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  • Traditionalist View Of War Essay

    Historic Muslim judgments on Jihad in regards to armed struggle rely on five distinct principles sought to preserve order. These principles reside on the idea of: right intention, right authority, proportionality, just cause, and “soldiers fighting soldiers.” The Muslim presumption to war is that it be conducted in honor of the Lord, therefore; it is important that Muslim society maintain such societal norms in regard to armed struggle. Though the historic Muslim ideal of war sought to preserve…

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  • Fm 3-24 Advantages And Disadvantages

    policy analysts heralded FM 3-24 Counterinsurgency (COIN) as a welcome solution to the intractable problems confronting American soldiers in Iraq. The manual served an important purpose by providing a common approach to operational problems that US forces faced in Iraq at the time. Renamed Insurgencies and Countering Insurgencies, the 2014 update incorporated lessons from the manual’s use in both Iraq and Afghanistan, such as the inclusion of indirect methods of security cooperation with local…

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  • Drones In The Military

    In an attempt to increase their effectiveness and capabilities, the military has employed the use of unmanned ariel vehicles (UAV’s). Many types of UAV’s exist, from simple survilence drones to weaponized drones capable of firing missiles. These drones are commonly used in military operations for survelence and targeted hunting. The military should continue using drones because they provide an inexpensive oppurtunity to increase tactical superiority and keep our soldiers safe. One of the…

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  • Disobedience In Military

    Being married to a member of the armed forces I have been able to experience some of the stress related issues that our service members go through. Much of this stress comes from superior officers. Orders are given to lower ranking members that they sometimes do not agree with. However, our military members are taught to take orders from superior officers no matter if they agree with the orders or not. One of our military foundations is to obey. Soldiers are taught from boot camp to obey with…

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  • Military Expenditure Analysis

    Military is one of the most critical departments in state and international level. The military is subdivided into various armed forces that use weapons and other skilled techniques to safeguard the interest of the country, its citizens and greatly against war between and among other states (Aschauer 177). The armed forces for this case comprise of Navy, Army, Marine Corps Air Force, and Coast Guard. Due to this diversity and importance the department, therefore, it requires a high investment…

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  • Sexual Harassment And Prevention Slogan Analysis

    40 Rounds! This simple slogan was a charge that was unique to my basic training unit (Bravo Company 3-13th Infantry Battalion) and was used for any number of reasons. Whether it be showing one’s motivation, confirming an understanding of an assigned task, thanking a Drill Sergeant for answering a question, or sarcastically spouting the line to show your anger at your fellow soldier’s incompetency, this slogan was encouraged by our Drill Sergeants, both female and male. As can be seen by just…

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  • Military Police Career

    Former US representative, Our nation's military and law enforcement personnel work hard to protect us. We must thank them for their continued vigilance. Without their sacrifice we would less capable of protecting our nation. When Javon was little he was never really sure what he wanted to be in life. Growing up I Javon had learned about some of his family was military, so he decided he wanted to serve my country proudly. Also I like the fact that we can conduct vehicle searches, open areas, and…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Should Women Served In The Military

    infantry, Air Force parajumpers and everything else that was previously open only to men.’”( Rosenburg & Philipps).” Even though the ban has been lifted, some still remain doubtful. However, the military is determined to make this a smooth transition for all. The military will conduct tests and collect data that shows how lifting the ban is received. The military will additionally look at the physical stress that women undergo during training (“Pentagon…”). This enables the armed forces to…

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  • Essay On Military Innovation

    The process of innovation in the military forms a complex process that involved many factors contribute to its failure or success. Innovation is not only about the emergence of new equipment but military culture, military technology, and political support can prove to be important factors in the battlefield. The military technology of the interwar period was one factor that added to the greatness of innovation, but it was not the most important factor on successful military innovation. Despite…

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  • Marine Corps Upheavals

    The Marine Corps has consistently tackled the contentious topic of the expanding role of women in the armed forces. In recent years, some historic upheavals include the repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” and the removal of gender-restrictions on military occupational specialties. Additional amendments are in the critical implementation and testing phase - unisex uniforms, new physical fitness requirements, and changes in retention dynamics. In order to fully understand this multifaceted issue,…

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