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  • Building A Modern Navy
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    In the late 1800's the American people and their government became more willing to risk war in defense of American interests overseas, support for building a large modern navy began to grow. Supporters argued that if the United States did not build up its navy and acquire bases overseas, it would be shut out of foreign markets by Europeans. Captain Alfred T. Mahan observed that building a modern navy meant that the U.S. had to acquire territory for naval bases overseas. This would enable them to...
  • Post Vietnam Era O Approximately 80000 Hispanics
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    o Precise figures are not available for Hispanic participation in Vietnam. o Prior to the full-scale escalation of the Vietnam War, Special Forces Advisor, Sergeant First Class Isaac Camacho's fire base was overrun by Viet Cong in November 1963. After an intense firefight, Camacho was taken prisoner. He is most likely the first Hispanic POW of the Vietnam era. Remarkably, Camacho escaped his captors after 20 months and made his way to freedom. He was awarded the Silver and Bronze Stars in Septem...
  • Navy Recruit Training
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    Mission Statement The US Navy has founded its self with being an organization that will train and activate skilled combat naval personnel. The official mission statement taken off their web site states, "The mission of the Navy is to maintain, train and equip combat-ready naval forces capable of winning wars, deterring aggression and maintaining freedom of the seas". (web) The Navy also prides itself on the adventurous spirit it takes to embark on a career in the navy. The slogan used in getting...
  • U.S. Navy Jet
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    U.S., Kuwait ask why bombing went terribly wrong WASHINGTON -- A team of Kuwaiti and U.S. investigators sorted through evidence on Tuesday trying to learn how and why a U.S. Navy jet dropped a 500-pound bomb near observers at a training range, killing six of them. The F / A-18 Hornet was taking part in a twice-yearly training flight on Monday when the accident happened. The training flights have been a regularly scheduled part of the Persian Gulf area military experience for 10 years -- since a ...
  • U.S. Navy Paragraph 1
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    U.S. Navy Paragraph 1: Situation. The navy was created in 1775. In November 28, the continental congress authorized the establishment of the American Navy. The navy was only to play a major role in the war; the success of American privateers in interrupting British trade was an important factor aiding the patriot. The secretary of the navy is Honorable Gordon R. England. Mr. England was nominated on 24 April 2001 by George W. Bush to serve as the 72nd Secretary of Navy, and was sworn in on 24 Ma...
  • Navy
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    Terrorism and Its Effects on the Immediate Future of the United States Navy American naval policies changed much in the two some hundred odd years of its existence, but one factor has remained constant, and this one aspect will never change. The United States prides itself and boasts superiority based on the fact that it is a peaceful, non-aggressive country, unless unduly acted upon. America will always be on the defensive to begin with. The numbers of ships that they carry is always proportion...
  • Ethical Question Concerning Marine Biology
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    When one thinks of ethics, most people only think of how it applies to humankind. People tend to overlook how human ethics transcend into the world of nature, specifically the world of Marine Biology. However, before we can discuss an Ethical Question concerning Marine Biology, we must first define ethics. According, to Webster Dictionary: ethics are the principles of right or good conduct, a system of good moral values. The ethical question I propose is that concerning the echolocation abilitie...

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