Essays Tagged: "United States Marine Corps"

Marines who have gone on to become Astronauts

"Marine Corps Astronauts"The United States Marine Corps has a long history with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ...

(9 pages) 64 0 4.7 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Alcoholic Shark. A drunk Shark?! No, but a funny tale that is best read while intoxicated! A favorite of Marines!

he Summer of 1973. My father was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps and had just arrived back in the United States from the island of Okinawa. He was originally supposed to go to Vietnam, but like many ... combat ready. The times were hard but they were also having a lot of fun.After arriving back in the United States, he was stationed in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina where he was to be a radio communica ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Modern Media's Influence on Youth Violence.

see in movies because they just don't know better.In the wake of high school shootings in Colorado, United States President Bill Clinton requested that the Federal Trade Commission investigate into wh ... amplify graphic violence and have made the carnage in games even more realistic. Seeing that in the United States alone, video game revenues exceed $10 billion annually; this is obviously a large port ...

(7 pages) 426 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Language and Culture.

language determines the culture. One such place to find this evidence would be in any branch of the United States' armed forces.Every day military culture includes a vast variety of ways to make the l ... cedures to names of people, places, or things. Take in account the very names of the services; USN: United States Navy, USA: United States Army, USMC: United States Marine Corps, USAF: United States A ...

(2 pages) 123 1 1.8 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Interview/Paper On Marine Mike Hoffman's Experiences In Iraq.

shirt, who conveniently happened to be a Marine, gave me the start I needed."WHAT IS A MARINE?""The United States Marine Corps is over 223 years of romping, stomping, hell, death and destruction. The ...

(11 pages) 114 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Iraq Experience of an Medical Officer (own words)

it and offshore, aboard the Navy hospital ship Comfort.On the battlefield, corpsmen moving with the Marines are usually the first medical personnel to treat the wounded. Those requiring more care are ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

History of the United States Marine Corps

The motto of the United States Marine Corps is "Semper Fidelis", meaning, "Always Faithful". The Marines have lived u ... y in the Marine Corps. Ever. That fact is very impressive, seeing as the Marines are older than the United States of America itself. In 1775, during the Revolutionary War, the Continental Congr ... ttalions of marines be raised." The purpose of these Marines was to create a landing forces for the United States Navy. After America won the Revolutionary War in 1783, congress decided that the Marin ...

(4 pages) 58 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"A Few Good Men'. Summary of the movie along with character analysis: Did the characters of the movie display good moral values?

s the marines in line, and if Marines strictly carried out their service as the book of regulations states, then America would not be free.The victims in both "A Few Good Men" and "The Caine Mutiny", ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Modernizing Military Logistics: The U.S. Marine Corps

In late 2000 and through 2001 the United States Marine Corps came to a realization. Their supply chain systems and logistics databases ... their ability to catch up is the change in environment. Being a Logistics Readiness Officer in the United States Air Force and having been on the ground in a combined joint operation in Afghanistan a ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.7 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An Interview With A Marine

need people who like to lead for our country's defense and also men who are willing to die for the United States.Q: Where were you stationed at for your training? A: I was stationed at the Marine Cor ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


e vision and mission statements.Section 1.6: Definition and Acronyms: DOD - Department of Defense - United States government entity responsible for defense and combat readiness of American Military Fo ... Repair facility for the maintenance of combat ground equipment.MCLB - Marine Corps Logistics Base - United States Marine Base for logistical support, located in Barstow, Ca., and the Yermo Annex.WL - ...

(18 pages) 78 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Functions of Management

nd that team is capable of higher throughput, a manager should convey this to senior leadership.The Marine Corps offers a quite different perspective of management. Managers in the Marine Corps are to ... or,”Mission accomplishment, what does that mean?” will surely ensue. It is true that the Marine Corps is unique. Marines are Marines.Tell a Marine there is a job to do and they will do it. ...

(4 pages) 43 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Sir! Yes, sir! Delegation and the United States Marine Corps

Sir! Yes, sir! Delegation and the United States Marine CorpsAbstractDelegation will be described and discussed. Details of the delegat ... etails of the delegation process will be provided and examples will be given. Delegation within the United States Marine Corps will be addressed in the conclusion.Delegation is one of the most importa ... the ideas they contribute are given the attention of senior leadership. Even a company as large as United Parcel Service encourages the input of their workers. The workers at UPS are challenged to fi ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.8 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Battle of new orleans

14,450 of Great Britain's finest troops were lead to destroy a much smaller force of 3,500 to 5,000 United States troops. This was part of the War of 1812 that was fought from June 1812 to the spring ... ely 2,000 men while American losses were less 100. Thereafter, Great Britain finally recognized the United States as an independent nation with the power to defend itself.2. OVERVIEW: The purpose of t ...

(5 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


vel marksmanship training. Are the Marines training for battle or "quall- day"? MCO 3574.2J states "The objective of marksmanship training is to develop and maintain individual skills to a com ... that it has saved lives. Perhaps the Marines need to get on board as well. MCO 3574.2J also states "…this Order should not be interpreted as limiting the commander in conducting additio ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Long March

, through Sgt O'Leary and Col Templeton. Although both men held a loyalty first and foremost to the United States Marine Corps, upon closer inspection it is seen that these loyalties held distinct dif ... Corps. He was a regular enlisted man whose career and life ambitions were one in the same - to be a United States Marine. This is a loyalty not uncommon in soldiers throughout the history of the Marin ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Acceptance Essay : Harvard Entrance

l. Only days after my eighteenth birthday, with these idealistic notions in mind, I enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. When the twin towers collapsed my heart collapsed for those killed, thei ... wering need to help them. I wish to return to Iraq, another third world country or even here in the United States and provide medical care to an impoverished community. Since I was a child I desired t ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

U.S. Legal Drinking Age

lcohol prohibition was unsuccessful. In 1920, the government decided to put a ban on alcohol in the United States which made it illegal to consume or possess the substance. This was a disastrous failu ... age and the substantially lower number of alcoholics and drunk driving deaths when compared to the United States was apparent because responsible drinking was taught at a young age. The legal drinkin ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Management in the Marine Corps

trolling. I will encounter these four functions on a daily basis as a Motor Transport Chief, in the United States Marine Corps. These functions and how often they are used will vary between every mana ...

(5 pages) 31 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making


with children, a white Anglo-Saxon male who is unemployed and a Hawaiian medically retired from the United States Marine Corps who is working for the Veterans Administration. Now we can proceed to mak ...

(4 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication