82nd Airborne Division

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  • Personal Narrative-My Dad

    his dad at all or if he had any love towards him and he said no because he did do that to his mom and my grandma. Being in high school the number one question you are asked as an upperclassmen is what do you want to do for the rest of your life? My number one answer was the army than become a police officer. You may think I’m crazy for considering those as my top choices since the risk is higher than the reward. I would answer the army because my dad was in the army and I wanted to follow in his footsteps. To be in the one percent club as most veterans and active duty soldiers is honestly an honor in its self. My dad was totally for it, he was active duty for five years as a radar specialist and was part of the 82nd airborne division. I too wanted to become airborne but my mos I wasn’t sure about just yet. After I got all my paper work done and my asvab test out of the way, I was coming down to the last final step in my recruitment process and all I need to do was lock in my job and I was set. But before I could do that my dad sat me down and told me, I need to do what is for me and not anyone else. He said sure its great you want to start a tradition but you really need to do it for you. That’s what put me in a tough spot because I wasn’t sure if I was ready to leave for four years and only come back every six months to a year. I decided that going to school first was the best option for me. The army still to this day is in my thoughts, but I’m at a crossroad with the…

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  • Igor Sikorsky

    Robur le Conquérant who saved shipwrecked soldiers with a balloon in 1866.(mercy flight website) Balloons were also used to evacuate more than 160 soldiers during the Siege of Paris in 1870.(mercy flight website) At the turn of the century however the world and technology were changing and with the invention of the airplane, individuals like Capt. George H.R. Gosman an Army Medical Corps officer designed an aircraft specifically to demonstrate how it could be used for medical evacuation…

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  • Personal Narrative-My First Vietnam War

    Morris continue to tell me more about your uncertain circumstances.” She said. “Remember I’m here to help you” “I was apart The US 101st Airborne Division 's mission, our job was to secure the four exits across the marshland near the coast for the invading US 4th Infantry Division at Utah beach. These causeways needed to be secured because on each side of the exits, it was flooded several feet deep in places. The 101st also were tasked to destroy two bridges over the Douve and to capture the…

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  • Operation Market Garden Operations Plan

    Introduction September 17, 1944, Allied forces commenced the largest airborne operation, code name Operation Market-Garden, which took place in Holland in order to make way for Allied forces, both ground and air to advance through Holland into Germany. The scheme of the operation was an idea by Field Marshall Sir Bernard Montgomery, which he had convinced the Supreme Allied Commander, General Dwight Eisenhower in approving Operation Market-Garden, which called for a direct thrust towards the…

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  • Classroom Misconceptions

    Connection Six people go to a pizza parlor to share a large pizza. If each person first takes an equal share and then divides his or her share into thirds, what part of the original pizza will each piece be? Explain your reasoning. This large pizza consists of six equal slices. Six friends each take 1/6 of the pizza. If each of the six friends divides their pizza slice in three equal parts, then there will be eighteen equal slices. How would your students approach more complex…

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  • John Steinbeck's Search For America Analysis

    were more passionate and prideful, but not as kind and less accepting of different kinds of people. Specifically, white people in the south were very racist, and this, in addition to giving America a sense of division regionally, gave America a sense of division racially. In fact, in New Orleans, Steinbeck attended an event where ladies called Cheerleaders protested black students entering a school, being very hateful and racist throughout. Another example of racial division in America in…

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  • Gorman's Brigade Analysis

    On the 17th of September, 1862 at approximately seven o’clock in the morning, Brigadier General Willis Gorman of the Union army began mobilizing his units as part of Major General Sedgwick’s division to assault the Confederate defenses in the West Wood. Gorman’s brigade was the first brigade of the second division under Major General John Sedgwick who was under the command of Major General Edwin V. Sumner, commander of the Second Army Corps. This narrative will discuss the events that took…

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  • Reflection On Slice Fractions

    In preparation for fractions number talk what I observed was very beneficial for students at the carpet it allowed students to discuss and share with one another. I liked the fact that after a student share students had to give a particular cue saying if they agreed with peer. I thought that was awesome. I also like how she went over what to expect during learning at table and how students will share. So some type of feedback was to be expected even if student did not still quite understand. As…

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  • Uncoiling Process

    Transportation in the decisive action and the uncoiling of a heavy division has not be reviewed in depth since 2003. Our Army has marginalized the importance of this critical task for the better part of 15 years. However, Major General Wayne Grigsby, Commanding General of the First Infantry Division, identified the need in understanding how critical the uncoiling process is in the decisive action. 1st ID in preparation for Warfighter Exercise (WFX 16-04), conducted a series of Command Post…

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  • How To Write A Math Practicum

    felt pretty damn good, I proceeded to prepare for my Wednesday lesson. On Wednesday we had problems that we had to figure out if we are to multiply or divide fractions. To begin this lesson I first asked him to do some operations with fractions again. I wanted to see where he was at with dividing fractions, as I didn’t teach that to him. It was clear he was confused. Mr. Craner had taught them division by multiplying by the reciprocal so I decided to same with the same strategy rather than…

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