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  • San Francisco Bay Area Boundaries

    San Francisco Bay Area Military Housing Area Boundaries The San Francisco Bay Area is home to the most competitive job and housing markets in the nation. Coast Guard personnel based on Yerba Buena Island (YBI) are receiving an improper Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rate. San Francisco and Oakland are separated by a toll bridge and are less than ten miles apart, yet are considered to be two different military housing areas (MHA). The two MHA’s have significantly different BAH rates. There…

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  • San Francisco BART Case Study

    established during the meeting. With the expansion of population within the Bay area due to post war migration, new solutions needed to be established in order to deal with the growing concerns of congested roads. In order to address these growing concerns, the state legislature created a 26 person San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit Commission in 1951. The commission was composed of members from nine of the counties surrounding the Bay Area. They were responsible for conducting a study in…

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  • A Few Good Men: Film Analysis

    Henry David Thoreau once said, “disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.” In Rob Reiner’s film “A Few Good Men,” two obedient marines were inaccurately convicted of conduct unbecoming of a United States Marine. In the middle of the night, Harold Dawson and Louden Downey, entered the barracks of William Santiago. Dawson and Downey issued a code red to Santiago, exacerbating a condition and causing him to die of Lactic Acidosis (A Few Good Men). Dawson and…

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  • Persuasive Essay: Should Guantanamo Bay Stay Open?

    Guantanamo bay is a prison camp built by the United States to hold and interrogate suspected terrorists, extremists and prisoners of war from other countries, with these interrogations we have received valuable information that has helped us prevent and stop terrorist attacks that would have taken many innocent lives, this is why i believe it would be a mistake to shut down guantanamo bay or change the interrogation methods that we have used over the years to gather the valuable information we…

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  • Individuals In A Dystopian Society

    The enduring value of dystopias lies in its ability to speak to the significant role of individuals as agents of hope and life in a despondent society whose limitations aim to caution the audience of alarming contextual trends. Dystopian literature is a product of dark times and a vehicle for moving its readers to see the differences of an elsewhere and thus think critically about their current world and the issues within it (Baccolini, 2004). Alfonso Cuarón, director of Children of Men (2006),…

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  • Case Study: Bowe Bergdahl

    desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. He has been a political lightning rod since he was exchanged in May 2014 in a prisoner swap approved by the White House in which five Taliban officials were released from the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and kept under supervised watch in Qatar. The decision was made by Gen. Robert Abrams, the four-star commander of U.S. Army Forces Command at Fort Bragg, N.C. It came after Bergdahl broke his…

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  • Conflict At Guantanamo: America's Fight Against Terrorism

    called for immediate actions to take place. The opening the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, nicknamed Gitmo, was one of the first actions that President Bush took in the fight against terrorism. Now one person could have predicted the enormous conflict that the prison would be apart of years later. As prison was issued to close by newly elected President Obama, many raised the question, is the camp necessary? The Guantanamo Bay detention camp is a legal and necessary part of the way that The…

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  • Guantanamo Bay Detention Center Case Study

    The significance of President Obama’s proposal of closing the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center could not be more delayed from both a moral and justice standpoint. A case in point is that the infamous detention center continues negatively to be seen as an inhumane facility that violated the human rights and lack of due process for detainees. On January 22, 2009, President Obama’s proposal of closing the detention facility in one year showed the slightest of promises to say the least. For example,…

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  • San Francisco Earthquake

    Earthquake outlook for the San Francisco Bay region 2014 -2043, reports different important contents about earthquakes which are preparing for an earthquake, why earthquakes occur in the San Francisco area, how scientists calculate earthquake probabilities, how it will affect you, and how to protect yourself and your family. Per the U.S Geological Survey (2016) reported that earthquake preparedness helps to help reduce the number of hazards. On August 24, 2014, a large earthquake with a…

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  • Overcrowding In Prisons

    the Black Guerrilla Family, the Northern Structure, or the Nazi Lowriders," the last two mentioned are branches of Nuestra Familia and the Aryan Brotherhood, respectively (10). Gang violence is so extreme that prison guards at the B Yard of Pelican Bay State Prison, which is about “four miles from the Pacific Ocean in one direction and 20 miles from the Oregon border in the other,” have to release the inmates of different gangs in “special order,” to avoid any problems (10). During their yard…

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