• Why I Want to Be a Nco
    Why I want to be a Non-Commissioned Officer I want to be a NCO because I want responsibility to lead Soldiers. I think I will be a good NCO. I was put in a NCO slot before in my last unit. I had respect from other soldiers in my squad when I was put in charge. I believe have the qualities to motivate...
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  • Soldier
    May 23, 2011 As a soldier I have a duty to my country. Not only is my duty for my country, but also for my family and peers. I have accepted a challenge that not everyone is willing to accept. Since I have taken that challenge I feel that I have become a better person overall. Duty is a big part of...
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  • Valley
    Harsh winters, poor huts, and dying soldiers. That’s not even half of the horror soldiers had to encounter while being at Valley Forge. The stark environment that was provided so poorly, caused the soliders to become weak and ailing. If I were a soldier at Valley Forge, I also would have been done. Reasons...
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  • Combat Medic, Leader, Mother, Wife: Characteristics of Me
    truth. For the duration of this paper, I would like to share important ascribed and achieved statuses that I myself hold in society. Status and Roles Achieved Status and Corresponding Roles For the past seven years, I have been enlisted as a soldier in the United States Army. Not everybody...
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  • Iraq War
    Friday-January 16, 2004- 4:00p.m: I was watching 'Oprah' and a particular story struck me. It was about these young brides in India who were being burned alive by their husbands because they have become a burden. Before these women are married off, their husbands receive dowries from the bride's family...
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  • Punctuality in the Military
    be completed, and allows leaders to conduct accountability, PCCs and PCIs for particular operations. Also, depending on the severity or how often a soldier conducts the offense, being late can lead to UCMJ action. This essay will provide in some detail the benefits of being punctual as well as note possible...
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  • Soldier
    Soldier The United States has long been known for having a military presence that few would dare to challenge. The catalyst has not been in having billions in defense funds, it has not been in having huge weapons of mass destruction, it is the heart and spirit of the soldier. I am very proud to be...
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  • Farewell to Arms: Religion
    through a series of encounters involving Henry and a character simply identified as "the priest." Hemingway uses the treatment of the priest by the soldiers and by Henry himself to illustrate two ways of approaching religion in a situation in which God has no place, and employs these encounters between...
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  • Professionalism
    military vehicle On the nineteenth of may at approximately 1600, I was very unprofessional in my operation of a military vehicle with passengers. I let my emotional frustration get the better of me and decided to drive recklessly. I accelerated through a ninety degree turn on loose gravel and an uneven...
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  • Ideal Soldier
    Darryl Forges Purser English 1101-18 March 18, 2010 The True Definition of an Ideal Soldier “God of our fathers, who by land and sea have ever lead us to victory, please continue your inspiring guidance in this the greatest of all conflicts. Strengthen my soul so that the weakening instinct of self-preservation...
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  • The Benefit of the Military
    through GoArmyEd. A member can request online Army Tuition assistance for, classroom, distance learning and eArmyU online college courses. Eligible soldiers will receive, 100 percent funding for tuition and course fees up to $4,500 per year. The Department of Defense has directed a uniform TA fiscal policy...
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  • Child Soldiers
    April 17 2011 The Life Story of Child Soldiers “The child soldier is described as a ‘pint-sized, tireless baby Rambo who spends his or hers tender years roaming the battlefields of Africa’s civil wars.” “African children are being targeted across the continent as tools of war.” In...
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  • Child Soldiers
     Research Essay Child Soldier Children's lives here in the United States are thorn apart by war, because their parents are serving in the military. If that's not bad enough, children over seas are forced to become a soldier and do things a child doesn't normally do, this affects them mentally...
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  • Red Badge of Courage
    Henry is from somewhere in New York and that he was raised by his mother. Although some people argue that throughout the novel Henry matures and becomes a better person, facts from the book show just the opposite. Henry is a conceited , smug young man who sees himself as a martyr and a hero; when...
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  • The Importance of punctuality and responsibility.
    many aspects of being a soldier, a soldier must have certain attributes and skill to maintain an everyday army lifestyle. They must not be lacking in any one of the attributes required. Punctuality and responsibility are among two of the most important attributes any one soldier must have. Punctuality...
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  • Is It Glorious to Die for Your Country?
    way is to send young abled bodied men into the army. If you were one individual that was not in favour of fighting for your country you would surely become an outcast by the countries people. To avoid ridicule and becoming outcasted by the people living around you, you would join the army just in the thought...
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  • Test
    has probably become the death bed for many of the thousands of remaining soldiers. It’s a miracle how I’m still alive, walking, eating, and recruiting to try to overcome this chaotic problem. I began to tear up just because a few months ago I was with my two beautiful kids and wife, yet I try not to let...
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  • Push It to the Limit
    for people entering the military. The things I want people to get out of my magazine is that anyone overweight that is trying to enter the military force will be in better shape, and become more aware of what they eat. My intended audience is serious because I want my fellow readers to realize that our...
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  • Strange Meeting
    objective when writing his poetry is to shed light on the gruesome and horrific reality of being a soldier, which counters the nationalistic propaganda that depict soldiers as honorable, proud, and heroic. Many soldiers came home mentally and physically disabled, which is the exact opposite of what people expected...
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  • Why I want to be an NCO
    Why I Want To Become A NCO March 6, 2013 I want to be a NCO to train and lead soldiers. To be the example of what a good leader is so that soldiers don’t have toxic leadership. I want to make the next step in my military career grow as a leader....
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