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  • A Career in the Armed Forces

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    One of the largest and every growing career fields in the U.S is in the armed forces whether its the Marines,Air Force, Navy, or Army each offer a widespread variety of job opportunities some general and others more specified to a certain career field like medicine or Mechanics. However to first be able to enlist in the armed forces one must take the ASVAP which is a general test covering different areas from math to english to basic knowledge. Every branch has a set score which is the minimum score

  • History Of The Chilean Armed Force

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    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

  • Institutional Discrimination against Women in the Armed Forces

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    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

  • The Effect of Civil and Military Law on Armed Forces Personnel

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    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

  • The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia

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    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

  • Females and Their Struggle Within the Political and Armed Force Community

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    upon regarding their political careers. Thus, they cannot be accepted due to their gender. I believe the controver... ... middle of paper ... ...e police force is sexual harassment. Women in these occupations are vulnerable to harassment and discrimination due to the male-dominance that is present within the military and the police force. Studies show, in the Canadian military, sexual harassment reported by women has decreased from 26 percent to 14 percent today (Gill. R, R.Febbraro). However

  • Integration of Women into the Armed Forces

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    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

  • Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

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    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

  • Armed Forces Internal Controls

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    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

  • Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)

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    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. However, the journey to defeat this terrorist group continues. Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Colombia is a country located in South America. The country is home to illegal drug production of cocaine, which supplies most of the cocaine demand in the United States (U.S.) and Europe. Although cocaine production has decreased