Military Essays (Examples)

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Military History

Pages: 7 (2223 words) Sources: 11 Document Type:Essay Document #:42630182

The Past Present and Future of Warfare Impact of Technology and Strategy
Introduction
Military tactics and strategies are essential in warfare. Without the right tactics and strategy, it is impossible to win wars. By definition, military strategy is the planning, coordination, and implementation of military operations to meet some set objectives. Tactics can be defined as short-term military strategies in the field of operations in terms of the equipment to use, how to use them, and troop movement. According to renowned … terms of the equipment to use, how to use them, and troop movement. According to renowned Carl von Clausewitz, who was a distinguished military strategist and theorist, the strategy is how to utilize battles to win wars and tactics is how to utilize troops and weaponry in … theorized, defined, or utilized in different ways at different times in history. In this work, it is my argument that……

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Grieco, K. A. (2018). The 2018 national defense strategy: continuity and competition. Strategic Studies Quarterly, 12(2), 3-8.

Henry, R. S. (2016). “First With the Most” Forrest. Pickle Partners Publishing.

Hundley, R. O. (1999). Past Revolutions, Future Transformations. What Can the History of Revolutions in Military Affairs Tell us about Transforming the US Military? (No. RAND-MR-1029-DARPA). RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA.

Noel, E. (1905). Gustaf Adolf (King of Sweden): The Father of Modern War. Bale & Danielsson.

Parrot, D. A. (1985). Strategy and Tactics in the Thirty Years\\\\\\\\\\\\' War: The\\\\\\\\\\\\" Military Revolution.\\\\\\\\\\\\" Militärgeschichtliche Zeitschrift, (2), 7.

Phifer, M. (2012). A Handbook of Military Strategy and Tactics. Vij Books India Pvt Ltd.

RisCassi, R. W. (1997). Doctrine for joint operations in a combined environment: A necessity. Military Review, 77(1), 103.

Steele, B. (2005). Military Reengineering Between the World Wars. RAND NATIONAL DEFENSE RESEARCH INST SANTA MONICA CA.

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Military Aviation Lack Of Training Personnel And Equipment

Pages: 6 (1677 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Capstone Project Document #:77103001

… Office, 2019). The reason for this malaise is not clear but there are two possible originating problems that are just as common to military aviation as they are to the other branches of the military. First, military aviation was dedicating insufficient resources, including time, to maintenance. The period of the War on Terror had many specialized personnel in many departments … do on a typical day is not aircraft maintenance.
As less man hours are directed at maintaining aircraft, a second problem arises: the military ends up with fewer aircrafts that are in good enough a condition to fly. As fewer planes are availed to pilots to fly, … pilots to fly, they end up flying less and this reduces the urgency for training and retraining. This is especially true for non-deployed military aviation units (Burke, 2018). With fewer training sessions, pilots tend to make more mistakes. All the……

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Burke, C. (2018). The Biggest Problems Facing Military Aviation, According To An Army Aviator. Task and purpose. Retrieved from  https://taskandpurpose.com/the-biggest-problems-facing-military-aviation-according-to-an-army-aviator 

Deal, K. (2019). Military MRO: Solving the maintenance skills shortage with augmented reality. Military embedded system. Retrieved from  http://www.mil-embedded.com/articles/id/?7274 

Pint, E. M., Schnaubelt, C. M., Dalzell, S., Hastings, J. L., Speed, P., & Shanley, M. G. (2017). Review of Army Total Force Policy Implementation (No. RR-1958-A). RAND ARROYO CENTER SANTA MONICA CA SANTA MONICA United States.

U.S. Department of Defense, (2016). National Guard and Reserve Equipment Report for Fiscal Year 2017. Washington, D.C.

United States Government Accountability Office, (2019). “ARMY READINESS: Progress and Challenges in Rebuilding Personnel, Equipping, and Training.” Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, Committee on Armed Services, U.S. Senate. Defense Capabilities and Management.

