Essays on Military

An Argument Against the Replacement of the Avro CF-105 Arrow by the Royal Canadian Air Force in 1946
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In 1946 the Royal Canadian Air Force decided to replace part of their squadron with a longranged, twin-engined all weather supersonic interceptors, that was an all Canadian plane. The arrow was clearly the most advanced plane of its time. Clearly the Canadian Governments decision to scrap the Avro CF-105 Arrow was a big loss to Canada and Canadians. The Avro Arrow was state of the art and one of the most advanced Interceptor Jet fighter of its time. The first…...
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A Look at Goals and Issues of the Twelfth Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Eric W. Benken
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Today I would like to tell you about the 12th CMSAF Eric W. Benken and his goals and issue's for today's Air Force, and how his goals affect the readiness of our enlisted force. Chief Benken was inducted as CMSAF on November 5, 1996, by General Fogelman after a distinguished 26 year career. He visit's 54 countries addressing issues for the enlisted force that he intern addresses to Congress. Chief Benken's goals are one's that affect the readiness of the…...
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A Search on the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs
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A few days ago I went to the Air force Academy in Colorado Springs. It was fun to be there for only a few days, but I am not sure I want to live there for four years, since there isn't much to do. I've been thinking of joining one the military services but I don't know which one. I already have some pretty basic knowledge about each service and I think it is enough to say that I have…...
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Pursuing Computer Science and the US Air Force ROTC at the University of North Georgia
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While exciting, thinking about the future is not always easy. Today most students think about and are asked about their future plans on a regular basis. With the vast amount of job opportunities available, I have already begun to consider multiple career paths that I might enjoy. As Mother Teresa once said, "It's not about how much you do, but how much love you put into what you do that counts." In the same sense, I don't want to merely…...
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A Leader In The United States Army
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This book aims to present simple, abosorable solutions or paths to solutions for seemingly huge challenges. The author, Spencer Johnson, relays a message in a clear and simple way that makes us better decision-makers and adapters and opening an individual likelihood and better communication through the lessons the characters had to experience. The four main lessons are: anticipating change, adapting to change, being complacent, and blaming others where you are in life. While the author used real life challenges, this…...
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The 2020 Non-commissioned Officer Strategy Is The Future Of The United States Army
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The strategies main purpose is to develop a new teaching tool and process for future Soldiers. “A professional, trained, and prepared NCO Corps is central to the Army’s ability to remain ready as the world’s premier combat force. (NCO 2020 Strategy NCOs Operating in a Complex World, 2015)” The 2020 Non-Commissioned Officer Strategy uses 3 core main solutions. Those solutions are development, talent management, and stewardship of the profession. These core solutions were developed to design a new United States…...
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Operation Anaconda Breakdown
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In September 2001, the United States Army started Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The organization's structure was not the standard military structure. When conducting a joint operation of this magnitude, lack of Command Authority, bad intelligence, limited resources, and terrain conditions can affect the outcome of the mission. Lack of Command Authority The Joint Operational Command structure was not the standard structure for Operation Anaconda. The Command structure was Command Joint Task Force (CJTF) Mountain, which had tactical control over…...
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Military History
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I learned a whole lot of important things in this great class over the last eight weeks. Over the last eight weeks, I learned more about Adolf Hitler, and how awful he was, about an independent Air Force, World War II, new weapons, the effect that Japan did on the United States, dealing with the Nazis, the effect that the Vietnam War had on the American citizens, and the crisis it caused, special operations, the homecoming of Vietnam veterans, and…...
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Cardiovascular Crisis in the United States
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After years of watching airmen of all ranks struggle with diet and nutrition, it is apparent to me the Air Force has a preventive health problem. Our men and women enter the service in great health, but we then fail to give them any deliberate preventive dietary or nutrition guidance. In parallel, every day I read yet another scientific or medical article linking proper diet with physical and mental health and longevity. If our airmen and their families are our…...
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Royal Air Force
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The time had come. British and military officials decided that they were not going to succumb to the German's strategic technology and knew that if they wanted to dominate in the sky, they would need to expand their air force. Because they didn’t have time to waste, they took action. From the beginning of World War II, the Royal Air Force went from having 800 air crafts to over 3,500. Air Force Blue: The RAF in World War II depicts…...
