• Mayday Against Gays In The Military
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    Mayday: Against Gays In The Military Ever since President-elect Bill Clinton promised to end the military s ban of admitting gays and lesbians into the armed services the question whether or not it should be banned became a very hot and controversial issue. Despite the conclusion by the Pentagon that homosexuality is incompatible with military service, the famous don t ask, don t tell policy was put into action to allow homosexuals to serve if they keep their lifestyles private. Since then, ther...
  • Role Of The Military Today
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    N. Schmidt-WN Government The Role of Todays Military in Todays Post-Cold war era. The role of the United States military has been a question of the government in this modern post-cold war era. The fall of communism has put away any external threats to national security and made America the worlds last superpower. The government must decide what to do with the worlds strongest military. Several questions have arisen since the end of the cold war. Should the U. S continue build its military to ke...
  • Anglo Saxon Military Conquest Norman
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    October 14 th of the year 1066 two armies faced each other near the town of Hastings. 10, 000 Norman troops under the command of William of Normandy faced 8, 000 Anglo-Saxon soldiers led by Harold the current king of England. Geoffrey Parker, Cambridge Illustrated History of Warfare (Cambridge: 1995), pp. 82-3. Harold's 8, 000 men consisted of Housecarls, the local Fyrd, and local village volunteers. David Howarth, 1066: The Year of the Conquest (New York: 1977), pp. 170-1 The two armies clashe...
  • Patton Military General Leadership
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    LEADERSHIP STUDIES ON GENERAL GEORGE SMITH PATTON JR " We shall attack and attack until we " re exhausted... and then we shall attack again"- General George Smith Patton Jr Introduction 1. The two great wars in the past century was featured by a number of military leaders revered for their qualities and contributions. If we ever make an attempt to rank these leaders, the name of General George Smith Patton Junior would surely find its way within the top few. Military historians of contemporary t...
  • Keeping U S Soldiers Is Bosnia
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    Keeping a Large American Military Force in Bosnia Bosnia, the former communist country of Yugoslavia, is having a civil war since 1991. Three factions are fighting for control. They are the Serbs, Croats and the Muslims. All three factions are fighting and killing each other along with killing innocent civilians. To keep the three factions from doing their harm, the United Nations has sent in thousands of troops from across Europe. For almost a year the United States has had about twenty thousa...
  • Military Pregnancy Junior Enlisted
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    As the United States military moves towards a more bi-gender dependant force, it will be necessary for leaders and managers to combat the growing increasing of junior enlisted pregnancies. Through leadership skills, communication, and understanding the causes of the problems, leaders will be able to lower the rate of pregnancy, henceforth, increasing fleet readiness. To even consider any type of resolution or solution to the problem of pregnancy amongst junior enlisted members, we must first ana...
  • Military Prostitution Korean Women
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    Militarized Women On any given Friday or Saturday night, Korean women prostitutes hang out outside club doors soliciting GIs. Korean women stroll up and down Hooker Hill, approaching young GIs and asking them, Lady After asking the women how much and how old, they follow the Korean girls up the hill and down an alley. While interviewing a GI friend stationed in Os an, Korea, this is an excerpt of his short story about military prostitution in Korea. This not only happens in Korea, but all over t...
  • Women In Combat Military Holm Roles
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    Women in Combat Women have played a tremendous roll in many countries armed forces from the past to the present. Women have thoroughly integrated into the armed forces; all positions in the armed forces should be fully accessible to women who can compete with men intellectually and physically. Yet, many argue that the distinction between combat and non-combat becomes blurred in the context of women warfare (Ladin; Holm, Hoar). In actuality, many women are assigned to jobs that will expose them t...
  • Anthrax Military Vaccine Members
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    ANTHRAX One of the most important responsibilities a Secretary of Defense has is to make sure the United States' military members are protected as much as possible from any type of harm. Since the cease-fire of the Gulf War, the Joint Chiefs of Staff have discovered that anthrax has become the number one biological threat to our troops. With finding this information, the Secretary of Defense, William S. Cohen, has decided to ensure that each military member is protected from anthrax with its vac...
  • Economic Power Japan World War
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    Japan Changes From Military to Economic Power after World War II Japan was controlled by an emperor people thought to be god before the World War II. They were technologically advanced in military weaponry and armory. The country was control by military power for years and had plans to dominate the world. Not until when the United State join the World War II, the fate of Japan changed forever. Japan suffered a quick defeat by the US. The US dropped two atomic bombs in two large cities in Japan t...
  • Home Market Military Manufacturing Technology
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    The Economic Underpinnings of the First Industrial Revolution in England The manufacture of military munitions and the development of a home market were critical underpinnings of the first industrial revolution in Britain. Military manufacturing supported by the British Government contributed directly to technological innovation and spurred industrialization. This is because the companies that choose to fulfill the government contracts to make military munitions found money could be made if new ...
  • Indonesian Defense Strategy Military Aircraft Acquisition From Russia
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    I INTRODUCTION A. Background Indonesian President Megawati Sukarnoputri signed a little-publicized deal at the end of April to purchase four Russia fighter jets and two helicopters as part of a much larger potential order. The decision to buy from Russia was a subject to a United States ban on military purchases; this marks a small but significant shift from Indonesia's current dependence on United States' military hardware. The Indonesian military is suffering from acute lack of supplies and pa...
  • Vietnam And Gulf War
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    'No new taxes.' This is a quote that most all of us remember from the 1992 presidential election. Along with it we remember that there were new taxes during that presidents term in office. There are a myriad of promises made and things done in a presidential election year that have questionable motives as to whether they are done in the best interest of the people or in the interests of the presidential candidate. These hidden interests are one of the biggest problems with the political aspects ...
  • Adultery In The Military
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    Adultery Debated Issue In Military In 1995 Lieutenant Kelly Flinn became the United States' first female B-52 Bomber pilot. One year later Lt. Flinn began a relationship with a man who was legally separated from his wife with a divorce pending. Eventually Lt. Flinn fell in love with the man and the Air Force charged her with adultery. The charges against Lt. Flinn left her facing dismissal from the military and the possibility of serving up to nine-and-a-half years in prison. In military trials...
  • Economic Development Military Regime China
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    Indonesia's Crisis: The Lesson for China introduction Indonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesia's, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longer making money, and China has ...
  • United States Bush Military Intervention
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    What Leads to Intervention? : A Case Study of Intervention During the Bush Administration As Commander-in-Chief of the most powerful armed force in a world plagued by small military crises, the question ultimately becomes: when does a crisis call for intervention? From 1988 to 1992, this was President George Bush's dilemma. The days of the United States fearing embroilment in international affairs due to the towering menace of the USSR and global destruction ended at about the same time as Bush ...
  • Indonesia Crisis As An Example China
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    Indonesia s Crisis: The Lesson for China introduction Indonesia, as we have long predicted, is coming apart. This process has a great deal of relevance to China, whose army, like Indonesia s, was accustomed to making lots of money and now resents the fact that the good times are over. In both countries, making money became the basis for military loyalty to the regime, which in turn needed the army as guarantor. But in China, as in Indonesia, the military is no longer making money, and China has ...
  • United States Should Notre Instate The Draft
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    Historically, the United States has had a draft system for every war since the Vietnam War. Now with the problems we are having with Iraq, there is talk of war and Americans are wondering if the United States will re-instate the draft system. The draft in America has always been unfair and unequal. Wealthy eligibles during the Revolutionary and Civil War could appoint an employee to serve for them. Others could pay anyone to serve their draft term. The Vietnam War proved the draft was unfair. P...
  • Roman Army 93ce Romans Military Today
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    The Roman Army 93 CE The Roman Army's organization was far more sophisticated than the armies of the world in which it faced in battle. The Roman Army operated its campaigns with such organization and structure; it is almost as though you were looking at a modern day military. The term household servants, as referenced by Josephus, it nothing less than the volunteer of the modern day. In Roman times, it was the household servants' duty to bear arms in its homeland defense. The Roman Army operat...
  • Military Bias Servicemen And Women
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    Taking a Stand on Military Bias With the war against terrorism and the potential for military intervention in Iraq, the modern United States military is once again the focus of public attention. Yet, some of the policies of America's international protector of freedom and human rights seem out of step with modern society. There are at least three examples in which inconsistencies occur. The U. S Army, defender of the "free world", should be emancipated from bias and petty social concerns regardi...