My motivation for seeking admittance to the U.S. Military Academy started in my early childhood. When I was a child I said I wanted to be a soldier and serve my country in the most honorable way possible. To this day that has not changed. The military always fascinated me. In my childhood I would watch military documentaries over cartoons. They still continue to intrigue me. Going into high school I considered the different branches of the armed forces. I decided the Army was the best fit for me and that becoming an active duty officer will be the best path to take to make the Army a career. In my junior year of high school that plan changed slightly. When I turned seventeen I decided to enlist in the Army reserves through the split option. This allowed me to …show more content…
At the same time I am applying again for West Point. I am determined to get into West Point. In the fall I will be attending Valley Forge Military College to improve my academics and open up more opportunities for myself. Why specifically West Point and not some ROTC? West Point is the premier way to become an active duty officer. The U.S. Military Academy offers the best education and the best training. If I am going to become an officer in the Army I want to be one of the best and West Point produces some of the best officers in the Military. West Point will also challenge me and push me to be a better person and to do better. I want that challenge. I want to be the best that I can be. I want to learn and become a better person, a more knowledgeable person, a more focused person, a more driven person, and most importantly, a leader. As I have mentioned before I want to make a career out of the Army. As far as my plans for the future of my military career I would like to become an officer and stay in as long I can and become an accomplished officer. This is a job I have always wanted to
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1. While most believe that the assassination of the Arch-Duke Francis Ferdinand was the sole event that caused the out break of World War I, there were many other underlying events that created the trouble between the major European powers. (section 25-1, Spielvogel). One of the major underlying causes was nationalism. While most thought that every nationality having their own nation-state would help people get along it did nothing but cause even more competition.
Social studies omega What was the reason for fort griffin to be constructed, when was it built and, who came up with the idea? Fort griffin was a legendary fort. Fort griffin began as the military fort in 1867, Griffin and other Forts such as fort Concho, fort phantom were all established by the government. Griffin was built to keep settlers protected from Native Americans and outlaws.
I want to be like Chris Kyle because of his perseverance, dedication, and determination. I learned that all the branches of the military work together. I also learned that the branches of the military request for a certain position and then they get what is available no matter the branch. Also, I learned that soldiers get stars for their work in combat. Another thing that I learned was that soldiers pack a lot for deployment unlike what I thought that they packed hardly anything due to the circumstances of having a lot of people coming at one time.
As mentioned in Napoleons’ Button (Couteur and Burreson, 2003), ever since the discovery of penicillin, wound infection declines, saving plenty of lives, especially during the World War 2. The rapid advancement of drugs has indeed come a long way and even revolutionized the world. Drugs such as paracetemol helps to subside one’s fever and provide pain relief. On the other hand, drugs that are widely used illegally such as cocaine would be detrimental to one’s personal health when consumed. In any case, the mere existence of drugs is good in nature.
As cannon balls flew threw the sky, I knew I had to save my country. My family heard about our glory, that we won Trenton. I have decided to re-enlist for three reasons which are family, glory and freedom. These three reasons are very important, especially for us soldiers.
My father had made some bad business deals and lost all of the family's money. When I was two years old, my dad went to debtor's prison. A few years later my dad went to the West Indies and never returned. Becoming a soldier, since my family didn't have any money, I saw the military as a great way to get a free education and to have a career. I entered the West Point Military Academy at the age of 18 and graduated in 1829 near the top of the class.
I could have gone to ROTC for example and still had a chance to experience some normal civilian college life. I also could have attended a normal civilian college, graduated, and then gone to Officer Candidate School for 12 weeks and fulfilled my duty to serve, sigh… But I chose West Point because I had to Optimize and chose the best feasible option at my disposal. West Point produces some of the best Officers in the Army as well as produces men and women of character. I weighted these benefits over the normal college experience and optimized my choices by choosing to attend West Point.
I started attending Fork Union Military Academy in the sixth grade and have stayed throughout my entire high school career. To me, this in itself is a large accomplishment and is something I am very proud of. Every cadet goes through many ups and downs, I know in my seven years I have seen more than my fair share of trouble, but like my father always said, it 's not how you fall, but how you pick yourself back up. I made sure to do everything I could to show those around me, and to prove to myself, that I could pick myself up and accomplish anything. I faced and continue to face many different challenges in my daily life, those that every teenager faces, and also those that have been presented to me because of the kind of environment I placed myself in.
First month of Warrant Officer Basic Course The role of the military officer today is very complex, challenging, and very rewarding. The transition into Warrant Officer Basic Course (WOBC) has displayed a few of those characteristics. Upon arrival to the WOBC we as newly appointed Warrant Officers were welcomed with open arms. Not only was the students eager to get started and to begin learning on how to become future 131As but the instructors were as eager to coach, influence and direct the class in the direction needed not only becoming newly certified 131A but to become the future of the 131A cohort. During our first few weeks at WOBC we continued to get acclimated with the new surroundings of Fort Sill and continued to get accustomed to the transition from being enlisted to the officer branch.
As I am getting ready to begin my college years, my experience in America is getting richer every day. I have realized how much opportunities I have being an American citizen and living in this part of the world compared to the life i lived in Togo and I intend to make the most of it. I’m working toward my goals and one of them is to join the military. I always have the desire of serving people and I believe serving in the Military is one way to show my gratitude to my new country and its
The military is seen throughout history serving and protecting a greater cause than their own. Historically, the United States would have never existed without a military. It was the organized revolutionary army that earned us freedom from Great Britain. The purpose of the military is to protect a nation’s citizens and territory from threats. The military gave me a different perspective to see the greater good is more important than myself.
High school? It was one of the best four years a teenager could have experience as a human on earth. On my first day of freshman year I had no idea what high school would have for me. As the years progressed throughout high school many army recruiters tried to convince me to join the service as soon as my graduation was over. The ability to join and protect our country is very honorable but the fear of going to war and having the possible chance of dying is not a great career path to follow.
Eight years ago I walked into a Navy recruiter's office and said, " If I join today, when is the soonest I can go to boot camp? " I did not know what to expect. However I was sure of one thing, and that was that I wanted to join the United States Navy. As those eight years ensued, the Navy began to mold me physically and mentally. Some of the changes I underwent were positive, and others were rather uncouth.
I want to be a Warrant Officer because this is how I can best serve my country. Society expects me to fulfill an enormous amount of responsibilities. I will do so with the most humble head all while fulfilling my responsibilities. I am ready, willing and highly motivated to enter what is perhaps the most challenging chapter in my
Throughout my childhood and adolescent years, I always had a dream of joining the military. Though it was a choice, I still did not have any inside information of what it would be like, and the requirements and specifics of the Army. It wasn't until 2005 when I decided to join the United States Army that all my concerns and questions were answered by a recruit; and I was guided through the whole process to enter and prep for the Army. If it was not for the confidences and motivation of my recruiter back in 2005, I might have not made my leap and probably would not be in this uniform today. Becoming a member of the United States Army recruiting team means having a physical and mental toughness in order to perform efficiently.