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Personnel Protection Considerations
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When encountering an unknown material or entering an area where the exposure of the product is unknown, firefighters or first responders should use a NIOSH-certified Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with a “Level A” protection (CDC, 2107b). Level A protection is recommended and should be used until air monitoring readings can confirm a specific material and concentrations of the substance (CDC,2017b). The following is common terminology for establishing distinct working zones and the appropriate personnel…...
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The Event Of 9/11
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The is a point in American history where we can point to as a change in America’s stance on international, national, and individual security. The basic definition of security is the state of being free from danger or threat. As a nation, this concept was put into question with the attack on American cities and citizens. Because of this attack, internationally we have the war on terror, and nationally the creation of Homeland Security. With these efforts to feel secure…...
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The  War On Terrorism
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The war on terror shows that the criminal justice system faces many ethical hurdles when it comes to terrorism and counter-terrorism. Professionals in this specialty will face many decisions that will test their moral values that can consist of citizens security, freedom, privacy, and even their human rights. Ethical decision making plays a vital role when it comes to counter-terrorism. Many changes arose throughout the intelligence community since 1947, but most significant changes came after the horrific attacks that happened…...
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Pitch To The Editor
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Suicide is a public health issues affecting individuals from all spheres of life, irrespective of their enlistment in military services. Despite being a complex multimodal issue, suicide is preventable. However, the existing rates of veteran suicides within the American nation sketch an increasingly grim portrait of the administration’s failure to address the risk factors associated with suicidal behavior. Having performed an extensive research investigating the contemporary trends of veteran suicide in the United States, I have ascertained that much can…...
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Research Related To the Effectiveness Of Mantra Repetition in Relation To Stress
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Dr. Jill E. Bormann is a Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Specialist, and Clinical Professor in the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science at the University of San Diego and a Research Nurse Scientist at VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). Her recent publications describe her research findings related to the efficacy of mantram repetition on stress, quality of life, and spiritual well-being in veterans, health care workers, and in HIV patients. In the chosen article, Dr. Bormann discusses the…...
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Prevention Of Homeless Veterans In Our Area
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Compared to many other communities we have been blessed with prevention of homeless veterans in our area. Our veterans are very important and a huge part of our lives and because of that we take a lot of joy in helping our current veterans along with our former veterans. Even though, I personally have not experienced homeless veterans in my community I am highly aware that this is a bigger problem in other areas of the state. To combat veteran…...
Security And Democracy Around The World
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Woodrow Wilson justifies his support for American involvement in world war 1 by stating that the U.S. are not joining the war to gain any selfish beneficial like the German government was, but for peace, safety, and democracy in the world. Wilson also justifies American involvement in the war by stating that the goal of the U.S. in this war is not for revenge, or for the U.S. to set a statement physically to other nations, but to protect the…...
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The Submarines In WWII
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“Execute Unrestricted Air and Submarine warfare against Japan,” declared the United States Naval Department on December 7, 1941, mere hours after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This was the submarine fleet’s opportunity to avenge all of the Americans lost on the day that will go down in infamy. Submersible vehicles were first used in combat for more than a century and a half before World War II. During the American Revolution, colonists used parts of barrels to make a crude…...
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The Two Atomic Bombs
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Hiroshima was left in a state of destruction and chaos, buildings were destroyed to piles of rubble in a matter of seconds and it would take years to rebuild. Then, three days after this tragedy, the city of Nagasaki, was hit by a different atomic bomb. “Fat Man,” the second atomic bomb, which was filled with plutonium, hit Nagasaki on August 9, leaving “nearly half of the city… completely destroyed”. Although Nagasaki was the secondary target for the second atomic…...
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Why Does the Number of Sexual Assaults Continue to Increase Throughout the Army?
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Sexual assault training and the Army seem to go hand in hand, so why does this egregious crime seem to still run rampant through our ranks? The Department of Defense (DoD) defines sexual assault as intentional sexual contact, characterized by the use of force, physical threat, or abuse of power when the victim does not or cannot consent. The prevention of sexual assault is ultimately every soldier’s responsibility, regardless of rank, grade, or position. While it may seem like sexual…...
Terracotta Army
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Underground lay one of the most consequential leaders of China, and he will remain there for hundreds of years undisturbed. He is protected in both the physical and metaphysical world by his Terracotta Army, which is an estimated 8,000 lifesize clay soldiers that were buried with the emperor to protect his spirit. During his reign, in early 220 BCE, he and other royal figures were consumed with immortality and the preservation of royalty in the afterlife. Lavish graves were customary…...
