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    Essay On Navy Cross

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    The Navy Cross The highest award for valor in the Department of the Navy is the Navy Cross. Sailors, Marines and other service members are eligible to receive the Navy Cross should their actions meet the award criteria, when operating under the Department of the Navy. Leaders must take the opportunity to emphasize this valor, because it will forever be rooted in our naval heritage. This paper explains the genesis, evolution, and Legacy of the Navy Cross. Genesis Prior to World War I (WWI)

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    Marcus Luttrell is the hero that brought hope back to all SEAL/S members. He was awarded the Navy Cross for combat heroism in 2006 by President Bush. While fighting for our country, his whole SEAL/S team was killed right before his eyes. Missing in action for five days, he was badly hurt and was cared for by the Pashtuns. Marcus displays a variety of the IB Learner Profile such as; caring, knowledgeable, and principled. Being a caring person is one of the many traits that SEAL/S members must possess

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    Billy Budd Essay: Themes of Good and Evil

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    H.M.S. Bellipotent.  Billy, who represents innocence, is a young seaman of twenty-one who is endowed with physical strength, beauty, and good nature (Voss 44). A crew member aboard the merchant ship Rights of Man, Billy is impressed by the English navy and is taken aboard the H.M.S. Bellipotent.  As he boards the H.M.S. Bellipotent, he calmly utters, "Goodbye, Rights of Man," a farewell to his ship and crewmates.  However, this farewell is not only meant for his ship, but for his actual rights as

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    Kiel

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    Parliament are locacted. The Kieler Förde is the best natural harbor on the Baltic. That is why it has been the principal base for the German Navy. In 1866 Kiel became part of Prussia. Kiel saw a rapid growth in population between 1866 and 1914. While the Nazi's were in control Hitler built up the Navy in Kiel. Kiel's economy got away from its large concern with the Navy and shipbuilding after the war. Kiel is the place that all German yachtsmen dream of. Kiel also has a nice sized university. The school

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    Catcher in the Rye

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    they invite Frankie’s father but not her. She feels this isn’t very fair as she is also part of the family. This heightens Frankies isolation and also heightens her desire to belong to a group. Frankie wants to “belong” to the navy and then decides to give blood to the Red Cross. She is refused on both accounts because she is too young. She thinks the “freaks” and “criminals” are trying to make eye contact with her so she can join their group but Frankie does not want that.

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    The Contributions of the Texas Navy During the period of 1839 to 1846 in Texas history, the infant Republic built and powered a small force of naval vessels against the new nation of Mexico. As with the majority of all wars, navies are never the main military power that settles the conflict but are the strongest of contributors (Wells 2.) This occurred in the Texas War of Independence, where the Texas Navy has little indication in text but was an important asset to the victory. Reasons for such

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    Military Deployments

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    are: Estate Planning,Wills, Power of Attorney, Consumer Protection, Service members Civil Relief Act. An “Estate Plan” refers to all of the documents that concer... ... middle of paper ... ...26 July 2011. Judge Advocate Generals Corps/ U.S. Navy "Pre Deployment Legal Brief.", 11 Jan. 2011. Web. 21 July 2011. . Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection "Military Deployment.". Gale, Cengage Learning, 2010. Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context. Web. 21 July 2011. Pearson, Catherine. "Military Children:

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    Gullivers Travels

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    language'; (68). He is also quite helpful and there are two definitive cases of Gulliver displaying this helpfulness in the country of Lilliput. The first occurs when he obeys the orders of the king to destroy his opposition’s navy and ends up stringing up the navy of Blefuscu rendering them helpless. Then he saves the fiery palace by relieving himself onto it, extinguishing the flames. As you can see throughout the first voyage, Gulliver was very sociable and friendly to those he came in contact

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    great courage in times of war and was chosen as how "flyboy" is a name for a pilot. The book Flyboys follows the story of US Navy pilots Jimmy Dye, Floyd Hall, Merve Mershon, Warren Earl Vaughn, Dick Woellhof, Grady York, Glenn Frazier, and Warren Hindenlang. Bradley starts off the book by giving background stories of several of the men whom had aspired to enlist in the Navy and eventually came to it. The book then transitions to the main story; the year is 1945 and the US is at war with the Japanese

