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    Military Weapons Evolution

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    1 Running head: THE ENLISTED WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR COURSE THE ENLISTED WEAPONS INSTRUCTOR COURSE Evolution of the Enlisted Weapons Instructor Course Matthew Tinck United States Army Sergeant?s Major Academy Evolution of the Enlisted Weapons Instructor Course Discussion The enlisted Weapons Instructor Course owes much of the credit to the Aerial Gunnery School, which was created nearly six decades in a time when the nation was involved in a World War, which had been fought on two different fronts. This was a time before the jet-age, before that atom bomb, at a time the nation was just a world power, not the superpower it would later become. The beginning of the United States Air Force Weapons School traces its roots to the enlisted Airman who attended one of the many Aircraft Gunnery schools established throughout much of the United States during and after World War II. This school was located at Las Vegas Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada. Today it is known as Nellis AFB. The majority of the students who attended the gunnery school were enlisted men, trained in the skills of…

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    At some point in everyone’s life, someone or something stands out to them in a way that nothing else does. It could be an individual or an event that stands out to them in a positive or even a negative way. For me however, it was a person named Master Sergeant James Sherrod. I encountered MSgt Sherrod at work and he impacted me in a way that would shape my whole future and military career. I didn’t know it at the time, but he was a blessing in my life, especially when I didn’t want to believe…

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    What They Do The U.S. military is what I want to do for my carrier they serve and protect the united states and they are different type of people who protects them like the air force is what I want to go and serve I don’t know what job I want to do yet but I’m looking in to what options I have. If the air force doesn’t work out I’ll just go to the U.S. National Guard and help people around the world. How do I become one? How do I become one? Well, I’ll have to talk to a recruiter and take a…

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    political ideology is “branch culture”. Each branch has a unique culture and mission that it corresponds with. The political ideology differences could be rooted in the popular reputation that each unique branch portrays and what type of recruit is drawn to these branches. For example, “The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight, and win…in the air, space, and cyberspace. To achieve that mission the Air Force has a vision of Global Vigilance, Reach and Power (U.S. Air Force:…

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    Kandahar International Airport, Afghanistan. The Major and SMS were making their rounds to the respective bases where their candidates were located. In all cases, the candidates nor their own command knew that they were even being considered and they were going to be interviewed. They were crisscrossing the United States, then Europe didn’t find anyone candidate to their liking or any that were willing to commit. There next stop was Afghanistan where they had three potential candidates all…

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    Since graduating from Weber State University (WSU) with a Bachelors of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology (BSEET) in 2010, I have been working as an engineer in many capacities. Recently, I was promoted to a technical leadership position, and have realized that most engineers will face the decision in their careers to stay technical or to pursue a management path. It is because of my desire to delve deeper into the technical aspects of my work that I am applying for admissions to the…

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    The Issue of Sexual Assault in the Military In 2013 there were 28,700 military members that were sexually assaulted (Cernak). It is one of the largest issues in the United States military and it is being handled very poorly. All of the militaries time and money being out towards sexual assault are being used on repetitive training that is obviously not working because the numbers of sexual assaults going the wrong direction every year. Because of this training, victims know the options…

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    on the lack of minorities in the officer ranks. Women and minorities have only a small percentage of being senior officers compared to the more than seventy percent of whites in the active duty military. In 2008, Congress ordered a report; the Military Leadership Diversity Commissioned…

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    Specifically, if I harbor negative feeling on a recent or purposed change, I tend to dwell on those emotions. Rather, the behavior that I should adopt, is to analyze why the change is needed and who will it positively affect. Once I learn the positive aspects of the change, it will be easier for me to view it in a positive manner. Next, I must identify the possible barriers that could hinder my growth and discover a way to over come them. A barrier that I believe could hinder my growth would…

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    Air Force Culture Essay

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    Air Force culture is one like no other. Culture strength is the agreement among individuals within an organization to hold specific values and way of doing things. The Oath of Enlistment is the first agreement that individual takes before becoming an Airmen. They swear to protect and defend the Constitution with their life and to obey the orders of the officers appointed over them. Right from the start, the Air Force displays a consistent characteristics of a responsive culture. Responsive…

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