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Design of the Military Backpack - CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 INTRODUCTION The purpose of this chapter is to provide the finding and literature for support from the previous study which related to the title design of military backpack based on ergonomics perspectives. A review of other relevant studies related to this study is included in this chapter. This chapter is organized in a systematic order so that the reader can review this chapter easily. 2.2 BACKPACK FUNCTIONALITY AND COMFORT Various previous researches have considered the results of compressive forces around the shoulder muscles when the load is put on....   [tags: literature review, chapter 2] 1604 words
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My Life in the Military - ... Camp was being stepped out and was replaced by the 90th Replacement Battalion at Long Binh, which was still being developed, they were taking troops in even though with the lack of proper facilities. The transportation for the troops were protected by Air Force enlisted airmen. In addition, the person who drives the vehicle were two Air Force enlisted airmen, who walked up and down the path trying to make us exchange our “greenback” for the local “Dong”. They would even say to give a more rate of trade than the military could give....   [tags: personal narrative] 1116 words
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Social Injustice in the Military - ... There they walked up a fire escape on the side of the building for three stories. Katie then began to sit on a step, and was then stopped by the specialist, who began to kiss her. As Katie resisted, the specialist turned her around and spread her legs apart, and forced himself on her. Throughout the incident, Katie was unable to breathe as the man had her bent over the iron railing, which pressed against her diaphragm. Katie then found an opportunity to break free from the man and run down the fire escape stairs to safety....   [tags: personal narrative] 707 words
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Defining Military Discipline and Values - Military Discipline is a state of order and obedience existing within a command. Self discipline in the military is where soldiers do the 4 rights without being told, even in the absence of the commander. Discipline is created within a unit by instilling a sense of confidence and responsibility in each individual. To strengthen discipline, senior leaders need to give praise to their subordinates, either individually or as a whole, for tasks done well. By doing this, it will accomplish every commanders goal of having a unit that functions well and builds a bond which binds together the team....   [tags: army, armed forces] 1379 words
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Cultural Awareness in Military Intervention - “Revenge was also held of more account than self-preservation.” -- Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War The United States (US) must realize cultural awareness across the operational environment in Iraq in order to solidify regional security and further American interests in the Middle East. Ethnicity is a critical contextual factor in Iraq which is contributing to the great difficulties in the nation’s socio-cultural and political situation and directly impacting the outcome of the United States’ military and diplomatic initiatives we have undertaken....   [tags: Iraq and US] 1326 words
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US Military Conflicts and SIGINT - ... Original the systems where part of the Military Intelligence Battalions under the control of a Division. With the move away from Division level conflicts the Prophet systems move down to support Brigade and Military Intelligence Companies( MICO) which is still there home it still today except in per MI units (ie..BFSB, MI BDE). The Original Prophet Mission Can be broken down into five key components: Mission's of Prophet. ◾Signals Mapping (Electronic Mapping) (Primary Mission) ◾Electronic Attack (EA) ◾Navigation Warfare (NAVWAR) ◾More precise locationing techniques to assist in the targeting process ◾Selected signals internals exploitation (either directly from the Ground or remotely...   [tags: electronic warfare]
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Custom Courtesies in the Military - ... Many will find that the Army has situations that will come about and be created that most civilians would never see in their life that requires a special kind of behavior on a soldier’s part to maintain themselves. So that the Outlook of professionalism and discipline can be maintained at any time as a soldier navigates his or her way through the situation. As most of us use these custom courtesies to offer our respects and condolences towards our officers and our senior enlisted. Many of these forms of respect can be seen as a proper salute to standing at the proper positions when being addressed by someone more senior then yourself....   [tags: fundamentals, respect, life, discipline, behavior] 1183 words
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Ethics in the Military Leadership - What is Ethics. Webster’s dictionary website defines ethic as an area of study that deals with ideas about what is good and bad behavior: a branch of philosophy dealing with what is morally right or wrong. We have ethical training in the military to create a universal standard of behavior because morals are so variable and linked to religious belief. Military leadership cannot tell people what religious behaviors to have, but they can create a universal ethical guidance. Many people might think of ethics as common sense and may not take it seriously....   [tags: Good Bad Behavior, Morals, Ethics]
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African Americans and the Military - ... All of this had to start somewhere, which leads me to the Revolutionary War. African Americans; both slaves and free men; served on both sides during the revolution. The British had recruited the slaves due to the fact they promised freedom for them if they aided the British. In the end at least 5,000 African-American soldiers fought as Revolutionaries, and at least 20,000 served with the British. Black soldiers served in northern militias for the most part, but this was forbidden in the South, where slave owners feared arming slaves....   [tags: integration, the right to enlist, Tuskagee airmen] 603 words
