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Reflective-thecommonblackhawk

Reflective Statement Core Value I. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. With technology taking over the writing practice, it is now easier than … Continue reading

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Bibliography-thecommonblackhawk

Annotated Bibliography Bornmann, J. W. (2009). Becoming soldiers: Army basic training and the negotiation of identity (Order No. 3349632). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (304880565). Retrieved from http://ezproxy.rowan.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/304880565?accountid=13605 Background: It is hard for outsiders to grasp the challenge … Continue reading

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Research Argument-thecommonblackhawk

A Resilient Soldier Army Basic Combat Training is the Army’s way of washing out those not fit to serve. Through the “boot camp” method of training, the Army sends aspiring soldiers to hell and back forcing them to question every … Continue reading

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Rebuttal—thecommonblackhawk

Needs a Title To graduate basic combat training, a recruit must be able to think on their feet, be able to cope with tough conditions, and must be in great physical shape. Anyone who cannot meet those standards will wash out. … Continue reading

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Causal Argument—thecommonblackhawk

Pursuing Happiness While unknown to those outside of the military community, the defeat and belittlement that we faced in boot camp built up a positive mindset within us. While this sounds counterintuitive, some sense may be made of this. From the … Continue reading

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Survey for Soldiers

Question 1) I felt a wide array of deep emotions throughout training 2) My unit/platoon often failed tasks provided by my drill sergeant 3) I was rarely able to accomplish the given tasks on my own 4) I often second … Continue reading

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Definition Argument-thecommonblackhawk

Army Basic Combat Training is the Army’s way of washing out those not fit to serve. Through the “boot camp” method of training, the Army sends aspiring soldiers to hell and back forcing them to question every decision they have … Continue reading

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Open Strong- thecommonblackhawk

Mathematicians may soon serve on the front lines of the battle against purposeful realignment of voting districts. Known as gerrymandering, political parties can realign voting boundaries to give the power to the minority. Moon Duchin, a professor at Tufts University, began training mathematical … Continue reading

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White Paper-thecommonblackhawk

Content Descriptions: Mindset of recruits during boot camp Positive approach vs. negative approach Belittle causes positivity? What motivates the recruit? Being yelled at or showing off success to family? Working Hypothesis: While unknown to those outside of the military community, the defeat … Continue reading

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PolioNotes-thecommonblackhawk

A white paper is a preliminary paper, a sample paper, and a place to tryout ideas. It’s the collection of purposeful summaries. My habit is being eradicated. Our work in progress is being graded which means I cannot sit down … Continue reading

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