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  • Argumentative Essay On Women In Direct Combat

    cohesiveness of each individual soldier believing in a common goal. Segal, Smith, Segal and Canuso (2016) assert that women’s integration is no different than the integration of African-Americans and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT). During World War II, white soldiers who were in more contact with black soldiers were less opposed to racial integration. Likewise, the repeal of DADT was a non-issue because there was already a closed and sustained contact. In the same way, male peers would accept women in combat as shown in the interaction with MOS positions that allow gender integration. The CMR (2015) disputes these by asserting that unity of purpose of war and not gender diversity is what will strengthen the armed forces. Rather, racial integration strengthened the armed forces and fulfill a military necessity. While it is true that there are successful cases of previous gender integration, these are positions that are lack of bias against women and are primarily in a logistics or aviation role. These positions are incomparable to direct ground combat that inflict damage and casualty on land. Segal, Smith, Segal and Canuso (2016) maintain that successful gender integration is possible and laid out the contact hypothesis as a basis for ideal integration without degrading cohesion and performance of a unit. These conditions are as follows: women are of equal or higher rank; both men and women seek common objectives; a close and sustained contact; integrate enough…

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  • Boot Camp Advantages

    to get a job, work hard and work your way to the top. It’s fine to be settled with one of the two options, but what benefits are included when starting off? In the United States Armed Forces, one can go to college to obtain a degree and at the same time work hard to make it to the top, and the benefits start once they ship out to boot camp. Now some will use the excuse that they don’t want to die, but one has a better chance of getting in a car accident and dying than they…

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  • Military Education: Military Contributions To Adult Education

    men left the country with a literacy level so low, they were unable to compete or maneuver precisely in the new professional and mechanized military. Therefore, the military introduced a new four-month compulsory course to improve English skills, in 1918, which would educate previously illiterate and non-English speaking troops. Subsequently, by February 1919, the program successfully trained almost 25,000 service members through the work of development battalion’s initiated by the Army (Borden,…

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  • The Importance Of Air Force Values In Italy

    philosophers and some of them, starting from St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas, had a relevant impact in shaping today’s ethics. Values such as discipline, loyalty, allegiance, subordination, obedience, and setting the example that are present in the capstone documents of the Armed Forces have been always present in the Italian military tradition. Those values have characterized the military people raising them to a higher standard within the society in consideration of their role of Armed…

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  • Importance Of Diversity In The Military

    have them eligible for the military. And there is data that suggests that minorities do score lower on certain tests. So either the military would have to lower their standards or see why minorities are scoring lower on military based test. The lowering of test standards could definitely be a slippery slope and have some recruits crying foul or even worse reverse discrimination. These would be issues that would have to be evaluated before trying to implement this full force for the entire…

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  • World War II: The Role Of Women

    365). World War II forced women to be adapted to the harsh conditions of living by taking strenuous labor in order to let their men go to the battle. Particularly, Latvian women described their arduous work on farms where they had to be responsible for repairing railroad trucks or cutting wood in the forest (Eglitis & Zelče, 2013, p. 993). These women emphasized the poor conditions under which they had to work: lack of food, warm clothing and inappropriate health care. In the case of Australian…

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  • Women In Australia

    This type of article was common. The soldiers saw us as playing at war…” However, Australian women made a great effort on auxiliary service. Most commonly, women’s roles in the armed force were clerical but they also had an ability to involve traditional men’s roles, as truck and ambulance drivers, or aircraft ground staff. As nurses in the war, they were the ones in most area where Australian troops were sent. By the end of the war, women had finished this incredible task perfectly from their…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Women In Combat

    While many women are not allowed to join their male counterparts in ground combat, they are still risking their own lives to fight for our country. Women may not be allowed to enter ground combat, but this does not prevent them from piloting armed vehicles, or driving other service men into the fight. Even though they are not directly in combat with the men, they still are risking their lives. “They fly attack helicopters, command military police companies, drive infantry soldiers into combat…

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  • Should Women Be Allowed In Combat

    after a call-up as these women have willingly joined the service…

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  • Women At War: Women In The Military

    The lifting of the policy is by no means going reduce the efficiency of American armed forces, rather it will serve as advancement for the military through, providing equal opportunity, enhancing military readiness and eliminating gender discrimination. For many years women have been proving themselves worthy to fight next to male soldiers on the front lines. Yet, there is still doubt on whether women are capable to achieve what is expected solely due to gender rather than ability.…

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