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Roman Concepts of Military Leadership - Leadership can be defined as “the process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction and motivation while operating to accomplish the mission and improving the organization.” While the wording comes from the United States Army’s Leadership manual, the same principles applied to the men who served in the Roman army, both the Republic and the Empire. From 508 BC to 1453 the Roman’s would be a considered a “superpower” in the world with “all roads” leading to Rome as the old proverb explains....   [tags: War, Roman Empire]
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Gun Malfunctions in the Military - ... This could be a major problem because in Iraq it was even worse than this. These malfunctions could mean life and death for soldiers’. The malfunctions are not only a cartridge jamming, but overheating, and getting san and dust in them. I think that the media should be able to report this. We as Americans should be allowed to know what is happening in war. Mothers want to know why their babies are dying, and it’s their right to know. It could even spark someone else’s interest to help further the technology to prevent these malfunctions if it is advertised by media....   [tags: media dilemmas] 552 words
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Examples of Japanese Military Strategy - ... Nagumo now had 351 aircraft spending toward Pearl, about 90 minutes due south. The Submarines and other crafts arrived in Hawaiian waters some days before. At 6:45 am destroyer ward had opened fired at the Japanese midgets. The Solomon Islands and Guadalcanal For the next year, the United States engaged Japan in a protracted struggle for theSolomon Islands, which lay near vital Allied shipping routes. Between August 1942 and February 1943, Allied forces carried out an invasion on the island of Guadalcanal—the beginning of a long series of Allied offensives that would eventually force the Japanese out of the Solomons and then pursue them from various other Pacific island chains that the J...   [tags: attack, navy, defence] 930 words
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Joining the British Royal Military - ... “A pint please.” Grabbing a table a toast was made and our longing thirst was seeking to be satisfied in this very moment. As I toppled the empty glass I knew it was way too early to call it a night. To finish well was to finish drunk. “Hey James, that girl in the red dress. She’s been looking at you all this time.” I turned. Surprisingly but surely a young woman in her mid-twenties was staring at me with her eyebrows raised. Her dress was lightning red. Her lashes wide. Anyone could tell that she fitted the classical beauty of modern society and the look on her face that was fixated in my direction was more than a matter of mere interest....   [tags: personal narrative] 1072 words
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Military Analysis of North Korea - ... The T-55 is equipped with a 120 mm or 125 mm guns, active protection systems, and fire control systems with range-finders or thermal sights. Do to the out dated and aged equipment of the armor the North Korean Army is trying to supplement is force with a massive amount of artillery. North Korean most dangerous artillery systems are their long range systems. The long range systems are composed of 170mm self propelled howitzers and 240mm Multi Launch Rockets (MLR). Most of the long range systems are deployed to hardened sites close to the demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea....   [tags: korean people, defense] 736 words
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Benefits of Military Service - 1 Mandatory military service is a course to make a fit and capable citizen. First of all, military service can help one's character . More specifically it gives good tools so that people can work well in a team, be more organized in everyday event and good discipline. Secondly, it can offer education to people in need. Furthermore it will help people in bad neighbourhoods or is living trough a thought time and give those without the means to be in a home and have a job. Thirdly but not least mandatory military service could be looked at as a dept owed to one's country, loved ones who are protected if ever needed and most important to our right to democracy....   [tags: Education, Citizenship, Character Growth]
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Military Discrimination against Homosexuals - Homosexuals, bisexuals and lesbians were a condemned lot not allowed to serve in the United States military service including the Navy forces. Service men and women in the military were judged not only with reference to their behavioral conduct but also from their sexual orientation results. The Department of Defense (DOD) would ask questions concerning sexual orientation of prospects willing to join the military service. A sexual orientation related to sexual attraction to people of a particular gender....   [tags: Homosexuality, argumentative, persuasive ]
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Military Issues: Defense Spending - Defense Spending Defense spending is the amount of money that a country spends on the military. This includes the people in the military, their pension plans, military intelligence, equipment and research on weapons. This is an ever changing amount, and is decided by what is happening in the world. If there is a war going on then military spending will rise sharply, in 1944 the amount spent was forty three percent of the country’s GDP. During the Korean War spending was 15 percent of the nations GDP, a high point in the post World War era....   [tags: intelligence, equipment, pensions]
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The United States Military - ... Retrieved May 16, 2014, from http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/ history/ what-was- black-americas-double-war/. In 1948 however president Harry Truman ordered a military desegregation. The Navy and Air Force both accomplished this by 1950, however the army remained segregated until after the Korean conflict, marking Vietnam as the first war fought by a supposedly de-segregated army. In 1962 President John F. Kennedy re-instated the Presidents Committee on equal opportunity in the Armed Forces....   [tags: african americans, navy, marine corps] 992 words
