hold of leadership. A new city government was established along with a people's army. The National Guard had been placed under

  • Importance Of Base Pay In The Army

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    members of the National Guard and military Reserves get monthly Drill Pay. The amount of monthly drill pay depends on how many drill periods a person works during the month, their military rank, and the number of years they have been in the military.(John Smith) Most Guard and Reserve members perform one weekend of drill per month. Each weekend counts as four drill periods. A member of the National Guard or Reserves receives one day's worth of base pay for each drill period. A Guard/Reserve member

  • Kent State Shooting

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    students. The shootings that occurred on this day were stemmed from many students participating in an anti-war rally on campus. The National Guardsmen and the police officers that were on campus could not calm down the students and decided to star throwing tear gas into the group of students. When the tear gas did not disperse and calm down the students the National Guard began to fire bullets at the rallying students. This caused complete chaos and also led to many students being seriously injured

  • The Arctic's Climate

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    when the fish move north, the world’s fisherman will soon follow. This will mean that the U.S. Coast Guard must be prepared to operate in that environment to ensure the safety and security of the fishing fleet. With the expanding open water in the Arctic, commercial maritime traffic in the form of “eco-tourism” will present immense rescue response and law enforcement challenges to the U.S. Coast Guard as well. Every vessel carrying maritime passengers must be annually inspected and boarded at sea.

  • Kent State University Incident: The End of the Innocence

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    announced his decision on the following day, many people were upset, and thousands of people protested. The end result of one particular protest was bloody, and a perfect example of what terrible shape our country was in during that period of time (Guard Fired in Self Defense). Thoughtless mistakes such as the ones made on that day will often have a snowball affect that lead into problems for all persons envolved. On May 3, 1970 students of Kent State University rallied to protest Nixon¹s

  • Shootings at Kent State University

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    caused Governor James Rhodes to send the Ohio National Guard troops to the campus to attempt to defuse the situation, “The National Guardsmen on the Kent State campus were armed with loaded M-1 rifles, high velocity weapons with a horizontal range of two miles.” In the time following the shootings, many people wondered why the Guardsmen were carrying such weapons around an unarmed crowd. Several arrests were made that evening and the National Guard threw tear gas into the crowd. The next day,

  • A Push for Safer Crosswalks for RACC Students and Faculty

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    accidents, of which 16% total and 11% of drivers involved were distracted in one way or another” (National Highway, 2009); and though not all were pedestrians being hit by cars while crossing in a crosswalk, it is just easy to get the picture of how easily it could be for a driver to not be paying attention and do just that. In a statement from L. Robert Shelton the Executive Director of The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to the U. S. House Of Representatives and corresponding committees

  • Four Dead in Ohio

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    step was calling in the National Gaurd as ordered by the Governor. The national guard helped on campus by seeing that the new eleven o’clock p.m. curfew was followed by all students. This caused more anger among the students, and added more people to the rebellion that would otherwise not have become involved. On May 4th 1970, when rallies surfaced again in the commons area, tear gas was used to disperse the crowd. The conflict between students and the National Guard had begun to expand, and

  • Training At The Volunteer Training Event

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    The sometimes heavy cloud cover and drenching rain could not damper the spirits of 30 Tennessee National Guard Soldiers and Airman who traveled from across the state to train and compete together at the Annual Adjutant General’s Pistol Match, held May 29-31, 2015, at the Volunteer Training Site in Tullahoma, Tennessee. “It is a three day training event,” said Army Sergeant 1st Class Dave Kennom, instructor for the 117th Regimental Training Institute, Smyrna, Tennessee and the noncommissioned officer

  • The sandinista Revolution

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    the people arose. Some of these conflicts were mainly with the National Guard, but in 1978 conflicts hit its climax. In 1978, Pedro Joaquin Chamorro, a salient newspaper editor and leader to the Somoza opposition was assassinated; it is believed that by one of Somoza’s business man. This mans death gave a deep feeling of commotion throughout the country, establishing a nation wide strike against the Somoza government. The National Guard responded to the attacks by assassinating many civilians and violating

  • A Brown Man For A Whit Man 's World

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    house hold income is 40,242 dollars per year. The statics state that 82.4% possess a High School or higher educational level and that 18.7% of the population possess a Bachelor or higher education. The unemployment rate is higher than that of the national average at 5.6%. There is a large population of Hispanics which gives me the upper hand above all recruiters of all branches. Being bilingual will help me communicate consistently and effectively with the parents that do not speak English. I am

  • Analysis of The Brown vs. Education Case and The Little Rock Nine

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    Behind the riot was the National Guard, whom was sent by Governor Faubus at the time to keep the nine out of the school. (Kirk) President Eisenhower had called Governor Faubus to get him to remove the National Guard from the school and let the teens into the school. (Dwight) Eisenhower told him if he wouldn’t remove the National Guard he would send him to the Supreme Court. Faubus knew he would be humiliated and decided he would take the National Guard out. With the National Guard out of the way of the