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  • Tariq Ba Odah Injustice

    There is a great amount of injustices are happening all around us as we speak and we are aware of maybe half of them. For example, In America you have to have been charged with a crime to be in prison. Tariq Ba Odah has been imprisoned since 2002 without charge. Many changes have occurred since his arrest, police injustice towards him, and attempts to close Guantanamo. Tariq Ba Odah may die in Guantanamo if he soon isn’t released. He has been on a hunger strike for eight years now and is in a very unhealthy condition. Tariq Ba Odah’s life before the arrest was as normal as anyone else’s. Ba Odah was born in 1978 in the Shabwah district of Yemen where he lived until the age of one. He spent his early life as a child in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in a beautiful home surrounded by his parents and his many brothers and sisters. Ba Odah says that growing up, he lived a very peaceful and happy life with a wonderful family. Now, with him in prison he lives on just the memories from his childhood. He is always saying that the worst part about being in prison for him is that he is so far away from his family and never gets to see them. In 2002, Ba Odah was arrested by the Pakistan police and was (still is) very confused why, he says he wasn’t doing anything that would even get him a slight of a chance to get arrested. Ba Odah reports that, to this, he still does not know the true justification for his initial arrest. He was accused of having gone to the region to fight with the Taliban…

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  • The Accounting Cycle

    ledger ( T accounts) for the specified amount this includes all cash, equipment, supplies, purchases, revenue earned, etc. and calculate the balance of each. Fourth one would calculate and record the balance of each of the account ledgers (T accounts) and prepare the unadjusted trial balance. Fifth one would enter the unadjusted trial balance on to a worksheet, this is just again recording the balance with the appropriate account. The sixth step is to determine, journalize and record the…

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  • The Sniper Summary

    “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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  • PTSD: Tragic Disorder In Veterans

    PTSD is one of the most horrific disorders known to man. PTSD is a mental disorder that affects people that have been through a traumatic experience in their lives. It is very common with veterans. Around 30% of all veterans that have been exposed to combat will suffer from PTSD. Since the government is so willing to send soldiers to war, they should also be willing to take care of the ones that get PTSD. The normal suicide rate for males in the United States is 19.4 per 100,000. For veterans,…

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  • The Challenges Of Disrence In Homer's The Odyssey

    A veteran comes back from the war in Vietnam. Some people thank him for his services and some people dishonor him for what he did in the war.Many people treat veterans with disrespect because of what they did during their time in combat or even what they did when they came back. Returning veterans or people get treated with either honor, mental help, or with disrespect but mostly disrespect and mental help. Odysseus thinks he will be accepted walking in the castle he once lived in but, he has a…

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  • Mental Stressors In The Military Essay

    Introduction According to Seligman & Fowler (2011), the response of psychology to the needs of the US military intensified during the First and the Second World Wars (p. 82). This followed the increasing levels of anxiety, suicide, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and the need for highly resilient army officers who would undertake the unforeseen future warfare. During the world wars, many psychological problems evolved among the soldiers. For example, there were high cases of…

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  • Soldiers Returning Home Analysis

    Soldiers returning home For veterans, the war does not end on the battlefield. Mental illnesses such as PTSD and depression follow men and women into their homes, affecting their daily lives. In the article “Soldiers returning home are faced with a heartbreaking problem most people don’t understand” from Business Insider, Sebastian Junger states his symptoms of short term PTSD. When Junger returned home, he experienced lack of interest in things he once enjoyed. The switch from war to home was…

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  • Insanity In The Things They Carried

    A soldier who goes into war will never come out being the same man. The psychological stress of war makes every soldier lose their mind, in both clinical and/or abstract terms. The clinical definition of insanity is “a severely disordered state of the mind usually occurring as a specific disorder” (Merriam-Webster). The abstract definition is “to deal with heightened stress in un-methodistic ways”. In The Things They Carried, by writer and Vietnam war veteran, Tim O’Brien, every character deals…

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  • The Role Of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder In Veterans

    osttraumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD or Posttraumatic syndrome, is a disease that affects individuals who have been exposed to different types of trauma, and more specifically, soldiers and veterans who have been exposed to war. According to the Wounded Warrior Project, “as of September 1, 2015, 400,000 military personnel are dealing with posttraumatic stress disorder, and unfortunately, more women will be exposed than men”, (woundedwarriorproject.org). Many of today’s veterans…

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  • Causes And Treatments Of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

    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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