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  • Soldier Observation

    While each component is independently important, which is the most important subject to YOU when it comes to Soldier readiness? The three key components of the performance triad are nutrition, physical activity and finally sleep (Army Public Health Center). I feel that all three are important in their own way. Sleep as defined by Webster dictionary is “the natural state of rest during which your eyes are closed and you become unconscious”. But based on the performance triad sleep is “very critical in achieving optimal physical, mental, and emotional health” (Army Public Health Center). I also believe that sleep is very important for long life and better health. Activity as defined by Webster dictionary is “the state of being active: behavior…

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  • Soldier Symbolism

    evident that the items we possess somehow symbolize and represent who we really are. Every item we possess, no matter how big or small, has some sort of correlation to a person's character within. As shown in the short story The Things They Carried the author Tim O’Brien heavily emphasizes the items every soldier carried to instill the belief that each item represents a part of someone's human nature or disposition. These items may be seen as something of little importance to many or of great…

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  • The Roles Of Child Soldiers

    Child Soldier Imagine that you are a young boy or girl and instead of going straight home like your parents instructed you, you stayed out to play a game with some friends. During your activities you notice some strange armed men approaching. Not sure what to do you wait to see what they say. They quickly run up and grab you and your friends. Scared and clueless, they have blindfolded you and your friends, you sit in the back of the van they have put you in. They take you somewhere and the ride…

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  • Continental Soldier: A Summary

    this era were mainly male, however there were several heroines involved in the story of how the United States came to be. Women were often overlooked as viable soldiers, their roles were mostly focused on the upkeep of the base. These jobs included being a laundry maid, waitress, and seamstress for the base residents that could afford it. These roles were neither glamorous nor glorious, and much like the female gender at the time, was looked down upon as unimportant. The careers that received…

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  • American Soldier In Military Culture

    American Soldier. In this essay, I will give you a small snippet their way of life. You will get a better understanding of their jargon, brotherhood, and what it means to live within a military culture. What is a Soldier? Mainstream media portrays Soldiers as “door-kickers” and uneducated; and also, highly respected and well trained. The truth is, they are all of these things, yet so much more. defines a Soldier as: “As a Soldier in the U.S. Army, you 're tasked with upholding…

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  • Two Soldier Argumentative Essay

    During the final moments of William Faulkner’s short story Two Soldiers, it is easy to envision the young boy, 8 years and 10 months old, defiantly and passionately stand up to army men and high-ranking army officers demanding to see his newly enlisted older brother Pete. The young boy’s obstinate behavior is not surprising as it is consistent throughout his narration of the story. Aaron Schneider’s short film version of the Two Soldiers is consistent with the short story up until these final…

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  • Child Soldier Argumentative Essay

    child soldiers. Some people say that we should punish those who are homicidal murders, but I do not agree. I believe that child soldiers should be forgiven for their crimes because they were under drugs, forced to fight, and have a chance to come back to society. But what about when they get older? People should look at their horrible and devastating past as a child soldier. In my perspective, everyone who was forced to fight at a young age should be in rehabilitation getting better and…

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  • The Importance Of Being A Soldier In The Army

    For the past decade, the Army has been involved in numerous conflicts. Most of our junior Soldiers only recognize the spectrum of war from our organization. In addition to that, most of them do not even identify themselves with what we represent as an entity and to the rich and unmatched heritage that we possess as an organization. The privilege to be a Soldier in the Army is the most ancient and honorable profession of all times. Ancient and fearless Armies such as the Romans, the Spartans, and…

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  • Soldiers Home Hemingway Analysis

    Hemingway’s Soldiers Home brings many question to us as the readers of what exactly does the title mean and what the soldier is and what the soldier has become. Hemingway portrays a setting in which the soldier is trapped and no longer can escape due to past experiences and drastic changes in his life. Harold Krebs also referred to as “Hare”, “Harold”, and “Krebs” is a hard fighting solider who fought for his country and now is suffering after coming home. He who served for his country out of…

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  • Drones Are Not The Perfect Soldier Essay

    Drones: Not the Perfect Soldier Imagine a world where all our soldiers are at home with there wife and kids; they do not need to go overseas to fight in wars and we are no longer losing our loved ones due to war violence because we have soldiers that are not human but robots. This sounds pretty darn nice, doesn 't it? Killer robots are the ideal soldier; they do not need food or water, they do not need to stop and rest, they do not need long training programs, and they do not need to sleep at…

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