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Managing Organizational Stress In Military

Pages: 1 (370 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:98151001


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Meredith, L.S., Sherbourne, C.D., Gaillot, S., Hansell, L. Rtschard, H.V., Parker, A.M. & Wrenn, G. (2011). Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Military. Retrieved from https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2011/RAND_MG996.pdf
Sinclair, R.R. & Britt, T.W. (2013). Building Psychological Resilience in Military Personnel: Theory and Practice. New York, NY: American Psychological Association.…

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Meredith, L.S., Sherbourne, C.D., Gaillot, S., Hansell, L. Rtschard, H.V., Parker, A.M. & Wrenn, G. (2011). Promoting Psychological Resilience in the U.S. Military. Retrieved from  https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/monographs/2011/RAND_MG996.pdf 

Sinclair, R.R. & Britt, T.W. (2013). Building Psychological Resilience in Military Personnel: Theory and Practice. New York, NY: American Psychological Association.

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Comparing Irans Military And Culture To The U S Military And Culture

Pages: 8 (2313 words) Sources: 10 Document Type:Essay Document #:35757446

Introduction
Military is an extension of culture, politics and history. As Eric Ouellet (n.d.) points out, understanding a nation’s military requires that one focus “on the organized violence of armed groups; whether this violence is actual, potential, or symbolic” (p. 30). When it … the U.S. and Iran, no two countries could be more different. The U.S. is a liberal, Western democracy with the world’s biggest all-volunteer military. Iran is a Middle Eastern nation that operates under a theocracy and mandates military service for its men. In the U.S., the military is something separate and distinct from civilian life—soldiers are respected and honored for their courage and sacrifice and regarded as heroes for defending … from civilian life—soldiers are respected and honored for their courage and sacrifice and regarded as heroes for defending the nation; but in Iran, military service is mandatory and there is no clear line between civilian……

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Adams, G., & Murray, S. (Eds.). (2014). Mission creep: the militarization of US foreign policy?. Georgetown University Press.

Butler, S. (2003). War is a Racket. LA: Feral House.

Chambers, J. (2003). To Raise an Army: The Draft Comes to Modern America. New York: The Free Press.

Forsling, C. (2017). The military has a toxic leadership problem. Retrieved from  https://taskandpurpose.com/military-toxic-leadership-problem 

Jacobson, M. (2008). Sanctions against Iran: A promising struggle. Washington Quarterly, 31(3), 69-88.

Ouellet, E. (n.d.). New directions in military sociology.

Reuters. (2019). Senior Iranian military adviser threatens broad response to any U.S. move. Retrieved from  https://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-iran-guards/senior-iranian-military-adviser-threatens-broad-response-to-any-u-s-move-idUSKBN1W50WG 

Snow, R., & Wynn, S. T. (2018). Managing Opioid Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Veterans. Journal of psychosocial nursing and mental health services, 56(6), 36-42.

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Advantages Of Using Military Airpower

Pages: 1 (337 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:56771290

AirPower capabilities have made it the “easy call”
I agree with what you say about the article by John Garofano. Senior military leaders need to have a combination of both military analysis and political relevancies. However, I believe that there is also a need to have a critical analysis of the importance of airpower … relevancies. However, I believe that there is also a need to have a critical analysis of the importance of airpower before any deployment. Military leaders will receive gratification only if they properly understand the cost implications of deploying airpower (Garofano 2000). Airpower can be deployed easily and … the UAVs without the enemy forces realizing (Kalilizad and Shapiro 2002).
With proper analysis of the cost implications of deploying the UAV then military leaders will come to understand the impact of their decision. Therefore, understanding the cost incurred when one is shot down will be an……

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Garofano, John. 2000. \\\\"Deciding on military intervention: What is the role of senior military leaders?\\\\" Naval War College Review LIII (2):40-64.

Kalilizad, Z, and J Shapiro. 2002. United States Air and Space Power in the 21st Century. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation.

