• Persian Gulf War Vaccine Military Anthrax
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    A Shot in the Dark Since the end of the Persian Gulf War, the United States along with the United Nations has struggled with Saddam Hussein to locate his "weapons of mass destruction." Saddam's persistence and dubious manner towards the United States military has raised concern for military protection. To combat biological threats, Secretary of Defense William Cohen implemented a mandatory military wide vaccination of all military members. Since the inception of the program, the program has been...
  • Anthrax Vaccination Army Times
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    The anthrax vaccination is the only known defense available for United States Troops against the deadly anthrax virus. Many experts have said it is not effective against inhalation anthrax. Studies have not been conclusive in their findings. The chance of living if you have received the anthrax vaccination seems better. More studies should be conducted outside the Department of Defense, with their cooperation, before the process to vaccinate troops continues. Anthrax is a disease normally associ...
  • Gays In The Military A Matter Of National Insecurity
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    Very often political institutions reflect the will of society and set the precedent for norms that will be expected of its members. The United States Military is still enforcing archaic policies which threaten to harm the principles our nation was founded upon. The principles of freedom and equality are those that every American holds closest to their heart, that is unless you are in the military and are gay. The issue of gays in the military has developed into a case of whether our country shou...
  • Service Members Anthrax Vaccine Vaccination
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    Anthrax Vaccination Program On Anthrax Vaccination Program Essay, Research Paper On May 18, 1998, Secretary of Defense William Cohen approved a plan to vaccinate all U. S. service members for anthrax. This plan has caused a fierce ethical debate over the legitimacy of this vaccination. The Department of Defense claims the vaccination is completely safe and has been in use for decades. Some doctors dispute this claim, and contend the vaccination may not be effective against weapon versions of an...
  • Anti Gay Military Record 3
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    Record 3 of 200 August 22, 1999 Commentary Despite Reforms, ‘ Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Continues to be Anti-Gay Military: The way it is administered just makes things worse. The next president must address the failures. By JANET E. HALLEY; Janet E. Halley is a professor of law at Stanford University and the author of "Don't: A Reader's Guide to the Military's Anti-Gay Policy' (Duke University Press, 1999) Op Ed Desk Section: Opinion Edition: Home Edition Page: M-5 Estimated Printed Pages: 3...