The Soldier

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  • Importance Of Noncommissioned Officer Essay

    critical. They have been carefully selected to train and guide soldiers to the right path. A noncommissioned officer has mastered all the basic soldier skills they have earned their respect by serving in the United States Army and providing outstanding performance and everything that they do which is why everyone should show respect. They are selected to help shape soldiers into the perfect soldier and they are also there to help soldiers to continue…

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  • Elsa Saarinen A Soldier's Dilemma

    Soldier’s Dilemma Elsa Saarinen 15D “A prisoner of war is accused for stealing food. A soldier is ordered to shoot the accused by his superior officer. The soldier is not willing, because it is against the Geneva treaty. The officer threatens to kill all ten prisoners if the soldier refuses.” According to virtue ethics, most people have good traits. Aristotle identifies these virtues as 18 different virtues that are divided into 2 groups: moral and intellectual virtues. These include,…

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  • Love In The Time Of War Poem Analysis

    people’s activities. This is applicable through-out these poems, which illustrate the need for soldiers to unite in time of war to be successful. One of the poems in the first section, “Tribe. Clan” gives two stanzas that exchange pain and lust. Komunyakaa writes war related terms like “Tribe. Clan./ Squad. Platoon. Company. Battalion… (Komunyakaa 10)” to demonstrate the unstoppable traumatic effects the soldier fac-es post war time. From Goldstein’s point of view, “Esprit de corps”(10) applies…

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  • Theme Of Irony In The Red Badge Of Courage

    soldiers get scared in The Red Badge of Courage, but learning that others are scared to fight brings Henry a new found drive in fighting: hate. He hates the enemy, he wants to fight, and Henry aims to win. Courage can always be found in the strangest for these soldiers whether in letters or a photo because this is the reality that drives them to return home. Courage is not always an easy thing to come by, especially in war, and Crane does an amazing job depicting this in the realest sense…

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  • Combat Contract: The American Civil War

    their country. Each soldier may have different incentives as to why they are putting their life on the line. The combat contract explains that the different personal incentives determine the degree to which the soldiers will fight; the greater the range of incentives, the higher the levels of compliance. The reason behind why soldiers fight will greatly determine their passion to achieve victory. Everyone fights for protection of their friends and family. However what the soldiers contract for…

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  • Mental Stressors In The Military Essay

    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, and the need for highly resilient army officers who would undertake the unforeseen future warfare. During the world wars, many psychological problems evolved among the soldiers. For example, there were high cases of divorce among the soldiers more than ever before. The increase in the number of psychological problems in the US army influenced the chief of staff to write to the American Psychology Association (APA) about the need to intervene…

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  • Essay On Military Ethics

    that this is a choice without reservation or purpose of avoidance. Locally, the effect of this choice is all around us; there are over three thousand soldiers in the Montana National Guard. The army instills multiple creeds and acronyms into all its up- and- coming soldiers, in attempts to have them know these codes for many years to come. Soldiers are taught manners, how to do their job and duties, and to work their hardest to be their best. The Uniform Code of Military Justice is the…

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  • Black Hawk Down Analysis

    better understand the struggles for soldiers coming home. It is beneficial in the fact that it displays the average soldier's mindset, showcases the causes of post traumatic stress disorder, and highlights the complexity of war. Mark Bowden does an excellent job in displaying the mindsets of soldiers throughout his novel. One characteristic shown in the book is brotherhood. After spending so much time with each other during training and in the barracks, soldiers tend to consider each other as…

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  • John Steinbeck's Life During War

    records accounts of how soldiers adjusted to military life, how life continued during the war, and how the soldiers reacted during combat. Adjusting to military life is no easy task. One day you are at home with a loving family and a warm meal, the next you are on a crowded boat with hundreds of other soldiers, waiting to eat subpar food. In the army, troops lose their individuality. They are just another number to the army (England, pages 13-14, 19). During this war, many soldiers possessed…

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  • Why Following Orders Is Important Essay

    Out in the battle field is a prime example of why following orders is important. When a soldier disobeys an order, the outcome can cause a domino effect to occur. If a soldier is told to pull security while their battle buddy sleeps and they do not fulfill their order, then the enemy can use that to their advantage by any means necessary. In addition, if that soldiers’ commander was to find out about that soldiers’…

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