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Military Children and Deployments - 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 becomes difficult to handle, it can cause a massive amount of stress on the parent that is not deployed as well as added stress on the parent who is deployed....   [tags: Psychology ]
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America: The Military-Industrial Complex - America holds the dream of liberty and freedom and protects the attainment and success of democracy across the world. As President Eisenhower emphasized in his “Farewell Address,” our goal as a nation has always been to “foster progress in human achievement, and to enhance liberty, dignity, and integrity among people and among nations” (par. 7). However, since the early fifties, American society has become a nation of self-servers with ulterior motives that surface well after our nation has initiated conflicts with others....   [tags: patriotism, American society, President Eisenhower] 1942 words
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The Military Cover Up - ... Once women fail to follow the list they are responsible for the consequences; but women are not failing to follow the list, the military is acting against them to fail the list. For instance, Katherine Brown, a pseudonym for a victim whom suffered sexual abuse while serving in the infantry and preferred to keep her name anonymously, failed to follow the list. At the ripe age of 17, right after her early graduation from high school, and after having completed two semesters of college, Brown decided to join the US Army....   [tags: sexual assault on women in the armed forces] 940 words
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Reinstating the Military Draft - When you enjoy the freedoms you have living in the United States, you can thank those men and women who serve in the armed forces. But in recent years, our armed forces have seen a decline in enlistments, which has reignited and old debate. Should we reinstate the Military Draft. This one question has sparked a debate nationwide, between friends, family, and even perfect strangers. Reinstating the draft is just one way to ensure people can continue to enjoy those freedoms the armed forces have fought for over the years....   [tags: Argumentative Essays] 875 words
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Military Families Face Challenges - Military Families Face Challenges Introduction When a parent is deployed to serve at war, a child faces many hardships in his well-being. The main problem is that early children face many social, emotional, and physical problems when a parent goes to war and returns with a health issue. Children under age of five are developing negative behaviors, for example Home Front Alert: The Risk Facing Young Children In Military Families states that “children in military families with a deployed parent may experience stress, anxiety, and difficult coping, as well as academic problems” (Murphey, 2013, p....   [tags: deployed parent, childmaltreatment]
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Andrew Jackon's Military Campaign - Born on March 15 in 1767 as Andrew Jackson, he is known to many for several reasons. For some it might be his law career, others maybe his political career. However the two things that people most know Andrew Jackson for are his presidential term, as well as his military career. During his military career, there were also two things that he was largely known for, which was the War of 1812 and the Indian Removal Act. Both of these were major events that Jackson was honored for as well as despised against....   [tags: politics, laws, hero, war]
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Military Science: Irregular Warfare - ... Conventional warfare that is prolonged and resource intensive is not sustainable and eventually leads to descent into attrition type warfare. Irregular warfare operations, be it COIN or counter-terrorism, from the Western perspective consume time and resources. This consumption is predominantly fuelled by the asymmetry of Western and insurgent forces which results in significantly different tactics being used by the two forces. Western powers, in almost all cases, tend to have superior technology and a larger number of forces and rely heavily on these factors during conflicts, however this perceived imbalance of power is not necessarily advantageous for the Western power....   [tags: NATO, afghanistan, tactis, strategy] 1229 words
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MIlitary Advantages in Technology - Throughout time the ways wars are fought and won are getting more and more difficult. It has gone from using your smarts and your survival skills to winning a war by having the upper hand on technology. This means having the bigger and better weapons. Stronger and faster aircrafts. The military has become driven by technology. All military both in the United States and foreign military forces depend on technology to win wars. Overtime technology has raised to such a degree that warfare has actually come to the point that it is based on who has the most technological advances in their power....   [tags: chemical warfare, nuclear weapon]
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Rules of Military Engagement - ... General William Westmoreland had his hands full in following the rules of engagement decided upon by President Johnson and Robert McNamara. General Westmoreland was the commander of US troops in Vietnam. Resulting from the decision of President Johnson to fight a limited war Westmoreland had to conduct the war in such a way that would achieve the goals that the US government wanted. Westmoreland came up with a strategy of attrition that was to unfold over three phases. Phase one, U.S. troops would protect developing American logistics systems, Phase two, U.S....   [tags: fighting, combat, strategy ]
