Arleigh Burke

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  • Admiral Arleigh A. Burke's Persuasion Tactics

    Admiral Arleigh A. Burke was born on October 19, 1901, in Boulder, Colorado. Burke grew up in Boulder in a fairly difficult environment – “He attended a one room elementary school through the eighth grade and then high school…”(“Admiral Arleigh A Burke”). Arleigh had other ideas for his future – “…farming fitted neither his talents nor desires, he sought and received a congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy.” (“Admiral Arleigh A Burke, USN”). Upon his high school graduation, he attended the Naval Academy in June 1919, and then graduated 71st out of 413 in the class of 1923. He served five years on the USS Arizona (BB-39), USS Procyon (AG-11), USS Chester (CA-27), USS Antares and USS Argonne (AG’s), before he served on USS Craven…

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  • Analysis Of Mary Wollstonecraft's A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women

    Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Women, was one of the first feminist philosophical works. The theme of this passage, excerpted from the reading, is she wants men and women to have equal rights and opportunities, especially when it comes to education. She argues the entire time in her writing that men and women are equal human beings and women need to be treated in the same way as men with respect to many domains in life. One of Wollstonecraft’s arguments was aimed at…

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  • The Declaration Of The Rights Of Women By Thomas Paine

    The French Revolution was a revolution that swept through the lands of France, bringing forth ideas that soon question the old ideals of the citizens of France. Though many seem to generalize the French Revolution as the revolution that wanted to bring change to the old monarchy system, however there were also other ideas and perspectives that were created from the French Revolution. We can see these perspectives and ideas through the writings of contemporary observers such as Olympe de Gouges,…

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  • Manipulation And Control In Colonial Leadership: Hoodwinking William Pitt The Younger

    Manipulation and Control in Colonial Leadership: Hoodwinking William Pitt the Younger The satirical caricature East India Stocks published in London in 1788 portrays an assortment of characters, referring to corruption and embezzlement of the East India Company stocks by the people in authority, specifically that of Henry Dundas, a lord advocate under George III, who would later become the president of the Board of Control. Although William Pitt the Younger, the English Prime Minister from…

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  • Essay On Leadership Styles

    the time but I have to live with it and do not worry about it. But just try to resolve the situation. I will try not to live in the past but focus on the future and make changes on being the best leader that I can. This leadership quote/scripture tells me a lot in what I need to focus and believe “Where there is no vision, the people perish. Proverbs 29:18” (Shead, 2016). If I want to be a best effective leader I have state the plans for my vision clearly to the group. Leadership is…

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  • Laser Weapon Systems: Most Important Contributions Of The US Navy

    While running drills and experiments, it was proven that the laser system was able to shoot down missiles, projectiles, drones, and other unmanned aerial vehicles (Anthony, 2014). In addition, the high-powered laser was able to melt holes on the hulls of armored ships. In the near future, the Navy hopes to launch its Littoral Combat Ships, as well as the Arleigh-Burke class Destroyers, deployed with the Laser Weapon System (Freedberg, 2014). These systems would act as short-ranged, self-defense…

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  • Personal Narrative: Fishing With Coconuts

    Fishing with Coconuts It was 0215 on the twelfth day of February and our Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer was cruising the Indian Ocean. I was in the middle of a watch, patrolling the main deck. Feeling the effects of sleep deprivation and being nowhere close to the end of my watch, the night started to become routine. As I had done numerous times before, I swung open the hatch to the weather deck and began to step out and into the pitch-dark night. By an unfortuitous…

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  • Arguments Against Modular Structure

    They provide new mission modules. Configurable mission packages create a new generation of surface combatants. Standard building blocks provide a repetition of identical units needed so that design and construction costs are reduced. An important feature of the new warships focus on open architecture, which is designed to facilitate addition, extension, or adaptation for use. Modular adaptable ships that transform the surface combatant force strategy enable the continued functioning of…

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