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  • Sumner Kimball

    visionary leader. He established and championed a simple yet revolutionary plan for developing the country’s professional maritime lifesaving service. According to the book The U.S. Lifesaving Service (Heroes, Rescues, and Architecture of the early Coast Guard) by Ralph Shanks “he was concerned with acquiring quality personnel, building new stations nationwide, and improving rescue equipment.” I am going to describe how he accomplished these ideals utilizing a transformational leadership…

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  • Hurricane Katrina Report

    For instance, among the many agencies one that stood out the most was the coast guard. This agency managed to rescue around 34,000 people in need during this tragic time (A&E Television Network, 2014). This was indeed an important thing during this time, they managed to show people that they were there to help and because of the…

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  • The Relationship Between Gender And Stress Levels

    The transition from high school to postsecondary education can be a stressful time for students. Many try their best at maintaining all their responsibilities as a student including their social, professional and academic lives. Students attending universities often report being overwhelmed or overly stressed, ranging from moderate to severe stress that can be difficult to deal with (Sax, 1997). In past studies, researchers believed that both men and women have differences in the way they deal…

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  • Army Materiel Command

    In evaluating the situation, it was easy to see that the Coast Guard was technically disadvantaged. At this time, the Coast Guard IT infrastructure consisted of a custom designed workstation, sever and network. It was ahead of its time and offered the capability of unclassified agency wide e-mail and file sharing, and in the early 90s this was far beyond other services. The Coast Guard did not have a classified network, but did have some standalone systems at the collateral…

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  • Personal Narrative: Life Before And After Hurricane Katrina

    survive, and the destruction of Katrina to the city all horrified me. The National Government, also know as the Bush Administration, did a terrible job at maintaining social order before, during, and after Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast. I would give them an F on…

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  • Personal Statement Of Leadership In The Chief Petty Officers Academy

    be.” That simple statement resonated with me, and from that moment forward I was all in. I like to think that I did put my full effort into the class, and I will most certainly take away plenty from this experience as I move forward in my life and Coast Guard career. With that being said, simply learning the material is not enough. To quote the Leadership Development Framework (Leadership Development Framework 2-3), “It is important that you incorporate newly acquired skills into current…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Interpretation

    technical proficiency and overall excellence in the recording industry, without regard to the album sales or chart position.” Album of the year is easily the most prestigious award category at the Grammy’s and has been since 1959. Kendrick Lamar, a West Coast rapper, was recently nominated for 11 Grammys; almost surpassing the late Michael Jackson’s record of 12 nominations. Kendrick Lamar’s third studio album “To Pimp a Butterfly”, is one of the greatest albums of this decade. Because of it’s…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Offshore Oil Drilling Off The Coast Of North Carolina

    Should oil drilling be allowed off the coast of North Carolina? This question has sparked mass controversy not only in North Carolina but around the world. With population growth at an all-time high and demand for natural resources increasing rapidly, the race to energy security for our nation has escalated. In 2015, the Obama administration, declared the consideration of allowing offshore oil drilling off the coasts of Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. The U.S Department of…

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  • Case Study: Senior Enlisted Leadership Roles

    have limited choices for their next unit; which are often outside of RCD (Reasonable Commuting Distance). Command must eliminate rating designations from reserve E-8 and E-9 billets. 2. Over the last several years, we have seen a move in the Coast Guard’s Senior Enlisted Leadership Roles from that of a technical expert to a leader who monitors, manages, and evaluates the readiness of their members to include training to meet…

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  • Biggie Smalls Biography

    Several responses were made from West Coast rappers, including “Fuck South-Bronx” by Tweedy Bird Loc. The conflict continued to escalate gradually. Meanwhile, West Coast rap, through Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, continued to grow in popularity and became the focus of rap music. When Bad Boy Records and Biggie released Ready to Die, the East Coast got back into the spotlight. However, just two months after the release, Tupac was shot at the New…

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