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Military Applications of GPS - The Global Positioning System (GPS) provides numerous benefits to people across the globe. Vehicle manufacturers use the system for navigation in their cars, cell-phones use GPS to triangulate the user’s location, and certain applications use the system to track workouts. There are, however, numerous military applications for GPS. Aircraft use it for guidance, naval vessels use it to traverse the ocean, soldiers track each other on the ground with it, and guided bombs use it to strike within feet of their target....   [tags: Technology, Global Positioning]
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Underground Zionist Military Movements - ... The White Paper seriously restricted Jewish immigration, and this was the turning point for the Hagana. They were very angry and carried out several furious attacks in Palestine, such as the bombing of the land's railroad system, destruction raids on radar installments and British police bases. In addition, the Haganah carried out illegal immigrations of Jews. I think the actions of the Haganah were justified because they were assisting the British, yet the British did not care to assist them....   [tags: jewish, violence, immoral] 971 words
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Military Decision Making Process - In the view of global security,(2011) The military decision making process abbreviated as MDMP is a planning model that establishes procedures for analyzing a mission, developing and comparing courses of action(COA) that are best suited to accomplish the higher commander’s intention and mission. The MDMP comprise of seven stages and each stage depends on the previous step to produce its own output. This means that a mistake in the early stage will affect all the other stages that follow. These steps include: Receipt of mission....   [tags: Analysis, Development, Comparison]
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Diplomacy Versus Military Action - ... There were no true political figure heads in the Colonial period, but the wives of the Founding fathers did a great service by rallying support for their husbands. There are very few records to show the political prowess of loyalist wives, but it is well established that Abigail Adams and Martha Washington were eager to promote venues that sponsored the ambitions of their husbands to create a separate nation. They threw dinners and accompanied their husbands on gatherings for support to the Colonial Army....   [tags: foe, menace, republicans, democrats] 2154 words
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Gays in the Military - For nearly 50 years, it has been the U.S. military's official policy to exclude homosexuals from service. In November 1992, President - elect Clinton told Americans that he planned to lift the military's long - standing ban on gays and lesbians. Homosexual men and women, he said, should not be prevented from serving their country based on their sexual orientation. Soon after taking office in 1993, Clinton faced powerful military and congressional opposition to lifting the ban. General Colin Powell, then - chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Senator Sam Nunn, who was chairman of the Senate Armed Forces Committee between 1987 an 1994 and left Congress in 1996, announced that they would...   [tags: Homosexual Gay Lesbian]
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Adultery In The Military - Adultery Debated Issue In Military In 1995 Lieutenant Kelly Flinn became the United States’ first female B-52 Bomber pilot. One year later Lt. Flinn began a relationship with a man who was legally separated from his wife with a divorce pending. Eventually Lt. Flinn fell in love with the man and the Air Force charged her with adultery. The charges against Lt. Flinn left her facing dismissal from the military and the possibility of serving up to nine-and-a-half years in prison. In military trials a panel of six military officials decide one’s fate....   [tags: Free Essay Writer] 396 words
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Gays in the Military - The subject of Gays in the military has been debated over many times by many people. When dealing with whether or not gays should be allowed in the military the simple question of, Do they want to be in the military?, must be answered. After this question is answered you can begin analyzing the problem. The answer to the question, Do gays want to be in the military?, is an unquestioned yes. Gays would be proud and determined to protect this beautiful country in which we live. I personally am confused as to why there is even a question of whether or not gays should be allowed to protect and die for a country they love....   [tags: essays research papers] 900 words
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Pregnancy in the Military -       As the United States military moves towards a more bi-gender dependant force, it will be necessary for leaders and managers to combat the growing increasing of junior enlisted pregnancies. Through leadership skills, communication, and understanding the causes of the problems, leaders will be able to lower the rate of pregnancy, henceforth, increasing fleet readiness.      To even consider any type of resolution or solution to the problem of pregnancy amongst junior enlisted members, we must first analyze the concept of fleet readiness and the units that comprise it in today’s military....   [tags: essays research papers] 1357 words
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Adultery in the Military - Adultery in the Military As citizens of the United States of America we are all governed by a certain set of rules. These laws are set forth by our elected officials. These laws deal with almost all aspects of life including morally wrong actions such as murder and theft. However, these laws do not govern many other moral choices such as adultery. As members of the United States Armed Forces, we are also regulated by an additional set of rules. We must abide by the sanctions of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)....   [tags: Papers] 923 words
