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United States Army Essay Examples

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The Making of an Army of One
The Making of An Army of One In response to our military's racial animosity, the armed forces implemented affirmative action plans during the 1970s. President Clinton's 1999 review of affirmative action confirmed that these plans have succeeded in expanding representation of minorities and women, especially as officers,...
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The Values and Responsibilities of the Leader of United States Armed Forces
What does it take to be a leader in the United States Armed Forces? The acronym LDRSHIP describes the values that the Army instills into its officers. The acronym stands for Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage. Loyalty is a feeling of commitment or allegiance that a person has to...
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A Synopsis of All the Reforms the Russian Army Underwent Between the 1850s and 1914
NOTE: THIS Synopsis, Entitled "Conclusions" by our professor was limited to one page, and as referenced above, is our synopsis of all the reforms the Russian Army underwent between the 1850s (just before the Crimean War) and 1914 (The outbreak of WWI and the Bolshevik Revolution that ended the "Imperial Army...
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The Benefits of Joining the US Army
Army Benefits Essay Topic: Army Benefits Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience how joining the Army can benefit them. Introduction: Who in here would like to go to school for free? Who would like to get paid for going to school? Does anyone know what I am talking about? That’s rig...
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The Issue of Low Pay of a Soldier in the United States Military
The War inside the Military In the midst of the war on terrorism the United States is increasingly depending on its military men and women. President Bush, Congress, and the American Press have heaped richly deserved praise on the military, and they should. It has been thirty years since the United States drafted m...
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United States Army Ranger
What is a U.S. Army Ranger? A Ranger embodies the heart, soul and
spirit of a Exemplary warrior. He will do things others may not or
cannot do. He will accomplish phenomenal things. In the military scheme
of things sacred and revered, the Ranger way of life is not for just
anybody and very few will ever make the cut of bec...
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The US Army Contracting Policy
The U.S. Army Contracting Policy The United States Government uses contractors to take care of most of its high dollar requirements and purchases. The governments' thoughts are that this process is actually saving money for them. At times this is true, but many times it is not. Many times the process of finding and investi...
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An Argument in Favor of Joining the Army in United States
There are several things that stimulated my interest to return to school. Earlier in life I had some problems and made some wrong decisions and it was those choices that brought me to a crossroads in my life. In November 1999 I decided to join the U.S. Army. The Army gave me four years of great training and job experience....
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The History of the Gettysburg Oration
(July 1-3, 1863) forever changed the little Pennsylvania town – and, for that matter, the history of the United States. The battlefield contained the bodies of more than 7,500 dead soldiers and several thousand horses of the Union's Army of the Potomac and the Confederacy's Army of Northern Virginia. The stench of rotting...
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An Overview of the 7 U.S. Army Values
In the US army we are taught to live by the 7 army values. They are broken down to us in the acronym �LDRSHIP’. Loyalty “Bear true faith and allegiance to the U.S. constitution, the Army, and other soldiers.” Duty “Fulfill your obligations.” Respect “Treat people as they should be treated...
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The Development of the Army Alpha and Army Beta Testing Groups in America
History of Testing The primary motivation for the development of the major tests used today was the need for practical guidelines for solving social problems. The first useful intelligence test was prepared in 1905 by the French psychologists Alfred Binet and Théodore Simon. The two developed a 30-item scale to ensure that...
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Comparison between the North and the South Regions of the United States
Compare and Contrast Essay on the North and South The United States before the civil war was basically split into two regions, the North and the South. These two regions had very different cultures, economics, and climates which led to different life styles and perspectives. Problems caused by the differences between the...
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The Problems of Freedom in the United States of America
America was founded on freedom and freedom is what makes our country unique from any other place in the world. Sometimes, however, that freedom is taken to extremes and it can become a danger to the people. The events that took place Tuesday, September 11 were a perfect example of this. First of all everyone knows that pent...
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A Personal Narrative on the Experience of Working for the US Military
My corporation is the United States Army, my CEO is the President of the United States, and my job is to defend the constitution of the United States of America. Throughout this course, I have been reminded of the stark differences in the U.S. Army and civilian corporations, but I have also learned of the many similarities....
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The Use of Arts to Boost Troops Morale During World War II
WWII INVOLVMENT OF ARTS IN WORLD WAR II OUTLINE: Thesis: During W.W.II, there was a great effort on the home front to help keep up morale of the troops and to provide support in any way possible. One very effective way to support the troops was by use of arts including movie stars, singers, actors, and actresses. Introduct...
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Reasons for Applying to the Army JAG Corps
First, I want to challenge myself further by serving in the US Army JAG Corps. As a naturalized American citizen of South Korean descent, I am grateful for the opportunities America has given to my family. Despite starting with limited resources when my family first came to the United States some 16 years ago, my parents b...
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Reasons for and Consequences of the Battle of Antietam, Fought on September 17, 1862
The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862. The United States Army of the Potomac led by General George B. McClellan fought against the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia led by General Robert E. Lee. The battle was fought along the Antietam Creek near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Both of the armies were densely co...
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The Importance of Employing Strategists in the Army and Other Services
We need strategists. In the Army and throughout the services. At all levels. We need senior generals and admirals who can provide solid military advice to our political leadership, and we need young officers who can provide solid military advice--options, details, the results of analysis--to the generals and admirals. We ne...
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A Comparison of the British Army and the American Army from a Patriot's Perspective
Patriot notes British army - appears to be more organized, disciplinary American army - confuse, scare, disorganized (emergency hospital) first time is British army thankful, then Tavington - cruelty, inhuman behaviour black staff - free men - act of grace to fight and die for the king 15 years old guy killed by Tavington -...
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The Roman Army Strived for Self-Sufficiency
Lauren Torres 9/28/01 Period 5 AP The Many Tasks of the Roman Army Soldiers of the Roman army had not one but many duties at their hands. Not only were they expected to fulfill their jobs as soldiers, but to serve for the bettering and well being of the community. Roman soldiers were obligated to a certain extent to...
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An Analysis of the American Revolutionary War
During 1776 The British Army was close to winning the American Revolutionary War. The Continental Army held few victories and was continually on the run. On October 12, 1777 the Americans were able to defeat the British in the battle of Saratoga. With this battle the British lost New England. More importantly, it convinced...
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A History of Australia and New Zealand Army Corps
Anzac Tradition. In 1914 world war 1 broke out and ended in 1918. During this time the government formed the Australian Imperial Force ( AIF ) at no stage was Oz directly threatened by war the troops of the AIF were sent to fight overseas and were joined by New Zealand troops. The combined troops became known as the ANZACs...
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Stopping the Lord's Resistance Army of Northern Uganda
Blood shed, torture and abuse are the most common three traumas that a child will probably face and is subjected to in the Lord's resistance army at the Gulu district in Northern Uganda. Children of 8 to 17 years old are being abducted and kidnapped by the brutal rebels. The LRA has abducted more than 20,000 children; about...
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My Story: Balancing Life as a Single Parent and My Job in the Army
After my eleven year marriage ended in divorce, I suddenly found myself a single parent. My nine year old daughter was dependant upon me for everything; I knew right away that my ex-wife would not be of any help. This realization was a life altering moment. Throughout my marriage I was, misguidedly, focus completely on my m...
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The Tactics of the Fierce Roman Army
The Roman Army The Roman Army was a fierce army and no one could defeat them. They had many new tactics that other people have never even heard of. They were ahead of their time and got some of their ideals from the Greeks. The roman Army was divided into two groups. The first was legions and the second was the auxilium...
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