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    junior reserve officer training corps(NJROTC) my freshman year of highschool. I joined and competed in many activities such as air rifle, armed drill exhibition, chain gang, community service, and orienteering. The unit taught me discipline and how to become a leader. It gave me the advantage I desired to be one step closer to becoming a Marine. The military is seen throughout history serving and protecting a greater cause than their own. Historically, the United States would have never existed without

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    “Make no mistake marines are ware fighters. I mean they are really good at what they do. The only time they are not good at what they do is when someone puts shackles on them.” My dream is to become a marine, and learn all I can so I can pass my knowledge on to someone else. Marine Corps, The Corps, has been known to be the first to fight and will expand my knowledge about opportunities provided to me through military service. After high school, I plan to enlist in the Marine Corps to be a part of

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    A topic that the Marine Corps has been debating for the past decade is whether or not there should be a policy regarding tattoos. It has been a constant struggle to balance the personal desires of the individual Marine and maintain the appearance of professionalism that is expected of the Marine Corps. A tattoo policy definitely needs to be in place in order to maintain a positive perception, sustain good order and discipline, and provide a standard of uniformity. As one of the elite fighting

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    of the U.S. Marine Corps that died fighting. The Iwo Jima Memorial, also known as the United States Marine Corps War Memorial, is a great work of art that was based on a famous photo from the Battle of Iwo Jima, with six soldiers raising a flag on top of Mt. Suribachi. It was dedicated in 1954 to all of the soldiers who have died for our country since the 1775.     The Iwo Jima Memorial was created to honor all of the soldiers that have been killed in the military since the United States’ beginning

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    My training occurred in one of the finest leadership schools in the world: the United States Marine Corps. Consequently, my instruction was not delivered by a professor in a university lecture hall. Rather, my leadership skills were acquired through interaction with every Marine leader I met; in every moment of every hour of every day; in every detail, every action, and every contingency. For ten years as a Marine officer, I was immersed in a culture of excellence built upon a foundation of teamwork

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    serve my country. Since I was 15 years old I wanted to serve my country, but it couldn’t happen in my birth country. I moved to the United Stated when I was 17, and since the United States became my country, I wanted to serve here too. I served four years in the Marines Corps. It was a great experience, and I learned a lot from them. I was really proud to be a Marine, but there was something else I wanted to do. I consider myself to be a person who likes laws and rule. Rules and laws make people

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    What I have learned from experience and how it impacted me First and foremost, being in the United States Marine Corps for over 22 years I have learned a lot from experience. I learned just like in the military, in my civilian job now I am always on duty. Importantly there are set hours of work, the work can still venture into your personal life. My time in the Marine Corps I made sure my uniform was squared away at all times, now in the civilian profession I got to work in business casual

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    Iwo Jima Research Papers

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    Off of an island of Japan, many landing crafts wash ashore dropping the doors as seventy thousand United States Marines storm the beaches while being shot at by eighteen thousand Japanese soldiers. This is the battle of Iwo Jima which occurred on Feb 19, 1945 and ended on Mar 26, 1945. The island of Iwo Jima is like a paradise island with clear water and golden-white beaches, pretty trees of different kinds and of course a tall mountain called Mount Suribachi. Back in 1945, the trees were blown

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    Becoming a Marine M.P. For one of the most intense and vertiginous jobs in the world, you should consider a job in the Marines. If you like to travel and explore larger parts of world, the United States Marine Corps allows for those opportunities. Marine M.P. serve and protect while keeping order and enforcing the law, therefor by better understanding the educational requirements, job advancements, job responsibilities, and retirement opportunities, you better grasp the dedication people have

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    Marine Stereotypes Essay

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    Guns, violence, ignorance, and marines; how do these all link together? Over periods of time certain groups get stuck with reputations, which are either good and bad. Humans have a tendency to make assumptions or make sense of things, so individuals categorize people into groups. Many of these groups share common characteristics and abilities which can be misunderstood by individuals. This is where stereotypes and misconceptions are formed. Stereotypes are a widely believed mental picture of a group

