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    1. Purpose: Embed uniformed military personnel with a transportation MOS within the LRC, Transportation sections. 2. Scope: Army-wide. All 73 LRCs across the United States Army. The LRC provides Logistics support to individual Soldiers and units assigned to or mobilizing in army installation during peace or war. The LRC exercises authority over and develops plans and policies for all installation Logistics activities, Supply, Services, Installation Logistics Automated Systems, Maintenance, and Transportation. The LRC consists of the Plans & Operations Division, Supply & Services Division, Maintenance Division, and Transportation Division 3. Problem Statement: Many LRC Transportation sections do not have uniformed military transporters in positions…

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    America launched Operation Enduring Freedom a month after the September 11th terrorist attack to overthrow the Taliban regime and destroy terrorist infrastructure in Afghanistan. For about two years only about 15,000–20,000 military personnel remained in Afghanistan, but recently the number of soldiers in Afghanistan has increased. In May 2009 former President Barack Obama declared he will be increasing American troops in Afghanistan by 17,000. With the increase of soldiers in Afghanistan enemy…

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    (1861-1865) and the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871) mark the start of formal medical attempts to address the problems of military Veterans exposed to combat” (Friedman, 2015, para. 3). Before this, PTSD and PTSD related symptoms were thought of as weaknesses in the soldiers who were fighting in the wars. They were looked down on and thought of as being cowards. It was not until military leaders and medical professionals began to realize something was not right that these symptoms were further…

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    only this, but women are twice as likely as men to develop PTSD, making one out of nine women prone to developing the disorder. These monstrous statistics display that the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder is much more common than one may imagine. When looking at cohort studies of PTSD, military veterans and personnel are often the target group of the population that are most likely to developing the disorder. Recent studies conducted by the Veterans Affairs “VA”, claim that the…

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    Night terrors, paranoia, lack of concentration, and constantly watching one 's back—these are just some of the troubles that someone with PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) deals with on a daily basis. This disorder is highly misunderstood and hard to diagnose. According to the author of Cop Shock, Allen Kates (1999, 59) states, “The American Psychiatric Association suggests that therapists should not even attempt a diagnosis of PTSD until the sufferer has experienced 'disturbances '…

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    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in the Military Craigen, L. M., Cole, R., Paiva, I., & Levingston, K. (2014). Secondary traumatic stress and the role of the human service practitioner: Working effectively with veterans ' families. Journal of Human Services, 34(1), 38-51. This article looks at secondary traumatic stress (STS), one potential side effect of PTSD experienced by service members ' families. The authors first define and describe PTSD to include the stigma surrounding the mental…

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    Forbes magazine has named enlisted military personnel as the most stressful job the last couple years. As a former enlisted member of the military this has changed the way I look at recreation. Before studying recreation, things like hiking, fishing, and working out were always things I just did for fun, but now I understand how important those things were for my mental health. For three years I worked and lived in the same building with the same people, sometimes I felt like there was no escape…

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    War Dogs Research Paper

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    War Dogs V.S Veterans Have you ever come into contact with a veteran? Well I have and I still contact him to this day. This soldier's name is Chad Allen Davis and he is my father. After he came home from war he was worn out, and beaten up. If that is how a soldier looks after war I wonder how a war dog would look. War dogs work hard to overcome many obstacles that could easily harm them. Sometimes those obstacles could kill them. So why do they get treated differently than a Veteran even though…

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    Proudly serving more than 3,000 patients annually, UCLA has worked hand-in-hand with the Veterans Administration through numerous special programs including UCLA’s Center for Advanced Surgical and Interventional Technology; the UCLA Brain Injury Research Center, the Ronald Katz Center for Collaborative Military Medicine, UCLA Operation Mend, the Nathanson Family Resilience Center, and the UCLA / Duke University National Center for Child Traumatic Stress’ Military Families Program and provide a…

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    The Sniper Summary

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    “The Sniper” Analysis War can change the history of a country in a single day. The story attempts to portray this topic by informing the readers of one of the many events that can happen in the day to day life of a soldier. The soldiers are affected mentally, as much as they are physically, if they survive to make it home. As we see, Liam O’Flaherty’s character almost does not survive. The author, Liam O’Flaherty was born in Inishmore, Ireland which most likely led to him choosing to…

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