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    not matter what the job is, the chances that a soldier will experience a form of trauma is almost guaranteed. It was no different for Lieutenant Commander Heidi Kraft. In her book, Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital, she discusses the trauma that she experienced in her seven months in Iraq, along with effects it had on her when she first returned back to the states. Dr. Heidi Kraft was a psychologist Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy. She…

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    mentally deformed, who might need a few dollars for a meal. The speaker keys in that he would help this poor fellow in need if he happened to need it. War at times is unavoidable; turning brother against brother, cause soldiers to question their motives, and hurt most soldiers for a long time. In Tim O’Brien’s, “The Things They Carried”, the author uses the presence of love to instill the reader with the idea war scarring soldiers. The lonely First Lieutenant longed for romance although the…

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    of his leave in Amiens, he was relieved to go back and see his friends again, but he was unaware of his friend Weir had been shot by a German Sniper, he cried and as very depressed for a while. While in France in 1918, Stephan and his close friend and fellow soldier Jack Firebrace were stretching a tunnel when there was an enemy explosion trapping them both with no way out. They were in the tunnel for a long time, thinking that they were going to die trapped in the tunnel. Close to the end, Jack…

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    The story narrated by Lieutenant Paull, describes how choosing to remain silent can impact the lives of others. In the story, Captain Oram is in charge of a submarine crew during a test run. Unfortunately, the submarine bumps into an unexpected mine causing it to crash into the bottom of the sea. With no chance of rescue arriving before five days, and only enough air to last twenty men two days. Commander Oram decides to save five lives, who will have enough air to stay alive till they are…

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    with him on late watch. He was in the 1st Division and I was in the 2nd. We would often make calls together on the border of our division so I was quite familiar with him and his strong work ethic. Lt. Judah was not my Lieutenant in the division so I immediately wondered why he wanted me to call him. I did not hesitate and called him back immediately. He congratulated me and said he was really glad that I had gotten promoted and looked forward to working with me in the division. His call…

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    Leonard Maurice Keysor born on 3rd of November 1885 in London England and died on 12th October 1951, Leonard had migrated to Australia just before war and worked as a clerk and enrolled a couple of months before the war, then In 1915 on the 25th of April he landed at Gallipoli where in a couple of months he was then advanced as Lance Corporal. The Victorian cross was established in 1856 by Queen Victoria, for this is the most distinguished award and is given for the most favourable acts of…

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    Accomplish the Mission with the Principles of Mission Command Trellis K. Littlejohn SLC 25B Class 005-18 Abstract Coalition Joint Task Force (CJTF) Commander MG Franklin Hagenbeck was faced with a difficult task of rooting enemy forces out of Shahikot Valley. This was a task originally to be completed using ground forces and minimal air support. MG Hagenbeck also was challenged with being the head of an operation but not having Command authority over unit slated to support. With him only…

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    “The Things They Carried” is a short story written by Tim O 'Brien in 1990, about several young American soldiers fighting in the Vietnam War on the outskirts of a small village, Than Khe. The soldiers are under the command of the main character, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. Through his storytelling, O’Brien describes the multiple weights and burdens young men of war carry in order to survive. The soldiers in Lieutenant Cross 's platoon carry more than just tangible burdens such as: weapons,…

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    to the people and environments around the soldiers, but to themselves as well. When men are shipped off to foreign lands, they become enmeshed in a whole new world, and feel very isolated from their home. The narrator, whether profoundly far away or intimately close, seems to be trying to present the fact that there is a palpable inhumanity associated with, and expected in war. O’Brien’s narrative in particular portrays the weight of war very well, not only the burden of their packs, and the…

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    emotion of guilt. Their circumstances, personal history and rationale do not matter when it comes to guilt. As an illustration, Lieutenant Jimmy Cross feels personally responsible for the death of his comrade Ted Lavender. While the Lieutenant is obsessing over his love interest Martha, a lonely girl that studies in New Jersey, Ted Lavender returns from the bathroom only to be shot in the head. As a result, Jimmy Cross believes that the negligence of his duties in favor of day-dreaming about…

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