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    Personal Experience Paper My eyes explode open. The vehicle’s cabin is filled with a gray, dusty smoke. Something is wrong. What just happened? Muscle-memory kicks in. In combat situations, leadership and training, is essential to defining the life-saving steps for any situation. Be, Know, Do and the NCO Creed are the cornerstones for the successful noncommissioned officer. “The Day”, Baghdad, Iraq General David Petraeus was the Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq (MNF-I). Petraeus was leading a military operations surge in Iraq. One of the goals was to counter Shia militia, especially in Baghdad. My team, Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA 5136), was tasked to target Shia militias in the Sadr City area of Baghdad. We…

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    The idea of forming a better society quickly manifest itself in several unique forms. Some took to writing and planning the best ways to organize and shape a city. Others built the cities in the way they felt would best suit the needs of it’s people. All over the globe men and women debated in both literature and city planning what the best way was to plan human society. The likes of Thomas Moore wrote through their books that the best way to achieve a Utopia like state was to create a city in…

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    Urban Expansion

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    animals. As we moved into the industrial, factories and city centers began being built. There arose a need for adequate living arrangements for the people that worked in the factories and city centers. Urban areas designed to accommodate large numbers of families began to spring up around these factories and city centers. Fast forward to today and we have 78% of the population in North America living in urban areas (Boston University College of Arts & Science, 2012). This figure represents a…

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    Entering the labor market or continuing education beyond a certain point is a very important individual level investment decision. An important determinant of the demand for education is its expected benefits. The benefits depend upon the value of an individual’s labour input, which in turn depends upon the level of education. Hence, the education-wage relationship can be used to measure the returns to schooling. The rural and urban sectors differ widely in terms of the education and employment…

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    Remote Health Issues

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    The Impact of living in a Remote Area (Isolation) on the Health Outcomes of all Australian Adults 1.0 Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to discuss the impacts of living in a remote area with relation to the physical and mental health of Australian adults. Although there are different types of remote areas such as the outback, rainforest areas, mining and coastal towns – the same quality they all possess is that they live far from any major city (Australian Institute of Health and…

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    The Importance of being Ernest by Oscar Wild is a playwright about a country man living a double life in the city. The main character of this play is Jack Worthington. He goes by Ernest in the city add to the mystery of his fanciful life. This play describes his pursuit to win over and marry a young lady from the city, named Gwendolen. Algernon Moncrieff is the girl 's cousin and an absolute nuisance to the main character. Algernon exploits Jack 's double life, and creates a situation where it…

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    New Urbanism: Serenbe

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    acres in 2000. After noticing bulldozers adjacent to his farmland, Nygren feared that urban sprawl would consume this peaceful environment, and thus, with over 500 neighboring landowners, mandated that 80% of the 40,000-acre Chattahoochee Hill Country region must be preserved as wildlife green space. Serenbe is now a community inhabited by over 400 residents (Green). With mile long trails and organic gardens, the community of Serenbe incorporates biophilic designs as an attraction that combines…

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    Small Town Police Problems

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    When dealing with small town police departments, many issues tend to arise when comparing the problems faced in a small town to an urban environment (Johnson, 2000). Some factors that small-town areas face include budget constraints, response time difficulties, and community relations (Gordner, 2006). These issues greatly affect rural areas due to a high poverty rates, low unemployment, and detrimental funding issues (Gordner, 2006). These problems cause small-town police departments to have…

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    various social problems in the city and the continuous effort to create the desired model of a “modern” national capital between 1927-1937. Lipkin recounts in detail how the Nationalist aimed to boost the image of the new capital by eliminating various social problems including refugees, shantytowns, rickshaw pullers, prostitutes and beggars in the city in which she examines the successfulness in eradicating these problems. Lipkin explores the objectives that the Nationalist government hoped to…

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    Also, Socrates will try to argue that a city is necessary because humans need to rely on one another in order to accomplish tasks. Socrates begins his argument when he states, “So if you approve, why don’t we start by finding out what sort of thing it is in cities? After that we can make a similar inquiry into the individual, trying to find the likeness of the larger version in the form the smaller takes” (line 369). He first proposes the dissection of a city. First, you must look for justice in…

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