Sergeant Stubby

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  • Why Pit Bulls Should Not Be Banned Essay

    discrimination. If the government can ban a specific breed of dogs, then what is to stop the government from banning all breeds of dogs or punishing all canine owners? Will this lead to the government banning specific breeds of the human race? We often treat our beloved pets as one of us, basic human beings. Pit bulls fall into that category. Canine rescue operations and many pit bull owners claim that pit bulls are not aggressive. They are proven to be loyal and caring of their owners. These “unpredictable” dogs are said to be some of the most caring dogs out there. At one time, the pit bull was an American canine icon. The breed was desired because of its remarkable loyalty and affability(Flanagin). Pit bulls were stars. A pit bull named Sergeant Stubby won 13 decorations for his service in World War I. The dog from the classic RCA Victor advertisements, Nipper, was a pit bull. So was Petie, the dog companion to The Little Rascals. It was widely known that the pit bull’s reputation was one as an affectionate nature and gentleness toward children. They were often referred to as “The nanny dog.’’(Flanagin). Sadly, the misunderstanding of facts leads to intolerance and deaths of pit bulls and it provides insight into human nature. Fear drives the irrational fear that all pit bulls are dangerous and should be banned. It is wrong to kill dogs just for being a certain type of breed. People often claim their dog was wrongfully put to death. It was on the Nashville news the other…

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  • The Importance Of Mentorship In Leadership

    have to blindly depend on our collective planning and preparation, my training and instincts, and an ability to operate despite temporary but complete loss of outcome control. We had just under a month in theater and the same amount of time with a brand new Platoon Leader (PL). Many of us in the Platoon had executed hundreds of missions together in the past while many others had not. Although we deployed together to the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and had established good…

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  • Army Reflective Essay

    Drill Sergeant First Class Greene taught me what an Army Non-Commissioned Officer leader should be from my first days in the Army. From the day I met him, SFC Greene personified the Army values: loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity and personal courage. He taught how to be a Soldier by leading by personal example. He mentored me in lessons about honor and integrity. SFC Greene’s mentoring carries with me through my career. As I learn to be a more effective leader…

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  • Essay On Army Counterintelligence

    furthering the successes of Army CI. Other times, changes were made to prevent shortfalls that were identified through previous failures. All in all, there are many things right with the Army CI and there are many things wrong. My intention is to identify one of the problems facing the profession and provide some solutions to the identified problem. The Value of an Army Counterintelligence Corps The current setup for the distribution of Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Counterintelligence…

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  • The Importance Of Printed Questionnaires

    Hello, my name is Daryl Christopher Yost and I prefer to be called Chris. I am 26 years old and was born in Hagerstown, Maryland. I joined the Military after High School for 2 years. Then after I worked a bunch of odd jobs, I started working for FedEx Ground as a Package Handler at September 2003 but now I work for CitiBank. I started college after high school but I didn’t finish and then I decided to go back to school. I finally decided to start taking classes for information technology at…

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  • Essay On Punctuality

    responsible for the training of new troops, but actual instructions were given by the best obtained sergeants. In 1779, Baron von Steuben wrote “Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States which was bound in blue paper which gave it the nickname the Blue Book. Baron von Steuben died in 1794 of an unknown illness while living in Pennsylvania. The Blue Book’s guidelines on personnel management took the place of the British model of class and station. Baron von…

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  • Battle For Mother America Analysis

    199th light infantry brigade being introduced to all the people in charge of places and he then met with the brigade adjutant Major Kelly. He was then talked down to and told he will be in a staff position until he earns his keep and is then appointed Charlie Company’s Commander slot. Later showed his place in the S3 shop and got settled in. To look back in time now Cyrus F. Boyd had a different first unit experience. He gathered his group of men and when Lincoln called they did not answer…

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  • Cadet Leader Reflective Essay

    Cadets of 5th regiment learned skills through classroom settings and group work. CLC cadre assigned us various leadership positions. These positions varied on daily basis. I experienced being Platoon leader in both garrison and field. I was moderately prepared for these leadership positions. Our university program prepared me due to the numerous times when our class rotated Platoon leader position and duties. However, I had never experienced Platoon leader duties in garrison situations until…

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  • Special Forces Warrant Officer Essay

    Throughout the past seven years, I have served over five years on a Special Forces Operational Detachment Alpha as a Communications Sergeant and Intelligence Sergeant. I also served over two years as a Company Intelligence Sergeant. During this time, I have been dedicated to upholding the professionalism, reputation, and integrity of the Special Forces Soldier. I have greatly enjoyed the time I have served as a Special Forces NonCommissioned Officer, and I look forward to the potential of…

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  • Army Strength Essay

    To help a young man or women become a soldier. Enabling them to get a free college education, job training and experience. The ability to work in the community help out school age children with bullying, and feeding the homeless. As a Recruiter and First Sergeant my duty description according to Army Writer is “Serve as the Army’s Ambassador within the community, recruits, determines applicant enlistment eligibility, counsels applicants on enlistment programs and options, prepares enlistment…

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