1st Lieutenant Clint Lorance: A U.S. Army Officer’s Controversial Order

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Introduction On 2 JUL 2012, US Army 1LT Clint Lorance ordered his soldiers in 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment to fire on three unarmed Afghan men on a motorcycle near their patrol in Strong Point Payenzai, Afghanistan. The military justice system retains a legal and moral obligation to investigate all civilian-casualty incidents involving…

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Biological Weapons: Developments, Threats, and Biodefense

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Biological weapons are tools made to hurt a large number of people via bacteria, toxins, and viruses (Riedel). The use of biological weapons has been going on for millennia, starting with the use of dead bodies that could be thrown at others to infect the enemy (Riedel). Now, as technology becomes increasingly advanced…

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Challenges for Female Services in the Male Dominated Military

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   The United States military comprises of both genders and various racial and ethnic groups, but it still mainly consists of White males. In today’s military, racial minorities make up about 30% of the 2.1 million Depart of Defense (DoD) employees and out of that 2.1 million, females make up about 18% of the…

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Clinical Intervention Paper: Military Sexual Trauma

Clinical Intervention Paper: Military Sexual Trauma Abstract The purpose of this paper is to discuss and apply prolonged exposure therapy to the case of Harriet.  Prolonged exposure therapy, which is a form of cognitive behavior therapy, is designed to treat posttraumatic stress disorder through two primary treatments, imaginal exposure and in vivo exposure.  Cognitive behavior…

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Concept Of Kesban Be Still

TO WHICH EXTENT WOULD THE CONCEPT OF KESBAN BE STILL RELEVANTIN THE YEAR 2020? DISCUSS INTRODUCTION The acronym KESBAN is the combination of two Malay words which is stand for ‘Keselamatan dan Pembangunan’ or security/defence and development. KESBAN defined as the sum total of measures undertaken by all government agencies to protect and strengthen the…

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Conscription Crisis Comparison and Its Effects on Canada in 1917 and 1944

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp                Table of Contents Introduction   4 Comparison between the Conscription Crisis of 1917 and 1944  5 Effects of the Conscription Crisis on Canada   9 The War Led to a Momentous Debate  9 Influence on the Wartime Elections Act 10 Formation of a Union Government 10 Anti-Conscription riots 11 Influence on the Canadian Social, Political…

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Creative Imaging within Misleading Advertising in Military

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   ­Review of literature This chapter provides a discussion of the related concepts linked to the aims and objectives of the research as highlighted in Chapter 1. An initial mindset diagram (figure 1) highlighted relevant areas. The concepts or ideas have now been prioritized to include the following. The purpose of the literature review…

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Did Fighter Command Come Close to Defeat in the Battle of Britain?

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Fighter Command came close to defeat during the Battle of Britain. How accurate is this statement? The Battle of Britain is widely regarding as the first military campaign fought entirely in the air.[1] The Royal Air Force (RAF) defended Britain against large scale attacks from the Luftwaffe, Germany’s air force. Following Germany’s lightning war…

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Do the Teachings of Clausewitz or Sun Tzu Produce the Better Military Leader?

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Do the teachings of Clausewitz or Sun Tzu produce the better military leader?   10086882 The teachings of Clausewitz and Sun Tzu provide the military leader with different approaches on how war should be conducted, both theorists and their theories being the product of very different times. Sun Tzu’s Art of War was written during…

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Drones on the Modern Battlefield and the Rules of Engagement

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Does the deployment of Drones on the modern battlefield meet the requirements for the rules of engagement and is the deployment of these drone’s moral? This essay will evaluate whether or not the deployment of drones on the modern battlefield in countries such as Libya, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan alongside their usage domestically…

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Giulio Douhet and Hugh Trenchard’s Visions of Military Airpower

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   Former Italian Army General Giulio Douhet and the First Marshal of the Royal Air Force Hugh Trenchard are regarded as two early advocates and visionaries of air power. Since the early 1900s, where the use of aircraft in the military arena was still in its infancy, the theories that both Douhet and Trenchard…

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Heritage of Special Operations Forces

Heritage of Special Operations Forces Imagine the United States engaged in a conflict without Special Operations.  An elite command created by Congress to conduct counter-terrorism, sabotage and other clandestine missions.  As senior enlisted members, it’s important to understand how the elite warriors of Special Operations contribute to the protection of the United States freedoms.  This…

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History of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policies in the US Military Forces

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   The United States military has never been afraid to voice its opinion when it has come to talks about disallowing LGBT personnel to openly serve in the military. The history of military relationship with the LGBT community has drastically changed from a simple policy of exclusion to implementing the code of conduct and…

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How Effective Is a Military Response to the Threats Posed by Terrorism?

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   After the catastrophic events that took place on September 11, 2001, the United States of (US) Government used conventional military force against the threats posed by the Al-Qaeda organisation. The use of military force in counterterrorism is controversial because it can result in adverse political, strategic, and ethical consequences. However, this difficult decision…

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How Effective Is the Use of Strike-capable Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems in Counter-insurgency Operations?

 Reference this Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   How effective is the use of strike-capable Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems in counter-insurgency operations? The use of strike-capable Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in counter-insurgency operations is a topic that is heavily debated not only amongst military planners and strategists but academics, politicians and the general public. The effectiveness of RPAS…

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How Effectively Did Argentina Employ Its Air Power During the Falklands Conflict of 1982?

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   How effectively did Argentina employ its air power during the Falklands conflict of 1982? On 2 April 1982, Argentinian forces invaded the British overseas territory of the Falkland Islands. The British rapidly deployed a task force 8,000 miles across the Atlantic to reclaim the Islands. During the Falklands conflict between Argentina and the United…

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How Effectively Did Argentina Employ Its Air Power in the Falklands Conflict of 1982?

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   This essay aims to identify two primary aspects of Argentinian air power employment that effectively let down the Argentinian cause and demonstrate that air power was not employed as effectively as it could have been. The first is the idea that the Argentinian air force was simply too ill prepared for a battle…

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How Effective Was the American Use of Strategic Airpower During the Vietnam War?

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   How effective was the American use of strategic airpower during the Vietnam War?   Since strategic bombers appeared as a class of air power, they have established a reputation as the biggest danger to vital enemy infrastructure and a big threat to the military potential of any country. ‘The Vietnam war ‘was a…

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Importance of Information and Influence Activates in the So-called “hybrid Warfare”

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   The Importance of Information and Influence activates in the so-called “Hybrid Warfare” Abstract Information and Influence Activities (IIA) is an integral part of today’s modern Hybrid Warfare. As time and methods and names have changed over the centuries in relation to any type of Influence activates, it still has the same purpose in…

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Importance of Sustainment and Transportation in the Military

Share this: Facebook  Twitter  Reddit  LinkedIn  WhatsApp   The aggressive approach is changing dramatically in response to significant global, political, and financial turbulences.  The Army of today will face a greater complicated world.  The dynamics of this new environment are compound with the massive availability of enhance technology in unique Information Technology.  Sustainment plays a crucial role in organization success; it…

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Interagency Active Shooter Mitigation and Preparedness

Interagency Active Shooter Mitigation and Preparedness The increased frequency of active shooter incidents since 2001 has brought a sobering light for the necessity to improve preparedness, mitigate the risk of active shooter events and put forth efforts intended to prevent future occurrences.  Active shooter events evolve quickly and are often times unpredictable incidents that leave…

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