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Depression In The Military

Pages: 11 (3156 words) Sources: 11 Document Type:Research Paper Document #:55497619

The Military and Mental Health
Introduction
The military provides an opportunity for men and women to serve their country. However, in the conduct of that service there are certain risks that … women to serve their country. However, in the conduct of that service there are certain risks that can damage the mental health of military servicemen. Those risks can be associated with PTSD incurred from situations in combat, abuse, drug addiction, or lack of a positive value system … lack of a positive value system that causes a soldier to deteriorate from within as he has nothing beyond his duty in the military to give him meaning or to sustain him through the long hours, months and years. Some servicemen go to their doctors for assistance … veterans returning from the Middle East has been increasing exponentially in recent years. One way that leaders have been trained to deal……

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Bonde, J. P., Utzon-Frank, N., Bertelsen, M., Borritz, M., Eller, N. H., Nordentoft, M., ... & Rugulies, R. (2016). Risk of depressive disorder following disasters and military deployment: systematic review with meta-analysis. The British Journal of Psychiatry, 208(4), 330-336.

Bonelli, R., Dew, R. E., Koenig, H. G., Rosmarin, D. H., & Vasegh, S. (2012). Religious and spiritual factors in depression: review and integration of the research. Depression research and treatment, 2012.

Casey Jr, G. W. (2011). Comprehensive soldier fitness: A vision for psychological resilience in the US Army. American Psychologist, 66(1), 1.

Dolphin, K. E., Steinhardt, M. A., & Cance, J. D. (2015). The role of positive emotions in reducing depressive symptoms among Army wives. Military Psychology, 27(1), 22-35.

Griffith, J., & West, C. (2013). Master resilience training and its relationship to individual well-being and stress buffering among Army National Guard soldiers. The journal of behavioral health services & research, 40(2), 140-155.

Kang, H. K., Bullman, T. A., Smolenski, D. J., Skopp, N. A., Gahm, G. A., & Reger, M. A. (2015). Suicide risk among 1.3 million veterans who were on active duty during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Annals of epidemiology, 25(2), 96-100.

Maslow, A. H. (1943). A theory of human motivation. Psychological Review, 50(4), 370.

Reivich, K. J., Seligman, M. E., & McBride, S. (2011). Master resilience training in the US Army. American Psychologist, 66(1), 25.

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US And Poland Relations And Military Partnerships

Pages: 3 (978 words) Sources: 4 Document Type:Essay Document #:95804576

… it meets its NATO obligations and to sustain operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. The U.S. has also provided financial assistance to the Polish military (U.S. Department of State, 2019). The U.S. has provided equipment and defense supplies to help the Polish military upgrade and modernize its equipment. Poland maintains an embassy in the United States (U.S. Department of State, 2019). The United States and Poland … equipment. Poland maintains an embassy in the United States (U.S. Department of State, 2019). The United States and Poland maintain strong economic and military bilateral relations. The Polish people have demonstrated themselves to……

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CIA (2019). The World Factbook: Poland. Retrieved from https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/pl.html

IntoPoland. (n.d.). Geography of Poland. Retrieved from  http://www.intopoland.com/poland-info/geography-of-poland.html 

Peszke, M. (2017). Polish Armed Forces, 1918-present. Oxford Bibliographies. Retrieved from  https://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199791279/obo-9780199791279-0150.xml 

U.S. Department of State. (2019, June 10). U.S. Relations with Poland. Retrieved from  https://www.state.gov/u-s-relations-with-poland/ 

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Hurricane Katrina Military Response

Pages: 4 (1256 words) Sources: 3 Document Type:Essay Document #:19776713

… (Lewis, 2009; Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina, 2006). Thus, it was basically up to the military to provide assistance, and since the military—particularly the U.S. Coast Guard was animated by coherent and unified “spirit of mission,” it was able to rise to the challenge and provide … relief, support and rescue operations that FEMA and the local agencies were unable to give. This paper will discuss the role of the military in the disaster response to Katrina.
Coast Guard
The U.S. Coast Guard played one of the most important roles. The Brookings Institution (2007) … personally responsible for injecting some capacity for interoperability among the various civilian agencies at different levels—local, state and federal—integrating with that an effective military response” (p. 3). In other words, the military leadership of Allen is what was required to get the civilian agencies to begin……

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The Brookings Institution. (2007). 9/11, Katrina and the future of interagency disaster response. Retrieved from  https://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/20070529.pdf 

E-PARCC Collaborative Governance Initiative. (2008). Collaboration Amid Crisis: The Department of Defense During Hurricane Katrina Teaching Note. Retrieved from  https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/uploadedFiles/parcc/eparcc/cases/Moynihan-%20Teaching%20Notes.pdf 

Lewis, D. E. (2009). Revisiting the administrative presidency: Policy, patronage, and agency competence. Presidential Studies Quarterly, 39(1), 60-73.