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US Military - Many people are concerned about the U.S. military because of how many risks come with joining it. However, the U.S. military also explains the benefits that one could receive. Joining the military is a decision that should not be taken lightly. One must understand all aspects of the military. In order for a voter to be fully informed about joining the US military, one must consider both the risks, like mental illnesses and commitment and benefits, like education, and experience. 1. Risks of Joining the Military: Mental Illnesses Suffering from a mental illness is a common effect of joining the military that many people aren’t fully aware of....   [tags: risks, mental illnesses, depression]
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Discrimination in the Military - Discrimination in the Military Yes, the military does have sexual harassment and discrimination against women in the nineties. "Firestone and co-researcher Richard J. Hurns analyzed a 1988 DOD Survey of men and women in the military and found that 51.8 % of men and 74.6% of women reported either experiencing or knowing of sexual harassment. Amoung the women surveyed, 70.1% had experienced "sexual talk or behavior at the work place [that] created an offensive, hostile or intimidating environment." Amoung the men, 36.9% gave the same answer."(1) The percent of women being sexually harassed is much higher than the percent of men being harassed....   [tags: Papers] 1217 words
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Military Censorship - The ability of the military to censor what the media puts out to the public is greatly needed in the Unites States. A lot of times the media grabs hold of information and makes a huge deal out of it, even if it’s the simplest thing. And it may not all be true. Every news channel wants to cover the “big story,” and they’re going to do whatever it takes to make that happen. Whether it’s by changing or adding false information, or attempting the make a bigger deal out of the story to draw more attention and viewers....   [tags: terrorists, media]
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Gays in the Military - The question of whether or not gays should be alowed in the military is a hotly debated event in curnent politics and their are many arguments for and aginst it. these very arguments give us some insight about where our society is going and how willing we really are to accept others. So now we have two citizens both wanting to join the military and both identical in everyway save the fact that one in straight and one is gay. They both pass all tests with the same score yet one is let in and one is not base on sexual orientation....   [tags: Psychology] 763 words
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Military Drafts - The reinstatement of a military draft is a controversial issue that has surfaced in American society. Although a draft would challenge the liberties granted to us in the Constitution and be detrimental to our society, some people believe that a draft would be insignificant to all the benefits we receive as American citizens, and that the draft can be utilized as an effective tool. People that argue that the draft needs to be reestablished have a strong base for their commanding arguments. Some believe that serving in the military is a civil duty, and to live in this country one must defend it....   [tags: Morals, Conflicts, Government] 929 words
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Media and the Military - Media and the Military During the Vietnam War the media was left unchecked and brought the wartime images of death and carnage into America's living room. These images served as morale killers and eventually turned much of the public against its own government. During the Gulf War on the other hand, the military filtered what reached the public's eye and morale was kept to all time highs. In wartime the government should be able to manipulate public opinion by controlling the media....   [tags: Media Argumentative Persuasive Argument] 692 words
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Propaganda and the Military - Propaganda and the Military Though propaganda has never been a substitute for military strength, extensive resources, or skillful negotiation, it has often played an important role in wartime strategy.(Propaganda,1) Propaganda really influnced both sides of World War II. In this paper I will show why the Nazi party best benifited from the use of prapaganda. Adolf Hilter use it to turn people against jews, blacks and about every one else that was not German and he also use it to make people want to join Nazi army....   [tags: Papers] 1108 words
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Japanese Military - Japan has been at a crossroads regarding its defense policies ever since the instatement of Article 9 into its constitution following World War II. Article 9 essentially states that the country may not rearm itself for any reason due to its violently imperialistic nature preceding that war. Even while it was being written, there was heavy debate among American and Japanese politicians alike as to whether or not the article may ever be revoked. Could Japan truly remain a pacifist nation. Would it always be a welfare state under the U.S....   [tags: International Government ]
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Minorities In The Military - In the year 1965, the United States sent troops to Vietnam to aid the South Vietnamese against the communist Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese. As the fighting increased, the United States was in need of more troops in order to support its commitment to South Vietnam. Therefore, thousands of Selective Service registers were called and drafted. The United States also asked its closes ally the Philippines to help send troops to South Vietnam and in addition this, the United states requested for an increase of recruitment for the United States Navy in the region....   [tags: essays research papers] 1210 words
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Military Health Care Policy: The Success of Military Health Care - The Department of Defense has the responsibility to manage one of the United State’s largest health care systems, the Military Health System. The Military Health System operates under the mission to enhance the health of the service men and women, while maintaining a high quality, effective benefit to those who qualify for care (Brown et al, 2009). Military Health Systems cover the health care needs of over nine million service men and women and their dependents, through a vast array of military and civilian facilities....   [tags: Health Care ]
