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  • Operation Husky Failure

    Eisenhower was the Allied Commander in Chief for HUSKY. His principle deputies were all British. Admiral Cunningham commanded naval forces. Air Marshal Tedder commanded air forces. General Alexander was dual-hatted as Eisenhower’s deputy and the ground forces commander. Montgomery and Patton each commanded a joint task force under Alexander. The geographic separation of the key decision makers and the commander’s preoccupation with current operations in North Africa hampered planning for HUSKY. The lack of active leadership from either Eisenhower or Alexander during the planning process debilitated the process resulting in “near paralysis over HUSKY.” This lack of leadership allowed inter-Allied and inter-service rivalries prevalent during the Africa campaign to continue during HUSKY planning. The safe dispersion of the fleet was Cunningham’s primary concern, while Tedder fixated…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Child Soldiers

    characters were real. This is still the same for the kids today. Their brains can be easily manipulated. The army commander may tell them that they are doing right by going out and killing these people, and the kids will easily believe them. Such as when Ishmael Beah is being trained to be a child soldier. His commander told him, “‘Visualize the banana tree as the enemy, the rebels who killed your parents, your family, and those who are responsible for everything that has happened to you,’ the…

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  • Captain Rink Character Analysis

    Robert: So, in your experience, four tenths below the Commanders average, how detrimental is that to someone’s career? Captain Rink: None whatsoever. Robert: Would that be evidence by the fact that he actually received a promotion? Captain Rink: Yes, absolutely. Robert: Okay, and again, I know that you said you had no knowledge of the conversation that he alleged that you had with him, but did that conversation play at all into the statement in the FITREP or making my .4 below your…

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  • Personal Narrative: Why Teenagers Are Coming Home

    That was one bus ride that I would never forget. The bus ride to our basic training base. Right after we, newly recruited soldiers sat down, three commanders got on the bus one after the other. Their uniform nice and ironed with a bright green rope hanging from their shoulders to symbolize that they were commanders. All three of them had two bars sewed onto both sleeves to mark their rank. Both of these things giving them authority. Introduced themselves but told us that we were to never call…

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  • Castiglione's Courtier Analysis

    The courtier needs to be every efficient in decision making when it comes to battle and the presence of his subordinates, but not overly ostentatious. Castiglione wants his courtier to obey his commander, but be able to make his own decisions based off his own intelligence. This individual needs to know about the great commanders from the past such as, Caesar, Scipio Africanus, and Alexander, who fought for glory and their names to revered for all time. However, the courtier should not seek the…

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  • Organizational Structure: A Case Study

    Group. Utilizing the knowledge of all the six components; the Work Specialization factor includes the separation of tasks intothe Medical Operations Squadron (MDOS) and the Medical Support Squadron (MDSS). Departmentalization breaks down each of the main missions into categories. Therefore, MDOS has departments of Family Practice, Women’s Health, Dental, Mental Health etc. MDSS includes: Logistics, Readiness, Records/Administration, Referrals, etc. Chain of Command deals with point of contacts…

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  • Master And Commander Analysis

    As a genre of literature with a setting on or near the sea, nautical fiction focuses on the human relationship to the sea and sea voyages and highlights nautical culture in these environments. “Master and commander”, a 2003 American historical drama film written, produced and directed by Peter Weir. Because both the written and film version of Master and Commander were created long after the characteristics of nautical themes and perceptions solidified into literature, the film draws to many…

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  • Cmr Training Report

    Summary: 12th CAB held their TMR on 27 October 2016, from 1500 to 1745 hours at building Berlin conference room clay Kaserne. The BDE Commander, COL Waters and his BN Commanders and staff briefed the USAREUR Deputy Commander, MG McGuire and USAREUR Staff on the BDE training Management Review for the 3rd and 1st QTR FY17 and the planned training Priorities & Challenges. Also the BDE Commander presented the BDE training plans for the next 12 months. The BDE Commander discuss that the 12thCAB HQ is…

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  • The Importance Of The Commander-In-Chief

    What is power, according to the Keeping the Republic by Christine Barbour, and Gerald C. Wright it is defined as, the ability to get other people to do what you want. Out of all the five choices given the one that has the most power in our policy system is the Commander-in-Chief aka the President. Not President Obama because his leaving the White House on January 20, 2017 but he is still the Commander-In-Chief until the said date. The upcoming Commander-In- Chief is President Elect Trump. This…

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  • Multi-National Commander Strength

    Developing unity is possibly the greatest challenge a commander has with multi-national operations. If a commander is successful in developing unity, unity can also be the greatest strength. In order for a multi-national commander to achieve success and develop unity, he needs to understand the different cultures within his organization, to develop a set of shared values, and show commitment in a shared cause. The first step to success in multi-national operations is cultural understanding. …

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