Essays Tagged: "United States Army"

Robert Edward Lee

f two distinguished Virginia families. He was a devoted son, an outstanding Westpoint cadet, and an United States army officer for thirty two years. He graduated second in his class.Lee started his im ... more in 1848, he was to supervise the construction of Fort Carrol for nearly four years.In 1852 the United States military academy at West Point became Lees home when he was appointed superintendent. ...

(2 pages) 52 0 3.0 Feb/1997

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

Who was Robert E. Lee? Was he a hero or was he a traitor?

pi, Louisiana, and Texas. General Winfield Scott asked Colonel Robert E. Lee to take command of the United States Army to put down the rebellion. Lee, however, offered his services to the newly electe ...

(4 pages) 62 1 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Catcher in the Rye", by Jerome David Salinger

e, despite his father's efforts to teach him the business of importing. Salinger was drafted by the United States Army in 1942 where he specialized in counter-intelligence. In 1944 he stormed Normandy ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A narrative essay about my first day of Army basic training.

ed Command sergeant major Martinez.After high school I decided to go and serve my country in the United States Army. I signed up January of 2002, my senior year of high school to be a medic. My ...

(3 pages) 152 1 2.1 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

"Army Regulars on the Western Frontier 1848-1861" by Durwood Ball.

forts along the Oregon Trail.Deployed to posts from the Missouri River to the Pacific in 1848, the United States Army undertook an old mission on frontiers new to the United States: occupying the wes ... ndian resistance; keeping the peace among feuding Indians, Hispanics, and Anglos; and consolidating United States sovereignty in the region. Overshadowing and complicating the frontier military missio ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Vietnam Memorial Interview/ "The Things They Carried" --Vanderbilt

Dazed & Confused in VietnamThomas Allen Marshall was apathetic when he was drafted to serve the United States army in Vietnam. This apathy did not last long once he actually set foot in the jungle ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The day I left Vietnam: Creative Writing Mr. Lally Class Assignment

ily including my parents, my three younger sisters, and I were goingto leave Vietnam to come to the United States. We had permission from theUnited States government to come over to the United States ... theUnited States government to come over to the United States because my fatherused to work for the United States Army during the Vietnam war. I wokeup about eight o'clock in the morning. After breakf ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

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

The CDC and USAMRIID also summary of The Demon In The Freezer

lish their missions by working with partners around the world and in this country like USAMRIID.The United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) is the Army's peacef ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Conflict Management Styles

another individual. I will discuss three conflict management approaches/styles that are used in my United States Army unit.Understanding Conflict IssuesThe presence of conflict among employees can ha ... aches/StylesDiscussed below are the three conflict management approaches/styles that are used in my United States Army unit:1. Integrating, which involves high concern for self as well as the other pa ...

(3 pages) 462 3 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Four Functions of Management

y utilized and applied in my current position as the Administrative Intelligence Specialist for the United States Army. My intelligence team is responsible for the gathering and processing of intellig ... nce analyzations are performed is the number one concern of our supervisors and the citizens of the United States.Organizing also applies to our daily operations and soldiers as well. We have flow cha ...

(4 pages) 174 1 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

To Be and What Not to Be: A Critical Analysis on Anton Myrer's Once An Eagle

o read because it is a clear representation of what it means and takes to be a great officer in the United States Army. It has taught me a lot of positive and negative attributes of leadership. Sam Da ... w smitten'"In my opinion this "eagle" is actually Sam Damon. An eagle has become the mascot for the United States, an all-powerful, ever-graceful animal. This reflects how Sam Damon's troops feel abou ...

(6 pages) 59 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

About the movie entitled "The Hurricane" and the book entitled "the 13th round"

eal with this was to fight. Carter had to get out of that kind of atmosphere, so he enlisted in the United States army. It was there where he learned how to box. Carter became The European Welterweigh ... l Court. He did this with the assistance of Myron Beldock and Professor Leon Friedman in 1985. "The United States District Court ruled that Carter's conviction had been based on racism rather than rea ...

(3 pages) 48 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Colin powell

ey aid to the Secretary of Defense and as National Security Advisor. He also served 35 years in the United States Army, rising to the rank of Four-Star General and serving as Chairman of the Joint Chi ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

SERRATIA MARCESCENS by Carter Stanley is a background research paper for a science fair project based on the virus Serratis Marcescens and its antibiotics Tetracycline and Streptomycin.

the opposite. The pivotal study called "Operation Sea Spray" was conducted in the early 1950's. The United States Army was testing how wind currents affected the spread of biochemical weapons. Giant b ...

(4 pages) 48 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The True American Dream, Is the title.

Many people throughout the United States have achieved their true american dream; the dream could be simple, such as just ownin ... ple, such as just owning a small house. The dream could also be big, like having a high rank in the United States Army serving and fighting for their country. It all depends on the type of person you ... erstanding, and also develop throughout the years.Their have been many people in different areas of United States that have made their american dream a reality. The way they make their dream a reality ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"Celebrating Our Veterans' Service"

he walks home from school. He opens the mailbox, takes out the mail, and finds an envelope from the United States Army. He freezes for a second then rips the envelope open to read the single page insi ... nding "NO!" for we, the American people shall not forget the service our veterans have rendered the United States of America. We shall go about our lives as if it was Veteran's Day everyday and help o ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.7 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

California Irrigation: The Dammed

the interior valley's (Harding 2). In 1849, George Horatio Derby, a topographical engineer for the United States Army was dispatched to survey the Great Central Valley's farming potential (Haslam 192 ... e homesteaders could acquire cheap government land for family farms.In 1846, it became clear to the United States that the government would control California. So, the Mexican governor Pio Pico hurrie ...

(5 pages) 61 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The Battle of Little Big Horn

le Big HornThe Battle of Little Big Horn is a large piece of american history. George Custer, was a United States Army officer who won fame as a Civil War general and an Indian fighter in the West. Cu ... ghorn became famous because of disagreement over the reasons for Custer's defeat.Marcus Reno, was a United States Army officer who also became known for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Passing an Amendment

should be put to a national vote.Anyone voting yes has to register as a volunteerfor service in the United States Army This is an amendment that was not passed in 1916. I believe that this shou ...

(1 pages) 21 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History