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    The Marine Corps Beginnings On November 10,1775, the Continental Congress establishes the Marine Corps, the Continental Congress meeting in Philadelphia passed a resolution stating that “ two battalions of Marines be raised” for service as landing forces with the fleet. The date regarded and celebrated as the date of the Marine Corps birthday November 10. Each year on this day around the world Marines toast the birthplace on the most significant date in Marine Corps history. It all started in a bar “Tun Tavern,” and this could of never happened without famous people like Ben Franklin, Robert Mullen, and Samuel Nicholas, first Marine Commandant, and some of the battles that put Marines on the map. It all began in 1685, when Samuel Carpenter…

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    creating change. Whether it be by inspiration, motivation, or workspace culture individuals at all levels have the ability to do more than just punch in and punch. Management is the completion of goals accurately and with orderly results. All individuals have the ability to execute the management function just like the leadership function. I have not worked with a civilian(s) until I got this job. I am the only uniform in the building. Although I do not have much experience in regards…

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    didn’t like me dating guys period. From the day he found out I had a boyfriend, things changed. He would call me rude names and he made me insecure about myself. I tried not to let it show that his words were really hurtful because then he would probably think that he won the argument. I always tried hurting him back by telling him stuff so he would feel the pain he was giving me but looking back at it, I was being really immature. Later on my brother and I became closer because of my…

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    120. Oh well I remember saying, and thinking what shall life bring? As that next week went by I took a good look at what I wanted to do. No I had no thoughts of running to Canada to escape the draft. Yes, Vietnam was still going on and yes solders where still getting killed. I decided I will make the best of it and instead of waiting for then to send the draft notice I went down to the government building on a Monday morning and look into the different services and what they had to offer. I…

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    Short Story: Boot Camp

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    Chapter 1 Deployment: It had been a rough nine weeks for the young marine. Boot camp was nothing he had expected, there wasn’t a single moment he wasn’t tired or getting yelled at. The 24 year old Adam Carmicheal stared out the window of the hummer, military armor, very safe very hot. A few beads of sweat rolled down his pale skin. He pushed up his falling glasses, not even a few days into deployment and he already hated Iraq. He had been greeted by some not-so-friendly locals who through items…

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    There was neither an executive nor a judicial branch. In Novemember 1777 the draft of the articles that the continental congress submitted to the states for ratification specifically rejected a plan for an executive proposed by James Dickinson and the committee of thirteen the year before. The dickinson draft had provided for a council of state appointed by congress and for other officers for managing the general affairs of the united states. The council would have commanded of the military,…

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    Marine Corps Description

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    The Marine Corps has been involved in irregular warfare for the last 10 plus years of counter-terrorism and counterinsurgency in Iraq, Afghanistan, and several other countries as part of the Global War on Terror. The Marine Corps is still involved in irregular warfare on several fronts; albeit at a significantly lower level compared to the era of the Iraq and Afghanistan plus ups. Considering our more modern military campaigns and the current global situation, it is more likely that the U.S.…

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    similarities surrounds being involved in the military. Benedict Arnold was a general during the Revolutionary War, and Joseph McCarthy was a first lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. They both also are similar in their abandonment of their roots. McCarthy was originally a full-blooded Democrat, but left and began to represent the Republican party. This connects with Benedict Arnold, as he was originally a Major General for the Continental army until he switched sides during the war to…

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    Despite their intentions, a majority of marine conservation acts passed by Congress have not been enforced properly or are ignored entirely. Some environmentalists argue that we as citizens are to blame because we are too busy with our personal lives to care about the environment—most of us don’t recycle, utilize alternative sources of energy, or think twice about the detrimental effects that our lifestyles and everyday habits have on the oceans, let alone any other ecosystem or even the Earth,…

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    Marine Pollution: Causes There are many observable attributes in which we can classify the various types of marine pollution. Marine Pollution is a major setback and not only hampers the marine species but also is passed on to the land animals as well. Sea water covers around 2/3rd of the planet, which plays an important role in maintaining the essential biological and ecological balance. There has been increasing amount and the various kinds of waste products which originates from expanding…

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