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    The number of exercises was absurd as well as the difficulty of them. At sundown the sergeants put our names on a board under squad numbers. We had an hour to group up and find our housing. After we found our squad, I was chosen to be the leader. The sergeant showed up to my squad and gave me a topographic map of the area. Our housing was marked with an X; we had half an hour left to find our housing before lights out. Wright-Patterson AFB was incredibly flat, the only landmark on the map was a decently sized hill. We found our housing with 15 minutes left to spare. With our small time left before lights out we decided to get to know each other, where we came from and who we were. Soon came lights out, and now I 'm laying on what feels like a table instead of a mattress and a pillow made of coffee…

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    The Goon Squad

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    Motif of Identity In A Visit from the Goon Squad, a variety of characters are presented through each section, marvelling the reader with their unique complex backgrounds that are evidently linked. The motivations and language for each dramatis personae outlines their distinct purpose in the novel, yet their interconnected paths overlap due to one shared attribute, their hunt for identity. Through a psychoanalytic lens, this motif is considered a personification of Jennifer Egan's struggles…

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    of combat experience and the perception that he avoided combat patrols. He was also not liked by the men who were fond of their original platoon sergeant, SSG Miller. I think the book does a poor job of giving the perspective of SFC Fenlason. Soldiers always have the perception that their leadership is not doing as much as they are. Fenlason was also hard on certain individuals, which led him not being well liked by his soldiers. He showed personal courage when he stood up to Yribe, one of the…

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    “Down, But Not Out.” “There it is Privates!” Drill Sergeant Gonzales yelled. As we all rounded the narrow and winding road through the Ozark Mountains, my heart began to race. All 250 of us slowed down to form a formation in front of what appeared to be the biggest climb we had seen and were not expecting to see for the next few weeks. Screaming at the top of his lungs, Drill Sergeant Galloway said “This is Engineer Hill, and starting in two minutes you all have thirty minutes to make this…

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    In May, there are applications to be a squad leader. Last May I decided that I wanted to be able to share my knowledge of the marching season with younger members; so I applied to be a squad leader. I was chosen and able to lead three other girls that also play the mellophone with me. Throughout the season I had to put in a lot of hard work. Squad leaders had two days of training and then all of the hard work started. In July, we had pre-band camp where we taught our squads the basics of…

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    Recently today a bomb detonated at the Sunbury Aquatic Center, during a Sunbury Downs College swimming carnival. The Bomb Squad have been to the location and are currently conducting an investigation of the events. This tragic event has killed over 1,000 students and nearly 100 teachers, plus seven people who were killed when shrapnel from the the explosive device hit pedestrians and motorists traveling near by. We spoke to the Victorian Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton who said, “The events…

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    Suicide Squad Characters

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    Although the world already knows most of the major roles in the upcoming DC flick Suicide Squad, some characters are still shrouded in mystery. There have been several speculations about Common’s character in the film since he was spotted on the Suicide Squad set covered in tattoos, but will the former rapper actually portray the villainous Tattooed Man? Common recently spoke to Complex, where he was asked to comment on his Suicide Squad character. “My role is basically a character who is in…

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    Suicide Squad Essay

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    largest negative reactions from the audience was Suicide Squad. Many fans were disappointed in the plot, character development, and the overall quality of the film. It appeared as if more “hardcore” fans of DC critiqued the movie harsher than just the typical movie watcher. Perhaps the fact that the movie producer wanted to create a more realistic…

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    Quad Squad Analysis

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    The Quad Squads Problems Once upon a time, no, actually let's start it like this. So me and my friends Drakeula the scary but annoying rapper, Scare-Scare the fierce and intelligent lady, Malicious Mike. which is me the handsome and the “responsible one” ,and Steinfink the weird and yeah just weird, but sometimes logical, decided to do something unintelligent, actually very unintelligent, which you will see, but I do advise you, it is such a dumb idea that you will start laughing and…

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    ‘Suicide Squad’ gets negative feedback from critics; Fans not buying the reviews Looks like DC’s much-anticipated baddies buildup “Suicide Squad” is a hit with fans despite not having released. While many critics have blasted the movie, DC fans are not willing to accept their reviews. Not only this, they have also signed a petition to shut down Rotten Tomatoes for giving the movie poor ratings, The Independent reports. This was after the website gave the film a dismal favorability rating of 35…

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