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  • Fire Chief Case Study

    I will be commenting on the following dilemma a fire chief than is working to serve his firefighters to protect the community versus a fire chief that works for the government to protect the community. I will indicate if this dilemma is true or false and why. Being a leader of a Fire service in any place in our modern world is no easy task with more and more being demanded from communities and less that governments want to provide the harder this task will become in the future. Through reading…

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  • Military: The Roman Military

    The Roman Military The Roman Empire was arguably one of the most technologically advanced powers of all time. The feats they accomplished with their limited technology is mind blowing, even today we are still trying to figure out how they accomplished everything. The Roman Military is an example of how advanced the Roman Empire was during this era. From the incredible machinery to their quick witted tactics during a time of war, the Romans were the rulers of the world. Furthermore, they…

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  • The Role Of PTSD In Veterans

    Close your eyes and imagine that you are sitting in the middle of a desert thousands of miles from home. The sun is beating down on you, sand and dirt are stinging your skin and eyes, and you are running on little or no sleep. As you look to your left and then to your right at the brothers and sisters who are now your extended family, your mind shifts to the loved ones waiting for you at home. Wondering what they are doing at this very moment. What have I missed out on? Then you are suddenly…

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  • African American Struggle In The Civil War Essay

    Imagine fighting for a great cause, not only for your country but for your own race! African Americans fought for both the Confederates and the Union. Some of these African Americans were former slaves, others were African Americans who wanted to abolish (or get rid of) slavery. Over 180,000 African Americans served in the Civil War. Many however, were not recognized after the war ended. At the time when the Civil War occurred there were over 4 million slaves in the south. The Union fought to…

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  • Saving Private Ry Film Analysis

    In the early overcast morning, American troops gather in formation as they are riding to shore in the “Higgins Boats”. The camera pans backwards presenting a small platoon of soldiers: two of them are vomiting while the others are stuck with fear and nerves, which are glued to their faces. In the background, several of these boats are shown advancing to shore. As they encroach the shoreline, the boats ramp begins to…

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  • Keeping The Moral Rule Of Don T Deceive

    Don’t Deceive Growing up, we have all heard the children’s fairy tale “Little Red Riding Hood.” I am sure we all remember that in the story, the wolf swallowed grandma whole. He then deceived Little Red Riding Hood into thinking he was her grandma by taking her place. Of course, this was just a children’s fairy tale. Unfortunately, deceiving is not, and it occurs way more often than we would like. In this essay, I will explore the different reasons behind why people try to keep the moral rule…

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  • The My Lai Massacre

    The My Lai Massacre took place on March 16, 1968, in a small village located in the Quang Ngai province named My Lai. The U.S. soldiers thought of My Lai as a stronghold of their Viet Cong enemies, and was a frequent target of U.S. and South Vietnamese bombing attacks. An American contingent of 100 soldiers, “Charlie Company”, led by Lieutenant William L. Calley, had received poor intelligence and were told that they would encounter many Viet Cong. After the murder of 504 innocent civilians, the…

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  • Tim O Brien Critical Analysis

    The Critical Analysis of Tim O’Brien War never changes, but war changes people. The soldier pays the ultimate price for freedom and peace. The war always stays with the soldier even long after the battles are over. Tim O’Brien is one of those soldiers who payed the price and survived the war, but internally never leaving the Vietnam War. In The Things They Carried, O’Brien uses his life experiences from the Vietnam War and his childhood, the protest during the war, and his ideologies from the…

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  • Personal Narrative-Down, But Not Out !

    “Down, But Not Out.” “There it is Privates!” Drill Sergeant Gonzales yelled. As we all rounded the narrow and winding road through the Ozark Mountains, my heart began to race. All 250 of us slowed down to form a formation in front of what appeared to be the biggest climb we had seen and were not expecting to see for the next few weeks. Screaming at the top of his lungs, Drill Sergeant Galloway said “This is Engineer Hill, and starting in two minutes you all have thirty minutes to make this…

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  • Police Leadership Case Study

    As Stojkovic and his colleagues point out, “leadership is a process that effectively accomplishes organizational goals.” As clearly and eloquently stated, leadership is not something that can be accomplished in a day or two. Instead, it is process that takes time and demands patience, think of it like a married couple who are through a rough patch in their marriage and they decided to see a marriage counselor to help them improve. The marriage counselor will see their problems and give them some…

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