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The Transformation of Civil-Military Relations in Turkey - Thorny Road of Change The Transformation of Civil–Military Relations in Turkey Subject: Political Cultures and Economies in Transition Before Abdul Fattah al-Sisi’s sudden rise to fame, the renowned example of civilian-military relations anomaly in the Middle East is Turkey: elected officials run routine government business under the watch of a powerful military, and they are ready to be deposed if things go awry. Today, we see a different image of the civilian government gaining ground and senior commanders of the military willing to concede....   [tags: political cultures and economies in transition]
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Military Sexual Assault - Hot Topic for Military Sexual Assault The military is facing a major controversy when it comes to sexual harassment and sexual assault. Both sides of this controversy generally feel something needs to be changed so these crimes decrease and our soldiers feel safe among their comrades. The basic argument of this issues is how the government and military can change to decrease these crimes. This leads to the main question for this issue. Should Military Commanders prosecute sexual assault cases. ....   [tags: Sexual Harrassment, Sexual Assault ]
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Military Police Corps - The Military Police Corps has a long and glorious history to be proud of. Listed on U.S. Army Info (2011), Military Police Corps was officially recognized as a military occupation on the 26th of September 1941, but their work can traced back even further. According to U.S. Army Info (2011), the first use of the Military Police was during the American Revolution in 1776. Military Police have been deployed and used in conflicts such as: "World War 11, Korean War, Vietnam conflict, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom" (Wright, 2001)....   [tags: U.S. Army] 539 words
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The Expansion of the Military During the 1800's - ... The Monroe Doctrine helped build transportation infrastructure and laid the foundation for America to become a world power. The Expansion of Military was a really important thing to the Americans back in the 1800’s. One of those things was the Army and Navy Journal which was created in 1863 by a man named William Conant Church who made it as a forum for officers interested in professionalism. After that journal, people said that it was a very good war reporting and that it caused people to make interesting articles on progress of war....   [tags: progressive, war, oversees] 613 words
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A Memo to the President from a Military Base - ... While we (the military) have 29 bases in the region several of our largest bases are in close proximity to the blast and could be/ are in habitable and inoperable. Camp/ Marine Air station Pendleton are both in such a close proximity that it is in operable, inhabitable, and for all intents and purposes decommissioned. General Amos (CMC) has attempted to get in touch with the base commander General Bullard, but to no avail. At this time e are under the assumption that Pendleton and all of its marines and civilians are either dead or incapacitated....   [tags: nuclear, terrorists, evacuate] 965 words
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Military Engineering and its Impact on War - Military engineering can be traced back to its origins in the defensive frameworks in the fort hills constructed in Europe during the late Iron Age. One of the earliest feats of Military Engineering was the Great Wall of China, which was built in the 3rd century B.C. to protect the Chinese against the barbarians to the north. The ancient Romans were the preeminent engineering people of the ancient western world. They constructed a vast network of roads and aqueducts within their empire and various guard towers and forts to protect their many settlements....   [tags: Engineering, War] 1064 words
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Sexual Orientation Discrimination Ban in the Military - ... In essence by creating a policy that required a person to hide their sexual orientation the US conveyed the message to the military and the civilian population that gay, lesbian or bisexual was wrong. President Obama’s decision to repel this decision was leap forward in the right direction in helping to remove sexual discrimination from the ranks of the military. It also sent a message to the U.S, letting them know that sexual discrimination would not be tolerated. Prior to the vote that officially repealed the policy, there seemed to be support for the repeal especially among the gay and lesbian community....   [tags: Armed Forces, Gay]
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The Different Purposes of Military Music and iPods - ... I use the term weapon not in the sense that the uses of iPods can physically hurt anyone but the fact people use it as a sense to protect themselves from others. Many iPod users in this article state how they use their iPods as a shield to prevent others from interrupting their own privacy bubble. One iPod user states that “The more I wear my iPod, the less I want to interact with strangers. I feel almost encased in a bubble”. (537) This really shows how people are abusing the users of iPods....   [tags: the power of technology] 806 words
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The Effect of Mandatory Military Service on Society - ... Well some people could think of the military of the hot stove. Some people might think that the military is only about killing even though their accusations are wrong they would be entitled to their opinion. Or some people just might not want to go through all the PT and effort that it takes to be in the military. Not all bad Going into the military isn’t all bad because you can learn all the stuff that American soldiers go through to protect America. We could learn not to take what they do lightly or for granted....   [tags: soldiers, discipline, volunteer] 558 words