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    Andrew Jackson Lummus Jr. was one of only two NFL players to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. Known as Jack, he was a talented, young end for the New York Giants. He was more than just a great end, though. He was a military 1st Lieutenant and a hero for our country. He left being an end with an inspiring future to help our country win one of the most savage battles in U.S. history, Iwo Jima. In this battle in Japan, Jack Lummus led his troops like a great leader. He sacrificed his life for

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    college is to be commissioned as a United States Marine Corps Officer and I won’t settle for anything shy of that. I was raised on the morals of integrity, hard work, and persistence. In addition to these qualities, I have acquired several others throughout my aging and advancement through life. I received the Stephen Decatur Award from Vice Admiral Barry McCullough (U.S.N. Ret.) and the Surface Navy Association in 2015 for “Demonstrating the Navy’s [and Marine Corps’] core values of honor, courage

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    THE BATTLE OF FORT RIVIERE The history of the United States can be described through many lenses. One such lens focuses on military actions and decisions, and how those decisions played into the ever-changing history of America. There are many well documented and popularized American wars and battles, which is why this mission command analysis will focus on a battle during the relatively unknown American occupation of Haiti. The battle of Fort Riviere occurred on the 17th of November, 1915 in mountainous

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    Battle Of Tarawa Essay

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    course of four days, the 2nd Marine Division lost over 3,000 men to the heavily defended coastlines of Tarawa Atoll. Even though the Battle resulted in an American victory, it caused Naval and Marine Corps leaders to reevaluate traditional amphibious assault doctrine. While the principles of simplicity and offensive were followed, the principles of surprise and maneuver were not, which resulted in the mass casualties and lessons learned at Tarawa. In 1943, the United States began its main offensive

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    photographer, Joseph Rosenthal, captured one of the world's most famous photographs on top of Mt. Suribachi during the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. This photograph, Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima, portrays six United States soldiers raising a flag proving that the battle was over and the United States came out victorious. Joe Rosenthal was able to capture sacrifice, victory, freedom, pride, and honor all in a single photograph. This photograph became a symbolic image for the American people and was published

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    skills and high level of professional competence have contributed significantly to the unit's high state of readiness. Highlights of his specific accomplishments include: - As an Awase Watch Supervisor, he expertly troubleshot multiple major system casualties and trained detachment personnel. He dedicated over 68 hours troubleshooting the Timing Frequency Distribution System (AN/BYQ-9), Solid State Power Amplifiers and Antenna Maintenance System Control Console, greatly contributing to the restoral

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    Operation AL FAJR

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    Leadership is a form of art and science. There are various strings attached to this term that turn into actions and influences. One of the most influential leadership organizations are those men and women who serve the United States within military forces. Every person in this organization has some sort of leadership role that is critical and influential to the force. One of the biggest challenges that good leaders face is the encounter with another good leader. Though the initial thought would be

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    In the autobiography, a Rumor of War, Philip Caputo, talks about his experience in the Vietnam War. He tells us why he joins the Marines until the day he was released from active duty. A rumor for the story about war and how it changed men like Phillip Caputo, John Kerry Silvio Burgio and Tim Carey. This paper is based on Philip Caputo and how the Vietnam War changed him through his time before the war, during the war and after the war. Philip Caputo was raised in the small town of Westchester, Illinois

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    I've attended the ball numerous times some while on active duty, at times with dates, at times with friends, but today it is with someone special. Today, November 10th, is the 240th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps (USMC), and I am anxious. I've been planning this for weeks, and two days ago I visited my favorite spa at Nordstroms in preparations for today. I had a full body depilation, and a body wrap as well. This morning I returned for a french manicure/pedicure, and deep tissue massage

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    is mine. My rifle is my best friend. Without me, my rifle is nothing. Without my rifle, I am nothing. (Jarhead, Swofford)”” When reading this section of the book, you can tell that Swofford is changing from the person he was before he joined the Marines, he now feels that without the rifle, he is nothing. That the rifle is apart of his identify and allows himself to have the strength and power within himself through the extension of the rifle. - When using the piece of tape over his mouth with a

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