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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

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    United States Navy Women

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    United States Navy Women There are many women and men in the United States Navy but it was not easy for women to be able to join the military. Women have had a rough past and fight with gaining the right to join. Women in the Navy are one of the greatest additions to the Navy. Although opposers will say that they do not belong there, women in the United States Navy have proven that they do belong because many women have overcome gender-based biases, made great historical impact, and lead combat situations

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    Navy, Not Another Volunteer-Yourself Branch

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    Unites States Navy, founded in 1775 on the 13th of October has been in active service and will be for a long time. The Navy, being one of the five uniformed Military force the United States was created to protect the nation and her people. The Navy, unlike the Marine Corps or the Army, spend most of their time, either on base or in the middle of sea. They, the Navy Personnel, are usually on peacekeeping missions, where they will be able to visit a port while on duty. Joining the Navy has many advantages

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    for internship. I say that with humility. I got the chance on two occasions to sit in on court martial proceedings. One was for BAH fraud in Japan, and the other was for theft at the Naval Academy. The theft court martial took place at the Washington Navy Yard, in Washington, D.C., and I had to conduct security screenings as well as escort the defendant to the hearing. Listening to the NCIS Agent’s testimony on how they drew conclusions from the evidence they gathered elevated great inspiration to

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    Causes of the Great War

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    that time was the largest empire in the world, and it also had the largest navy. The navy was so big and strong because the British needed to protect their empire and maintain the sea routes between the different colonies. Kaiser William of Germany hated and envied Britain for having a stronger navy than his. He increased the German navy and built many warships. Britain responded with building more ships and increasing its navy too. This started a race for building more and better warships and it created

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    Militarism Caused WWII

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    Militarism On Sunday June 28, 1914, a member of the terrorist group The Black Hand, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Many historians say that this event was the cause of World War I. There is also a theory that the assassination of the Archduke was only a trigger and that the war itself was caused by numerous other historical events and developments including imperialism, militarism, and alliances. Militarism was the leading factor in the outbreak of war. Militarism is the philosophy that

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    sphere critique

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    Sphere Sphere is an interesting story about a group of scientists from different disciplines who are brought to a super-secret underwater site where the U. S. Navy has discovered a mysterious, glowing sphere. Although the movie was very interesting, a lot of scientific facts, it was just too long and there were parts of the film where I found myself yawning. I give the movie a thumb up for being the movie my teacher chose to show the class. Although the movie was directed by Barry Levinson and

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    and long term. Only with a clear objective and opponent can tactical activit... ... middle of paper ... ...waters since 2011 at the peek of the Somaila Basin deliemma. This is the result of a proactive counterpiracy operations by many national navies and missions, and better self-protection by commercial ships, including the use of onboard armed security teams. However, the fundamental conditions along the Somali coast have not changed, and if the international community drops its guard, piracy

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    Military bases are found in many communities across the United States of America. Some bases were first built and then communities formed around then. Other bases were built in communities that already existed. There are bases that were built where the government had to buy land from farmers in order to build the bases. The area planned for the base in my community, is a natural conservation area, behind a school and a large residential area. The base will also border the sea. Military bases can

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    Maritime Boundaries

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    states to strengthen their navies and to deploy their naval missions beyond the territorial waters in order to secure their interests and sovereignty. The situation with ASEAN is no different. While maritime security environment among ASEAN nations has changed, especially with newly emerging and more divers threats. At the same time, trans-boundary issues have required most of the ASEAN navies to redefine their roles. Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the navies in ASEAN that acquiring

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    Military Children and Deployments

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    Military children are in a league of their own, and at very young ages are thrown into situations of great stress. Approximately 1.2 million children live in the U.S. Military families (Kelly. 2003) and at least 700,000 of them have had at least one parent deployed (Johnson et al. 2007). Every child handles a deployment differently, some may regress in potty training, and others may become extremely aggressive. Many different things can happen, in most cases when a parent deploys and the child

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