Philipps, D. (2017). Seven hard lessons responders to Harvey learned from Katrina. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/07/us/hurricane-harvey-katrina-federal-responders.html

Samaan, J. L., & Verneuil, L. (2009). Civil–Military Relations in Hurricane Katrina: a case study on crisis management in natural disaster response. Humanitarian Assistance: Improving US-European Cooperation, Center for Transatlantic Relations/Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD/Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin, 413-432.

Select Bipartisan Committee to Investigate the Preparation for and Response to Hurricane Katrina. (2006). A failure of initiative. Retrieved from  http://govinfo.library.unt.edu/a257.g.akamaitech.net/7/257/2422/15feb20061230/www.gpoaccess.gov/katrinareport/mainreport.pdf 

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1864 And Grant S Union Military Strategy

Pages: 2 (729 words) Sources: 2 Document Type:Essay Document #:37058466

In 1864, Ulysses S. Grant assumed command of the Union Armies, shifting the Union’s military strategy and leading to some key victories. But the Union also faced setbacks in this phase of the war. In this discussion you … as well as their successes and failures.
Consider the following in a post of at least 550 words:
• How was the Union military strategy in 1864 successful and unsuccessful in the eastern and western theaters of the war?
The military strategy of Ulysses S. Grant and the leadership of President Lincoln are widely credited for the success of the Union Army during the … and attempting to take advantage of its greater knowledge of the land on which the battles were being fought. Lincoln himself had little military experience but stressed the need to press the Confederacy at multiple, rather than single points of attack (Brooks, 2017).
Grant decided that……

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Brooks, R. (2017). What were the major strategies of the Civil War? Civil War Saga. Retrieved from:  http://civilwarsaga.com/civil-war-strategies/ 

Pearlman, M. (2016). Union at risk: How Lincoln and Grant nearly lost the war in 1864. Civil War Times. Retrieved from: https://www.historynet.com/the-union-at-risk-how-lincoln-and-grant-nearly-lost-the-war- in-1864.htm

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Race And Ethnicity In The US Military

Pages: 7 (1974 words) Sources: 5 Document Type:Essay Document #:16924366

… Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, as have many black communities across the nation. However, for blacks and other races and ethnicities in the military, the desire to speak out against oppression while at the same time honoring and respecting the flag and the rule of law has … War—with some veterans even feeling conflicted about where to stand on the issue. When it comes to race and ethnicity in the US military, the conflict between supporting a popular movement by taking a knee and supporting the troops by standing up for the flag is one … flag is one that many face.
Othering
One of the most problematic issues at the heart of race in America and in the military is the issue of othering. Othering is the treatment of another person as alien, as different, and as someone to be excluded from … the act of taking the……

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Works Cited

Carbado, Devon W. \\\\\\"Racial naturalization.\\\\\\" American Quarterly 57.3 (2005): 633-658.

Graber, Shane M., Ever J. Figueroa, and Krishnan Vasudevan. \\\\\\"Oh, Say, Can You Kneel: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Newspaper Coverage of Colin Kaepernick’s Racial Protest.\\\\\\" Howard Journal of Communications (2019): 1-17.

Morrison, Toni. “Recitatif.” Skin Deep. Doubleday, 1995.

Naber, Nadine. “Osama’s Daughters: Cultural Racism, Nation-Based Racism, and the Intersectionality of Oppressions after 9/11.” Review of Women’s Studies, 5 (2009), 50-63.

Sabo, Samantha, et al. \\\\\\"Everyday violence, structural racism and mistreatment at the US– Mexico border.\\\\\\" Social Science & Medicine 109 (2014): 66-74.

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