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    Roman Army is, at the root of it all, the single force that created the largest empire known in western civilization, and maintained that empire for half a millennium. Being somewhat of a fan of the Roman Empire, and especially the military, I chose this book in anticipation of acquiring a bit more knowledge about the subject. The Roman Imperial Army completely exceeded my expectations. In his foreword (to the first edition) the author presents the thesis: "The booklet on the Roman Army produced

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    Francesca Agege and Taylor Rydbom International Relations April 5, 2014 Since 1987, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a violent rebel group headed by Joseph Kony, has been terrorizing the people of Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR), and Southern Sudan. The issue was recently brought to light in the media under the Kony 2012 movement. The international community struggles to see how the Ugandan government has failed to suppress the terrorist group

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    The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA)

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    The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) was formed in 1969. The Official IRA declared a cease-fire in the summer of 1972, and subsequently the term IRA began being used for the organization that developed from the 'Provisional' IRA. Organized into small, tightly knit cells under the leadership of the Army Council the IRA has remained largely unchanged. It is difficult to know the exact number of IRA members because of the political and economic persecution that comes with publicly endorsing the

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    to achieve her independence. A smaller, less equipped force, the Continental Army began its conquest to relieve its people once and for all of tyranny and allow it to be ruled under new found principles and foundations in what was named the Revolutionary war. The Revolutionary war in many ways marked the beginning of this conquest, an overall fight for freedom and justice. While the much better equipped English Army sat in idle comfort a band of Continental volunteers survived a grueling winter

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    Proposed Revisions To the Army Tattoo Policy

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    have to meet with an army counselor to self-identify the meaning and discuss what will happen if they have to get it removed. While it is true that a person’s tattoos can tell a story about them, it does not necessarily dictate how well a person can perform their assigned job. It is now a heated discussion amongst the soldiers about whether it is fair or not for them to have to go through this. I firmly support troops not having to get their tattoo removed. Why the Army thinks this Change is

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    The Irish Republican Army Ideology The Irish Republican Army ideology is still living in Northern Ireland, nearly a century after the organization’s establishment. Although the IRA has since disbanded, the spirit is kept alive by a number of splinter factions, including the Provisional, Continuity, and Real IRAs. Not many terrorist organizations can maintain a campaign this extensive in time. The long history of the IRA campaign of terror leads to many political, social, religious, educational

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    By the early 1990s, the Lord’s Resistance Army had conquered all of Uganda and other neighboring countries for over the past twenty-six years. The LRA has terrorized many villages to cause many of fear and death. After the LRA absorbed their assailed attacks upon the vulnerable villages they take whatever is left. Meaning thousands a pawn thousands of children they seize upon to build armies, paramilitaries, and militias to wage war. Just as Ms. Niati Ati (former child soldier, Uganda)” The LRA

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    U.S. Army Chemical School

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    help the Commander make the most informative COA to accomplish the objective at hand. Works Cited U.S. Army Chemical School. (2004). Field Manual 3-11.19 Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures For Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Reconnaissance. Fort Leonard Wood: Maneuver Support Center of Excellence. U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School. (2013). Army Techniques Publication 3-11.37 Multiservice Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures For Chemical, Biological

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    The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command is working on a new active defense weapon system concept to enhance protection for combat forces and theater-level assets for the Force XXI Army. The mobile Tactical High Energy Laser, or THEL, weapon system would provide an innovative solution for the acquisition and close-in engagement problems associated with "dumb munitions" — a primary concern because counter-battery fire may not be an option in

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    The United States Military have a vast variety of Military Occupational Skills (MOS). Human resource (HR) has one of the most critical MOS in the United States army. Human resources sergeants has one of the most difficult tasks when dealing with Soldiers issues, and guidance. Establishing the commanders intent, to adapting and evaluating, manning the force, integrating policies that benefit the force. Human resources has to overcome professional roles and adapt to make it a profession. HR needs

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    I woke up that Saturday morning eager to get out of bed. The man I admire the most was in town. He had come to see me play football the night before, and I had asked if I could interview him for my veteran’s essay. I sat down on the couch ready to ask the wisest man I know my questions. You could see it in his eyes that he had seen it all. “Why did you decide to join the military?” I asked my grandfather. “Well, it was 1965, I had gone through two years of college and the draft for the Vietnam

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    the United States Army is not difficult to define, but I believe it hard to see because we were always the quiet professional behind the scenes. The Army defines a Warrant Officer as “a self-aware and adaptive technical expert, combat leader, trainer and advisor. Through progressive levels of expertise in assignments, training and education, the warrant officer administers, manages, maintains, operates, and integrates Army systems and equipment across the full spectrum of army operations. Warrant

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    range limitations and unrealistic guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). The infantryman is a master of his assigned weapon system, and the Army needs to do better at preparing our Soldiers for the battlefield. Marksmanship skills are essential for any unit conveyed to a wartime theater. This paper will examine the four significant army marksmanship

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    In general, I want to join the nation’s greatest organization. The US Army is considerably the most well respected institutions this nation has to offer. The honor of literally joining the ranks of so many great men and women is extremely important to me as an individual. I want to serve this country any way I can and becoming an Army Officer is definitely one way I can contribute. Giving back to the country that has brought me such an incredible life

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    My most substantial accomplishments begin with being an Army Company Commander. It has been the highlight of my career thus far. Being the leader of 84 individuals each and every day was both a challenge and a privilege. Being a company commander is not given to everyone, only those chose worthy are put in charge of the lives of America's sons and daughters. As a company commander you are in charge of the welfare, morale, combat training and overall unit cohesion of all its personnel. I view this

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    Military Down Sizing:  The Possible Fall of a Great Nation America is one the most powerful nations in the world.  Being a strong nation includes having a strong military as well as economy.  As one can observe, the U. S. economy is growing by leaps and bounds.  However, the military is being down sized, and if we do not do something about it, it will continue to be down sized until we have an armed force that will no longer be capable of protecting this great nation.  Not only will this down

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    actions he has committed against humanity, and the way he has left survivors scarred. Joseph Kony, born in Odek, Uganda in 1961, is a Ugandan rebel who leads the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a militia that terrorizes northern Uganda and neighboring countries since the late 20th and early 21st century. The LRA is a guerrilla army, which is defined as “a group of combats such as armed civilians using military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, and raids to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military”

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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: The Backbone of America The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its entirety is a branch of the military that is part of the Army’s regimental system. The Engineer Regiment is comprised of numerous types of engineers to include constructions, combat and emergency services and geospatial specialties. A testament of the fortitude has been proven from the corps inception back in 1775. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was first established on 16 June 1775 by the Continental

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    In 1993, I joined the Army National Guard, as a Mechanic. Soon after enlistment, I realized Army life actually suited me; and, despite never having turned a wrench before, I turned out to be a pretty good mechanic. Through the years, I’ve worked hard in hopes that one day I would reach the top of the Army rank structure. Being promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class was a major accomplishment. As a senior non-commissioned officer, I felt I had arrived and was perfectly content on retiring at

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    United States Army Weapons Intelligence Teams (WIT) play a crucial role in the intelligence gathering of the weapons systems that the enemy employs on today’s battlefield. It is because of these specialized teams of Soldiers and the unique skills they possess that we, as an Army, have been able to develop and implement Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) that have saved countless American and Coalition Forces lives. The very first Weapons Intelligence Teams began their initial training at

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