Pros and cons of homeland defense and homeland security

Homeland Security · Homeland security is a federal agency whose aim is protecting the United States against threats. In addition, the department of homeland security coordinates the country’s overall critical infrastructure and key resources protection efforts. Moreover, it monitors the National Infrastructure Protection Plan implementation, development, as well as integration with national preparedness initiatives. In … Read more

A Film Review of The Tuskegee Airmen

The Tuskegee Airmen Film Review In 1941, on the United States Air Corps base in Tuskegee, Alabama, a group of young African American men created history as the first colored fighter pilots in American history. During a global war against racism, these young men experienced extreme prejudice from their own allies. The 1995 film, The … Read more

My Learning Experience as a Volunteer at a Salvation Army

Service Learning Reflection Journal For this service learning project, I decided to volunteer at the local Salvation Army that is located on West North Ave. I volunteered at this location on May 25, 2018 for approximately five hours. This had been my first-time familiarizing with this organization, and I had discovered it through a banner … Read more

Henry Ossian Flipper – the first African American to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point

Henry Ossian Flipper was the first colored cadet in USA military, upon successfully achieving the commission as a lieutenant. He got military education at United State Military academy at West point. That time was when only white people were in the command in military companies and black were at lower military grades. Henry O Flipper … Read more

Tragedy of Freedom in a Commons

There is a dilemma in increasing the military power because it risks security. Consequently, the problem on overpopulation cannot be solving using technical solutions for the reason that seeking technological solutions not really solve the fundamental problem. What shall we maximize? Since our world is finite, therefore it can only support finite population. So, Bentham’s … Read more

The Life Story of John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones was a founding father of the United States Navy, America’s first naval hero and America’s greatest Revolutionary naval commander. John Paul Jones, born Paul Jones, started his sailing career in 1759 at the young age of 12 as an apprentice to a ship owner. The ship would sail across the Atlantic once … Read more

Airplanes in the World War I

World War I was the first war where the airplane was used.The airplane was invented by the Wright Brothers in 1903, just 11 years before World War I. When the war first began, aircraft played a small role in warfare, but, by the end of the war, the air force had become an very important … Read more

The Cessna 310

The Cessna 310 is an American four-to-six-seat, low-wing, twin-engined monoplane produced by Cessna. The aircraft entered the light-twin market in late 1954 as the first twin-engined aircraft that Cessna entered production after World War II. The 310 first flew on January 3, 1953 and included innovative features such as engine exhaust thrust augmenter tubes through … Read more

Salvage and Towage

Introduction The main aim of this paper is to analyse the difference between salvage and towage under the legal point of view and explaining the function of the bill of lading as a document of title. The research questions this paper will try to answer are: 1) How salvage and towage services are differentiated? It … Read more

An Overview of the 7 U.S. Army Values

In the US army we are taught to live by the 7 army values. They are broken down to us in the acronym ‚?LDRSHIP‚. Loyalty ‚Bear true faith and allegiance to the U.S. constitution, the Army, and other soldiers.‚ Duty ‚Fulfill your obligations.‚ Respect ‚Treat people as they should be treated.‚ Selfless Service ‚Put the … Read more


Existing System 1The present logistics systems of the three Services remain separate and there is considerable scope to improve the delivery of logistic support through better inter-Service arrangements. A number of steps have already been undertaken to effect inter-Service cooperation in the field of logistics and to rationalise single-Service logistic areas. The Joint Administration Planning … Read more

The importance of being on time in the Army

The importance of being on time in the Army is a part of discipline, which was instilled in new enlisted soldiers during their basic training. Being on time shows reliability. We have to show discipline, responsibility, show care through following army rules and regulations. Being on time not only pertains to accountability, but shows respect … Read more

The Greatness of the Roman Army

The Roman army was one of the most powerful and successful armies of all time. The size of the Roman army allowed it to conquer much of what is known as Europe today. When compared to other ancient armies, the Roman army was the greatest military in the world at that time. Roman citizens, much … Read more

The Importance of Following Orders

The importance of following orders Following orders is of the utmost importance in the army. Obedience is what allows the military to operate in an organized and effective manner that is clearly very important during difficult military situations. While an individual can question the notion of obedience in everyday life, this luxury is often not … Read more

The Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC): Its Role and History

Discipline and Training Leads to Bright Futures Booker T. Washington once said, “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.” The Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, also known as JROTC, provides young adults a federal program that inspires leadership, citizenship, and character while encouraging participation, service, and engagement in their local … Read more

NATEX Org and Culture

NATEX is a subsidy of CANEX, a Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services entity. CANEX is a retailer available for tax-free purchasing for those serving in the Canadian Forces. NATEX similarly offers tax-free purchasing for those NATO employees assigned to Geilenkirchen, Germany. NATEX is comprised of a retail store, which offers clothing, kitchen items, jewelry, … Read more

Reasons Why Maya Lin’s Vietnam Veteran Memorial Won The Competition By The Monument Committee

The competition by the Monument Committee that Maya Lin had won with her Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial design had consisted of 1,400 anonymous entries. After Maya Lin’s 21-year old Asian identity had been revealed, her design had received a lot of backlash and discrimination. Nevertheless, Maya Lin was able to win the heart of the judges … Read more

Causes of World War One

Johnny Cribbin Jan 17, 2018 Period 4 Causes of World War One There were 4 main causes of World War One they were Militarism, Nationalism, Imperialism, and Alliances. Militarism is when the government will maintain a strong military capability and will be aggressive to defend from attackers. Nationalism is when people of a country will … Read more

Militant Monks

The Knights Templar, a military order of monks answerable only to the Pope himself, were founded in 1118. Their primary responsibility, at least initially, was to provide protection to Christians making pilgrimages to the Holy Land. They rose in power, both religious and secular, to become one of the richest and most powerful entities in … Read more

Objections Emerge To U.S. Resolution

If Baghdad fails to follow through, however, U. S. officials said a Pentagon (news – web sites) plan calls for more than 200,000 troops to invade Iraq. In brief remarks as he entered Sunday’s meeting, Iraqi Foreign Minister Naji Sabri said only that the Arab position is firm in rejecting any use of U. S. … Read more

Women in Military

Throughout the history of the United States of America, Civil Rights have expanded to include everyone. Many activists have fought for rights, setting precedents to be followed. In 1920, the 19th Amendment granted suffrage to women. Since then, women have been gradually stepping up on the ladder of success. Everyday more and more opportunities are … Read more

So You Want To Be A Navy Seal

From Sea, Air, and Land, the U. S. Navy Seal Teams are the most feared and respected commando forces in the U. S military if not the world. The Seal Teams are the most elite and highly trained forces on the face of the earth. President John F. Kennedy formed the teams in 1962 as … Read more

Political Control Of The Military

“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 … Read more

Characterization in Catch-22

The large cast of characters in Heller’s Catch-22 is what makes the novel so memorable. The experience of each character makes the “catch” more believable to the reader. Each character symbolizes a different attitude and reaction to the system in which he is trapped. Oftentimes, the characters are stereotypes rather than actual “individuals.” There is … Read more

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. Saddams 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 … Read more

The Roswell Incident

Forty-seven years ago an incident occurred in the southwestern desert of the United States that could have significant implications for all mankind. It involved the recovery by the U. S. Military of material alleged to be of extraterrestrial origin. The event was announced by the Army Air Force on July 8, 1947 through a press … Read more

The Militarys Role in the Beginning of the End of Rome

The fall of Rome occurred over many centuries and was caused by several factors including military decay, barbarian invasions, and the failure of the government to respond to these problems. While these problems existed to a greater of lesser degree, since the end of the 2nd century, their effects were accelerated by the reforms of … Read more

Report on We Were Soldiers

The Vietnam War was a nightmare for many soldiers. It re-defined the meaning of war to an entire generation. As the conflict grew it became known around the world that this was a war that could not be won. After this was realized by America the main focus became to “get out” instead of “getting … Read more

Homosexuals in the Military

Homosexuals have been excluded from our society since our country’s beginning, giving them no equal protection underneath the large branch of the law. The Emancipation Proclamation gave freedom to blacks from slavery in the 1800’s and women were given the freedoms reserved for males in the early 1900’s with the women’s suffrage movement. But everyone … Read more

Military Organizational Structure

Organization involves a intentional formalized structure of roles. People working together towards a common goal, but in specialized areas. The overall effectiveness of any particular association is directly proportional to the functioning of its members. As a firm increases in size the participants lose sight of the concept of teamwork. To maintain the competitive edge … Read more