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    Women In The Coast Guard

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    Only a little more than half of the people who try out for the Coast Guard are physically in shape for the challenges they need to face in training. Rescue swimmers should not feel safe in the water, however they should have confidence ("Rescue Swimmer"). In fact, the Coast Guard makes it very hard for females to be in the Coast Guard because the women have to be fully capable of everything the males are doing. The Coast Guard requires everyone to be physically fit, be able to participate in combat, and overcome threats in multiple places at the same time. The Coast Guard requires rescue swimmers to achieve the physical standards set for that specific job ("Content Server"). In fact the physical standards have been made difficult for the…

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    leaders and organizations how to inspire people (Simon Sinek INC n.d.). Mr. Sinek developed a concept called the Golden Circle, which is a concept that epitomizes why the Marine Corps is the most premiere fighting organization in the world. The Marine Corps started out with limited resources, a small amount of manpower, and a concise mission statement. According to the book First to Fight, “The initial mission of the Marine Corps was to provide security for the ships in which Marines were…

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    As a Marine, the civilian world sees us as an immaculate figure to the United States. In a way giving us the respect and honor we so proudly earn. Inside the Marine Corps we learn to honor these values and morals we received since boot camp. It molds us to become disciplined and show this figure to others. If we loose focus as a Marine we sadly decline that and become to be a lesser than normal civilian. The discipline and the honor fades immediately. One example of this is disrespecting…

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    Carlos Hathcock Carlos Hathcock always dreamed about becoming a Marine. So on the date May 20th, 1959 of his 17th birthday, he enlisted in the Marine Corps. Before, he deployed to Vietnam, Carlos Hathcock had won several shooting championships. At that time in Vietnam War, Carlos Hathcock had 93 verified kills of the North Vietnamese people. The Vietnamese people set out a $30,000 bounty to go after Carlos Hathcock. Also, the Vietnamese Army’s sniper’s called Carlos Hathcock “White Feather…

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    Chapter 7 begins shortly after the Patriots evacuated New York City with McCullough describing Washington and his troops completing one of the most dreadful, intolerable and draining retreats the Continental Army undergoed which ended up with Washington's troops crossing through New Jersey. Then, in complete despair Washington practically begged General Lee, by writing letters, to have him join Washington and his troops, but Lee declined his offer several times mostly due to Joseph Reed’s…

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    In reinforcing the claim that Simcoe was indeed forward thinking, a look at his latter governing position in northern Canada provides much insight. In his journal he writes, “The Governor is very anxious to oblige and please the Indians; his only son, a child of four years old, is dressed as an indian, and called Tioga, which name has been given by the Mohawks. This harmless farce may be of use in the intercourse with the Indians.” While the Americans typically destroyed relations with the…

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    but without the green coats which are worn during summer time. The Service Charlie’s are worn in the summer to take the place of Service Bravos at the same time every year. Which consist of a khaki short-sleeve shirt with green trousers and a green cover. Dress Blue Alphas, are only wore on formal occasions for things like weddings or the Marine Corps birthday ball. These have blue trousers with a black coat, white gloves, white cover, and a white belt. This uniform is especially worn during the…

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    females shouldn’t be allowed to fight in front line combat positions because of the culture of male to female relations and the danger to themselves and their unit. The Bible and our modern culture both portray the fact that men should be the protectors of females. In the Marine Corps Gazette, Captain Katie Petronio wrote an article titled, “Get over it! We Are Not All Created Equal.” A Christian…

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    It took two and a half days to move all of the ships through the Canal Zone and no one was sure the Hornet would make it through, but she did. The original plan was to send two transport ships escorted by the USS Iowa. Admiral Meyer had a change of heart when he was told the USS Midway was back on line and ready for duty. The Midway could take over patrolling the West Coast and if there were any bugs to be worked out of her she was still close to home. It was full speed ahead once…

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    Sangin Research Paper

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    Sangin, Afghanistan is a graveyard for U.S troops and Allied forces. From 2009 to 2012 no other district in Afghanistan has claimed more lives of coalition forces than the Sangin district. The United States and British troops combined have lost over 162 service members while being deployed to the area. While I was deployed to Sangin in 2010, my battalion lost nine Marines in four days during the first few weeks of the deployment. By the end of our deployment, we sustained more casualties…

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