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Mandatory Military Service in the United States - ... In 2003, Representative Charles Rangel, Democrat from New York, called for “shared sacrifice” as he introduced a bill to reinstate the military draft. The proposal required all citizens and permanent residents between ages 18 and 26 to complete two years of compulsory service, either in the military or in civilian capacity.1 Although the bill was defeated, calls for a broader distribution of the burden of war have only increased. (1) The debate on this subject has been going on for centuries....   [tags: economic, social benefits, committment, sacrifice]
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Enhancing Military Trainings - Introduction The focus of this paper is to build a theoretical framework that addresses my envisioned topic and its relevance to the research problem. The research topic stems from the problem U.S. Navy commander face when challenged to train and certify servicemembers in different warfare areas aboard ships while simultaneously achieving energy conservation as a derivative. Presently, Naval leaders are facing the same challenges of the past, where commanders have dealt with the difficulty of meeting mission essential tasks (MET) altogether amidst fiscal constrains imposed by risen costs of fossil fuel (Truly, 2001; Cane, 2008; Williams, 2009)....   [tags: US navy commander, technology]
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Violation of Human Rights: Homosexuality and Military - Introduction Homosexuality is a recent issue in our society. This paper will analyze few different topics which come up with the theme of homosexuality. First of all, it will analyze the military approach to the LGB (lesbian, gay, bisexual) community in various countries around the world. Furthermore, it will explore the topic of Don't Ask Don't Tell policy (DADT) enforced in the 90s in USA. First of all, I would like to explain why did I chose the case of military „gayban“ in the United States of America....   [tags: lesbian, gay, bisexual, slovakia]
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Advanced Military Technologies - ... (Allenby) The laws of war are often placed into three distinct categories. The first provides rules and laws regarding when and how countries can initiate war. A country can initiate war in defense or to help an ally who was been attacked. (Allenby) In 2003, the Bush administration was often criticized and accused on grounds of preemptive aggression when they invaded Iraq. The Bush administration argued that the invasion of Iraq was justified on grounds of self-defense from terrorism and concerns of weapons of mass destruction....   [tags: international humanitarian laws] 553 words
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Military Leader Development - Introduction “Leaders have always been generalists. Tomorrow’s leaders will, very likely, have begun life as specialists, but to mature as leaders they must sooner or later climb out of the trenches of specialization and rise above the boundaries that separate the various segments of society.” (Gardner, 1990, pg. 159). In a recent verbal bout with my History of the Military Art professor, I contended that the true might of a nation may be inversely proportional to the size of its military during peacetime....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Dyadic Trust]
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Should Military Service be Required in the USA? - ... Hence, only around two percent of the U.S. population is servicemen, who defend our domestic security as well as protect American interests abroad. In an effort to resume the military draft in the US, several lawmakers introduced a series of legislative initiatives in 2003, 2006 and 2007, which became known as the Universal National Service Act (HR2723). Its goal was to ensure the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, serve in the Army for a period of time....   [tags: Draft, Armed Forces] 900 words
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PTSD and Its Effect on Military Families - ... Studies have shown that younger military member are more likely to suffer from PTSD putting a strain on already difficult new marriages. Often time deployment related issues and the effects after deployment will have a disturbing relationships between husband and wife and the military member and their child. When returning the military member may have PTSD immediately or it may develop over time. They will start struggling with intense anger and impulses. They may become violent and try to push away family and friends....   [tags: anxiety disorders, sociological analysis]
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Treat to America: Military: Power; or Sideshow - ... Though military power outside of our nation is strong, some believe that the power we hold within our borders is unnecessary, because thousands could be injured if a counter attack was launched. Though the arguments in the previous paragraph are understandable, they seem to only think of the small picture. Critics to our power are only concerned with their own safety. The main purpose for doing the things the country does to possibly defend an attack, is to ensure the survival of the only “free” country the world has to offer to those who want more for their families....   [tags: attack, threats, precautions] 810 words
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Bullying Military Youth - In the previous chapters I have discussed the stressors related to being the child of military personnel, the related risk factors associated with becoming a the target of peer victimization, and the assets that the bioecological model can provide as a lens for further exploring this issue. In this chapter I will discuss the specific methods that I will employ to generate research on the topic at hand and express the possible benefits in addressing the issue of identifying and assisting military student’s who are experiencing bullying issues....   [tags: Research Analysis ]