Emergency Response Plans
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Chain of Command Structure Tucson is a small city with a population of roughly 500,000. We have our assigned local law enforcement (LLE), medical first responders, fire department & utility responders. When encountering a situation involving a WMD there is a chain of command that has to be abided by. When receiving data about a possible act of terrorism the first responders, clinicians, emergency rooms, hospitals, mass care providers, & emergency management personnel are given the top priority (FEMA, 2002,…...
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Develop Global Security Professionals
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The United States Department of Homeland Security is a department of the United States government. Their responsibilities in public security, is similar to the inner or home departments of other states. American security umbrella stands for this motto, “the efforts to ensure homeland that provide safely and resilient against terrorism and other harmful things (Center for Immigrations, 2019). The assemblies are included for citizens and external business as well. There are emergency response and recovery and there is technology research.…...
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Problems Faced by a Veteran After the Army
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Some issues Veterans faces are coping with post-traumatic stress disorder, disability, homelessness, unemployment, addiction, and suicide (Schlenger et al., 2002). A traumatic event causes physical, emotional, and psychological harm (Schlenger et al., 2002). Rothbaum, Rizzo, and Difede (2010) state that 'Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a chronic, debilitating, psychological condition that occurs in a subset of individuals who experience or witness life-threatening traumatic events.” People in the military are among the most at-risk populations for exposure to traumatic events resulting…...
Social Media for Veterans
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Facebook and YouTube are both web-based and require no further development, testing or added cost. They have historically worked well together and continue to do so, with YouTube videos being added to Facebook pages and applications, and YouTube channels referencing back to Facebook. (C3a) Benefits of Social Media Platform Veterans are a substantial part of the Colorado Springs community however due to their service, they also have specific needs and a unique military mind-set. They are all brothers and sisters…...
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Everything at Your Fingertips: The Swiss Army Knife 
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In my daily life, it is always good to have a Swiss army knife within reach. That's right, a Swiss army knife in my pocket can make my life easier. From helping me uncork a bottle of wine for my romantic date, to helping me when I forgot the keys to my car, the Swiss Army knife can be my solution to those problems. The knife is useful, cheap, and durable for its use in difficult times. First, the Swiss…...
Army and my Experience
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Moving to Austin, Texas I’ve met a lot of veterans compared to the small amount I met in Houston. In Houston, all the veterans that I met were at my previous job Panera Bread and they were mostly middle-aged. Here in Austin on the other hand, most of the friends I've made are veterans and they’re quite young. Jared, a guy I met in speech class last semester introduced himself as a veteran and he gave reasons as to why…...
Thomas Paine Talks About Fighting to the End
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“Think about it. The winter at Valley Forge. He’s not sleeping on the ground. He’s not wet. And he’s got air above him. Is he really freezing” (Christian W. Overland)? How true is this quote? It’s a week before Christmas and the American soldiers aren’t doing so well, they have horrible living conditions and camps that oppose the British. The Americans are stationed at valley forge and opposing the British hasn’t been easy. The soldiers nine months is almost over…...
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Dviersity: Why Is It Important
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Diversity is the condition that permits people with different characteristics, such as race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, socio-economic status, nationality, language, religion, and age; be included in a group or organization. Diversity is found at the workplace, school, neighborhood, society, and everywhere. Cultural diversity has been an important key in the development of our country. Cultural diversity makes a stronger and highly capable Armed Forces ready to win in the warfare environment. People with different backgrounds and life…...
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Military and Professional Bearing
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The ability of an Army to fight and emerge victorious for the wars its nation faces is not solely dependent on the kind of training they are exposed to and the kind of weapons they have alone. Several factors also contribute to the ability of an Army to win the war for its nation. Some of the other factors may include the climate of the units or the attitude, soldiers and the leadership. Finding the victorious army and you will…...
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The Advantages and Risks of Homeland Security and Homeland Defense
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Homeland security is a federal agency whose aim is protecting the United States against threats. In addition, the department of homeland security coordinates the country's overall critical infrastructure and key resources protection efforts. Moreover, it monitors the National Infrastructure Protection Plan implementation, development, as well as integration with national preparedness initiatives. In terms of mission, the department's mission is to lead efforts meant to achieve a secure, safe and resilient homeland. Furthermore, the department aims at countering terrorism and enhancing…...
