Fort Bliss

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  • Fort Bliss History

    Fort Bliss is a United States Army post that resides in El Paso, Texas. This fort has its place in history, which still stands between the borders of Mexico and the United States. Fort Bliss has become successful from its many contributions to the military and for our country. The evolution of Fort Bliss has altered throughout the years. It started from the day it was founded, its location, and its functions. It has performed many roles that have made it advantageous to the United States Army. William Wallace Smith Bliss was a math educator who was drafted for the Mexican-American war. Bliss transferred into the Texas and Mexico area during his employment in the army. During his active duty of war, Bliss had received the title of a colonel.…

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  • Personal Narrative: Soccer In The Barrio

    learning and fun. I say they are my family because I have come to the point in touching each one of their lives as well as them touching my own. The bond we share is special and unique, something I have never found anywhere else, it is as if I am their older brother. I know how to have fun and appreciate their companionship in the moment, which makes it even more memorable. Seeing that smile in that boy or girl I helped is seeing that momentary happiness that I cultivated with joy. When I go to…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Owe My Father

    Then, he bought a house in a good neighborhood near Five Points and moved us out of the barrio in south El Paso. Since we were still very poor, he could not afford the monthly payment on the mortgage, and so he moved us into the basement, while he rented the house to an Anglo family from Ft. Bliss, a military base. Next, he and his friends from the warehouse built an apartment in back of the house, and we moved there for a couple of years. Meanwhile, my brothers and sisters attended the better…

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  • Graphic Violence In Sicario

    Sicario, a thriller starring Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, and Josh Brolin, opened in theaters nationwide this week to warm reviews, as well as controversy. Sicario finds Kate Macer (Blunt), a straight-laced F.B.I. agent thrown into a world of high-intensity, life-or-death scenarions, as she ahs been recruited into a cartel-busting task force led by Matt Graver (Brolin), and associate Alejandro (Del Toro), who are at the opposite end of the personality spectrum from Macer; they are unorthodox…

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  • Freedom Janitorial Service Case Study

    Willie Jenkins took off in his solo venture by building a small business in janitorial cleaning around the bases of Ft. Bliss, White Sand Missile Range, Holloman Air Force Base, and the city of El Paso. They also provide services to many large construction and trucking companies. His start-up team was just him. At that time, he was trying to gain experience in cleaning a few homes from the members of his church. Gaining from that experience, he decided it was something he would want to do.…

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  • The Geography Of Bliss Analysis

    This quote from Eric Weiner’s travel narrative, The Geography of Bliss, epitomizes an American perspective on thinking. Before his travels pursuing happiness, Weiner never had to consider what thinking did, or does, emotionally. Like many Americans, I find my perspective to be limited in that we Americans do not naturally consider how our thinking is affecting our own happiness. In his book, Weiner finds that other countries have views very contradictory to ours at home. Weiner even points out…

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  • The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

    the Mughal empire. The fourth useful action, creating monumental architecture, was extremely useful in the Mughal empire because it showed sovereignty, wealth and combination of culture. Akbar’s Mughal architecture is a mixture of Persian, Islamic, and Hindu styles. Because of the combination, it allows none of those cultures to be left behind and everyone unite together. As a leader, Akbar the Great did a great job because the idea of compromising these cultures together results in less…

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  • Relationship Between Imagination And Technology

    City, Arizona at the time. This is about 5 minutes driving distance from Sierra Vista, Arizona (the next town over), and about an hour south of the next major city, Tucson. She was enrolled in Tombstone High School: a senior, ready to graduate and venture out into the world on her own. She said that the most important relationships at this time for her were certainly with her parents – my great grandmother and my great grandfather. My great grandfather held the value of family to be very…

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  • Military Deployment Essay

    My wife was currently employed at a Child Development Center on Fort Riley. It was raining and she was on her way to work when she lost control of our vehicle skidded off the road and rolled our vehicle over on its top. She was immediately taken to the hospital from the scene of the accident. She was hospitalized for two days and released after a few tests. Two days later around midnight we received a call from Irwin Army Community Hospital stating that the protein in my wife’s urine was too…

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  • New Belgium Beer Case Study

    Brewing Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility is essential to all corporations and how they are viewed by the public. Along with corporate social responsibility, sustainability is also very important to a corporation’s success. New Belgium Brewing has taken sustainability and corporate social responsibility into consideration in their everyday business practices. The corporate culture of New Belgium Brewing will be detailed explaining how they handle environmental issues that…

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