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Analysis of Current Military Robots and Capabilities - Many robots can be categorized into two categories: autonomous and teleoperated. Autonomous robots are self-sustaining robots that can decide for themselves without outside control and can be operated for an extended period of time. The iRobot Roomba household robotics vacuum would be considered an autonomous robot; it can navigate itself through a house without control from a human. Newly emerging self-driving cars are also autonomous. They require no input from a human to navigate through roads and is self aware of other obstacles around it....   [tags: teleoperated robots, suspected bomb]
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The Constraints on Military Change Between 1660-1789 - ... “Advances in technology during the later Middle Ages resulted in new weapons which gradually modified all aspects of war between 1450-1700. The concomitant increase in the size of armed forces ultimately causing profound changes to the nature and government of the state. Micheal Roberts has argued that these developments occurred principally between 1550- and 1650, a period which he dubbed the 'Military Revolution'. Geoffrey Parker had extended Roberts's thesis to encompass the three centuries between 1500 and 1800, stressing the contribution of the new military methods to the European acquistion of overseas empire....   [tags: Ottoman, state, rule]
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Terrorism, Military Force and Nuclear Power - Threats to individual state’s security have existed in many forms throughout all of history whether it is through weapons of mass destruction, an rouge state threatening the security of another, or through terrorist organizations with a strong political agenda. Hoffman defines terrorism as the use of violence or threat of violence by a non-state actor with a chain of command to pursue political aims and motifs. With this definition, I was able to understand the other articles more precisely. Art speaks about the use of military force and the different motivations or reasons why a state would use military force on another state or on a non-state actor....   [tags: Middle East, Threat] 784 words
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Military Cyber: An Evolution In Command Relationships - United States Cyber Command is less than four years old. The merger and stand down of the Joint Functional Component Command for Network Warfare (JFCC-NW) and the Joint task Force for Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO) formed the bulk of the new organization. 9 This new construct integrated offensive and defensive cyber capabilities in one organization resulting in efficient and effective planning and execution of cyberspace operations. United States Cyber Command is tasked with operations to defend DOD information networks and to conduct full spectrum military cyberspace operations across all domains....   [tags: United States, Cyber Command]
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Joining the Military: A Life Changing Decision - ... Lowering the drinking age means that alcohol isn’t seen as the forbidden fruit, which would make fewer people tempted to try it raising the minimum age has decreased drunk driving, accidents, and alcohol related deaths in people younger than 21. People under 21 may not be mature enough to handle drinking and may be more at risk for behaviors like binge drinking and for addictions like alcoholism. Having laws in place that prohibit the selling of alcohol to minors gives the state a way to enforce limits, and provides natural consequences of drinking that may be punishable by law, discouraging underage drinking....   [tags: personal relfection] 1581 words
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Institutions Closest to Me: Family and the Military - ... Each family has their own beliefs. Some families may follow the same rules, some may not. I believe that it all depends on the way that not only you, but also your mother and father, were brought up. Considering my grandparents were very family oriented, I believe that is why my parents are the way that they are. My grandparents were also very strict on their children because they wanted them to succeed. My parents were the exact same way. They knew our potential, and that is why they would push us harder and harder each day....   [tags: sociological perspective, personal history] 898 words
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Comparing the Military Leaders of the Civil War - When we compare the military leaders of both North and South during the Civil War, it is not hard to see what the differences are. One of the first things that stand out is the numerous number of Northern generals that led the “Army of the Potomac.” Whereas the Confederate generals, at least in the “Army of Northern Virginia” were much more stable in their position. Personalities, ambitions and emotions also played a big part in effective they were in the field, as well as their interactions with other officers....   [tags: American History] 1558 words
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Homelessness Among Veterans of the U.S. Military - 2. Contributing Factors The presence of additional risk for homelessness specifically associated with Veteran status is puzzling in that it occurs among a population that shows better outcomes on almost all socioeconomic measures and that has exclusive access to an extensive system of benefits that include comprehensive healthcare services, disability and pension assistance, and homeless services (Fargo, et al, 24). In spite of having many advantages, veterans over-represent in the homeless population....   [tags: American Society, War Veterans, Homelessness]
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Military Leaders: The Life of Colonel McBride - Introduction. Common Attributes of military leaders are just that, common. The accomplished Generals, Colonels and Majors that contributed to the most successful wars of our country have been molded a certain way. They are molded through vigorous training both in scholastic training and in the field along with rigorous mentorship. Colonel Lewis McBride was a rare exception to the rule. As a renowned Chemical museum curator so distinctively puts it, he was, without a doubt, one of the most interesting and industrious officers in the history of the US Army Chemical Corps....   [tags: intervention, attributes, accomplisments]
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