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A Description of Terrorism and Other Homeland Security Threats
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Homeland Security Threats "It's a little after 9 A.M., at Ronald Reagan National Airport, and a middle aged man of indeterminate nationality has his hand in my pants. He's not very far down into them, barely over the belt line, but a little of this sort of thing goes a long way" (Goldberg 29). This sort of thing, airline security, has reached a new level resulting from the 9/11 tragedy. The quiet solitude stemming from an early morning layover in…...
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An Analysis of ACLU of Illinois Sues Justice Department and Homeland Security Officials
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ACLU of Illinois Sues Justice Department and Homeland Security Officials over Failure to Release Racial Profiling Data August 13,2003 The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois asked a federal court to order the release of data that will help the public determine whether federal law enforcement agencies are engaged in racial profiling. On June 9,1999 the president then-President Bill Clinton, ordered "Fairness in Law Enforcement: Data Collection" which mandates collection of data regarding contacts between Law enforcement officials and members…...
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The Cost-Effectiveness of the Department of Homeland Security
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Introduction Cost effectiveness simply relates cost to the results of an action. In the case of Department of Homeland Security, the department had made some significant improvement yet more emphasis was needed to steer the department forward as far as its objectives are concerned. The Government Accountant did an investigation to find the cost-effectiveness of the department and discovered that the Department was faced with poor resource allocation, difficulties in implementation of major programs and weak internal control system. Discussion…...
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The History and Purpose of the Department of Homeland Security in the United States
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From the time America won it's freedom back a little more than two and a half centuries ago, America has run into many problems. Some being natural disasters and some being terrorist attacks. But who is in charge of keeping the peace? Who has the responsibility and intergrity to hold America's head high during these troublesome times, and be able to take initiative to find a way to prevent it from happening in the future for generations to come? I'll…...
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A Description of the Effects That Terrorism Has Had on Homeland Security
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The Effects Terrorism has had on Homeland Security Due to the aftermath of the September 11th attacks on the U.S., efforts to fortify homeland economic security is being discussed. The terrorist attacks have affected cities everywhere, including their budgets, economies, and security. U.S. mayors from all over the U.S. are coming together now calling for financial aid for the increasing budget for public safety. The nation's Mayors and Governors are faced with unprecedented, permanent responsibilities and challenges in providing more…...
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Law Enforcement Agencies Under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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Describe the law enforcement agencies under the jurisdiction of the department of homeland security and their responsibilities. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was created in direct response to the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. Since that time, however, its jurisdiction has increased and there are many separate agencies and functions of the DHS. There are four major law enforcement agencies within the DHS, all with very important functions that promote the domestic security of the United States. The…...
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Various Methods to Protect and Expand the Territory
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Throughout history, empires have used a variety of methods to defend and expand their territory. In the Macedonian, Byzantine, and Japanese empires the methods of military and defense manifested itself differently. While the Macedonians developed a strong army using the phalanx formation, the Byzantine empire focused on its navy and the Japanese developed a system of government called Feudalism that gave the military, including the Samurais, power over the emperor. These differences were due to the specific goals and needs…...
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Information and Communication Technology: A Tool for Disaster Management
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ABSTRACT The Disaster can be caused by natural or men-made, but when it occurs it’s tough to recover. Its known fact that it can be affected both developed and developing countries, causing huge destruction and creating human sufferings which impacts on national economy. Thus, disaster management is a emergency multi-layered plans which are aimed to address adhoc issues like floods, hurricanes, fires, and even mass failure of utilities or the rapid spread of disease to protect maximum number of lives…...
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The Is Conflict Resolution
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When looking at historical approaches to conflict management, the trend for the use of military interventions is exceptionally apparent. It seems to be a common theme among governments worldwide that there is only one appropriate method to resolve conflicts: declaring war. Prominent events of our aggressive and savage past include the World Wars, the War on Terror, the Vietnam War, and the list continues. While some argue that conflict management and resolution are a lost cause and the world will…...
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Why Does the Number of Sexual Assaults Continue to Increase Throughout the Army?
...Sexual assault is an evil factor that needs to be removed from our military at all costs. Alcohol abuse and the misinterpretation of consent lead to far too many cases of assault. As an army, we need to take a step back and evaluate our priorities to...
Dviersity: Why Is It Important
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