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    “The supremacy of the civil over the military is fundamental to the American system of government, and is wholeheartedly accepted by every officer and soldier in the military establishment.” General MacArthur wrote these words in his book Reminiscences, after he had been relieved from his command in Korea in 1951. Military subordination in civil-military relations would be uncontested in contemporary scholarly discussions, if his statement would have a perpetual validity. Civilian control of the military is the attempt of societies to find a solution to a paradox: Armed forces are created as masters of violence to protect the society against foreign threats, but because of its capacity for violence, this institution can likewise overthrow…

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    The Allies won the First World war for a variety of reasons. The political situation in Germany for most of the war was a “State of Siege” which began on the 31st of July 1914, and transferred the administration of Germany (except Bavaria) to local army commanders who were above pre-existing civilian authorities in an attempt to secure the volume of raw materials required by the army to fight this war, an early example of the State intervening into the economic organisation of Germany.…

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    CIVIL vs. MILITARY LAW When civilian law and military law gets talked about, there seems to be surprise and confusion between the individuals speaking about the subject. Most people do not realize there are the two different laws that exist. When law is talked about it is normally assumed that the conversation is about civil law. If talking to a military member, the conversation might be assumed that it might be military law that is being discussed. There are about five major differences…

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    Drone warfare, first strongly used in 2002 by the CIA to target Osama bin Laden after the series of attacks that occurred on United States soil on September eleventh. During the time of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, there was an estimated total of 100,000 flight hours by conducted by drones in support. Also known as unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs for short, drones are used by the military primarily for surveillance purposes. However, during recent years, drones have…

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    Whether it is military or civilian version these machines seem to be the small icon in the far distance being pointed in the sky across the world. Tomorrow you might see your pizza delivery person as a drone dropping off your hot, fresh pepperoni Pizza, no tip required. As the technology grows the use of drones in military and civilian use increase what seems to be daily. What are the purposes and uses of a military and civilian drone and what does this mean for the next generation are areas…

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    drones have proven to increase surveillance, reconnaissance, and general military intelligence. It basically fall into two categories: those that are used for reconnaissance and surveillance determinations and those that are armed with missiles and bombs. Drones warfare are unmanned flying apparatuses normally controlled by remote pilots.…

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    Abuse In Military

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    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment Barriers: Military Life vs. Civilian Life Marina Herrera Butte College Abstract This paper explores the interesting relationship between substance abuse and mental health problems among military and civilian life. As well as stigma barriers to treatment within a military vs. a civilian setting. The article “Substance Abuse and Mental Health Treatment in the Military: Lessons Learned and a Way Forward” written by Katie Witkiewitz and Armando…

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    1. This paper will discuss the problem the military is facing with current fiscal constraints and will present three possible solutions: consolidating military branches at Joint Bases, freezing military pay for five years, and replacing non-critical military personnel with civilian workers. This paper will present consolidating military branches at Joint Bases as the best solution. 2. With the enactment of the Budget Control Act of 2011, the US military’s budget was reduced by $487 billion…

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    Redeployment Analysis

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    Over the past week, I have learned how heavily war impacts the lives of civilians. I always had the notion that war was fought in battle fields, and far away from society. However, after reading Redeployment, I learned that I was very far off. In Iraq, neighborhoods and communities were destroyed as a result of the war. People’s homes were used as a battleground, and their society was destroyed. As a civilian, it was nearly impossible to continue with everyday life. Working, sleeping, running…

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    There are many political debates about gun control and there is not really an answer on how much gun control is actually needed in our country. Gun control has been a problem for many years and has technically two sides of the argument, there are the people that support gun control and there are the people that support the rights to own a gun. In today 's society there are many gun control laws, but people do not think its enough. A weapon is not some kind of toy that everyone should have, it…

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