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The United States Military Sean P. Tiedemann English II Ms. C. Yost December 15, 2011 Sean P. Tiedemann Ms. Yost English II 6 january, 2011 The United States’ current military is made up of five branches; Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines (a division of the Navy) and the Coast Guard (which reports to the Navy in times of war). Of these branches our military head count was 1.6 million in 1995 . The total available American manpower (number of males between the ages...

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Rifleman Dodd

MCI 0112D MARINE CORPS INSTITUTE COUNSELING FOR MARINES MARINE BARRACKS WASHINGTON, DC   UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS MARINE CORPS INSTITUTE 912 CHARLES POOR STREET SE WASHINGTON NAVY YARD DC 20391-5680 IN REPLY REFER TO: 1550 Ser 1335 1 Jul 11 From: Director To: Marine Corps Institute Student Subj: COUNSELING FOR MARINES (MCI 0112D) 1. Purpose. MCI course 0112D, Counseling for Marines, has been published to provide instruction to all Marines assigned billets and...

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Strategic Corporal

The Strategic Corporal: Leadership in the Three Block War http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/usmc/strategic_corporal.htm "The Strategic Corporal: Leadership in the Three Block War" Marines Magazine, January 1999 by Gen. Charles C. Krulak Operation Absolute Agility 0611: The African sun had just risen above the hills surrounding the sprawling city and sent its already dazzling rays streaming into the dusty alleyway. Corporal Hernandez felt the sun on his face and knew that today would, again...

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2nd Battle of Fallujah

Arabic, Operation Phantom Fury was the code name given to the second battle of Fallujah, considered the hottest point of conflict of all the military campaign in Iraq. Led by the US Marine Corp against the Iraqi combatants, who had held the city under their control, some consider it was the most difficult battle marines have been involved since Vietnam in the 60s. The battle put end to the insurgent control over the city and constituted an important victory for the US troops, however such victory...

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First To Fight

starts off in 1953 with the opinion on how the Marine Corps got it’s reputation from Gunnery Sergeant Walter Holzworth “they started right out telling everybody how great they were. Pretty soon they got to believe it themselves. And they have been busy ever since proving they were right.” Author Victor Krulak then continues to explain how it was not as easy as Gunnery Sergeant Holzworth had described. Krulak gives many thanks to “Lady Luck” for the corps survival. General Victor Krulak’s mission in...

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Amphibious Combat Vehicles

Government Marketing International, a consulting firm specializing in defense and armored vehicle acquisition. Miller, also a former Marine Corps armor officer, spoke with the editor on August 27. “What exactly does the user need the vehicle to do? What are the operating environments and conditions? Does amphibious mean the vehicle needs to withstand high sea states?” Miller pointed out. “The final 100 meters of a landing can be the most difficult due to various beach conditions and other...

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Padilla Jr. Who both graduated from Philippine Merchant Marine Academy. They both have a good records, and known as one of the most outstanding student in their time. They do both similar goals in life, not only have a better and to improve the way of living with their families but to also have a business that will help to fulfill the dreams of their co-seafarers. They Build the Review Center who offers a comprehensive review for the marine deck officers preparing for the licensure examination...

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blinding light.”  A Rumor of War was a clear example of just that, the trials of the Vietnam war were overwhelming. The story of a seemingly endless war full of sickness and death makes the audience engaged. Phillip Caputo was not only a decorated marine officer but also a very talented writer. The book was the first of its kind showing the audience the true nature of the war that was happening. A Rumor of War was not a Anti-War book but instead focused on the physical and mental trials of the war...

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Individual Privacy vs. National Security

the streets. So be very careful what you say and do. Society could take the easy route and simply refer to the dictionary definition that it is the state of being secluded from the sight, presence or intrusion of others. This is obviously too broad to be of any use in the real world. And if that definition really were accurate, the United States would not see its cultural elites and its political system embroiled in debates about the problem of privacy. This is evident not only in the ongoing criticism...

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Jay R Vargas Character Sketch

the honors at U.S International University in San Diego, California. He attended high school in Winslow, Arizona where he was born and graduated from. After he completed the basic school at Marine Corps base Quantico, Virginia in June 1963, he was assigned to the First Battalion, Fifth Marines, First Marines Division. Vargas also graduated from the Amphibious Warfare School. When Vargas was fighting, he served as a weapons and rifle commander after almost 30 years of service Vargas retired in 1992...

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