In • I seek to be an Infantry Officer to be able to lead men up close and at the front of battle. I want to be able to directly influence the tide of battle through new innovative ways of leadership, tactics, and strategy. • As an Infantry officer I would solve problems that face the men and women under my command in combat as well as garrison. I would consider it a supreme honor to be able to help and serve the individuals who are the backbone of the U.S. Army. AR • Being an Armor Officer requires a skilled risk taker who can successfully complete the mission, but also knows when the time comes to take a chance to accomplish goals. I want to take those risks and be at the forefront of the mobile mechanized battlefield dealing with the hard
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Army ROTC is going to mold me into who I want become in my life. My first goal in life is to be a platoon leader in the infantry and learning how develop my leadership style from experienced individuals. This training will provide structure and great leaders and visionaries depend on this for great success. My father’s a great example as an Infantry NCO he groomed me into being a great Battalion Commander for my JROTC unit. It even took me as far as becoming Broward County’s Distinguished Cadet of the Year.
My Mother and Father relocated from Costa Rica to New York City where they met got married and where I was born. When I was just two years old, always wanting the best for us, my father moved our family from New York City to Jacksonville, FL in search of a better paying job and the American dream so he could provide us with a better quality of life. To ensure we were always clothed and feed, my father sacrificed everything for us and worked long hours to do so. Though I did have a pronounced, safe and active upbringing the North Florida school system didn’t expect much from the Hispanics that were starting to move to the then small town; unfortunately since my parents worked so much they expected the school system
Officers are responsible to lead and protect the people under them. They must have courage, strength, leadership, integrity, and respect. An officer in the Army needs to be able to think fast and make decisions for an entire platoon of soliders. Another important responsibility of an officer is to be able to make operation orders quickly and effectively. This is necessary to be able to complete the mission successfully and on time. I feel that although this is a difficult task for me right now, I am gaining a lot of experience writing them through officer candidate school and it something that I will continue to improve upon. An important part of being an officer is being able to give constructive evaluations of your soldiers so they can continue to improve themselves and help make the platoon better. These evaluations are important to to help each soldier understand what they are doing well and what they need to improve upon so they can further their career in the Army. I feel that I will excel at this because I am used to giving constructive feedback at my current and previous jobs. I also want to help my soliders succeed so I feel that I will take the extra time to make their evaluations very specific.
As the Operations/Logistics/Training Sergeant, I, along with the Officer, would be responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing all operations, activities, and training for the
Ever since I was young, I have been interested in helping other people and doing my part. Contributing to my country by serving would be an honour and
I yearn for the opportunity to become the subject matter expert in all aspects of the Field Artillery Branch, and am more than willing to accept any and all challenges as a Warrant Officer. I have always and will continue to achieve excellence in whatever task I am given. Throughout my years in the Army, I have always set the example for other Soldiers to follow. As an Army Officer that is of the utmost importance. It is imperative that leaders in the Army set and maintain the highest of standards, and it is my goal to exhibit those qualities and remain a sound professional as a Warrant Officer.
Being the youngest person in a work environment can be difficult. To many, age dictates a level experience, both professional and personal, that can only be obtained over the duration of many years. For this reason, young professionals are usually relegated to junior positions. Of the adversities that I have faced in my four years as a musician in the United States Army, age was one of the most difficult to overcome.
First, I must choose the harder right. I strongly believe that a good officer is one that is not afraid to go that extra mile to ensure the safety and welfare of the soldiers under his
So far, out of all the websites I have studied, this particular one was obviously the most eye opening and devastating by far. The entire website is overflowing with incredible detail that is both gruesome and unreal. Reading about the soldier’s sacrifices, their horrific experiences, and the harsh brutalities of the war itself along with the never ending list of people affected by it, helped me to fathom lots of the characteristics of war at different angles. Just reading the stories alone allowed me to acquire a better understanding of the physical and emotional stress that war brings upon the soldiers, their families, and even the nation as a whole. I obtained all of this knowledge from the following articles and sections: life in the Infantry;
I’m determined to attend the United States Military Academy because it’s essential that I obtain the knowledge and experience to overcome challenges that I may endure while leading soldiers and develop the distinguished character of a soldier as a walking symbol of the military to serve my country successfully. I want to fine-tune my military and leadership skills before I graduate as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army, earn the best STEM education to reach my goals, and inspire and encourage more women to serve.
I wish to enroll in the Army ROTC program because I will get the chance to lead and serve for my country, showing honor and loyalty. My goal in life is to create a military career through the Army ROTC. I plan to use my leadership skills, such as effective communicating, and training from the ROTC to protect our country. I take this commitment seriously and joining the program will challenge me, but also give me the chance to give back to my country. I want to play a role in preserving the freedom our country has already worked so hard to attain. A career in the army requires responsibility, loyalty, and leadership. Carrying this responsibility of being a soldier, with everyone counting on you, shows how important it is to acquire skills such
The major I will be pursuing in college is nursing because there are many different career avenues, I can choose from. As I’ve grown up, I have never been the person to sit in one place, but one that was very active. I have participated in sports throughout high school including field hockey and lacrosse. After college, I wish to work in a hospital, but after, I want to be a travel nurse. I want to assist the underprivileged and give them a better life. I also dreamed of being a military nurse because I want to protect the people who allowed me to come to this country and make it my home. My greatest inspiration of becoming a nurse is through my experiences as a younger child. When I was born, my grandmother had been in a nursing home because
Special Warfare Officer has always picked my interest with the amount of skill these individuals poses. The team work, dedication, and training shows why they are the best at what they do. I want to strive to the reach that level just as a high school football player strives to be in the NFL. If I am going to serve, why not become the the best of the best.
I am a fulltime student in my last semester of the MPA program. Along with capstone this semester, I am also taking Quantitative Aids. Previously I served 20 years in the Air Force, retiring in 2013 and then returning to school to finish my bachelor’s degree. I graduated from the University of Tampa in December 2015 with a bachelor’s in Government and World Affairs. Something interesting about me is my desire to run a 5K, at least three times a week; which is something I now look forward to doing. Oppose to when it was a weekly requirement, for most of my career in the Air Force; of which, I was not a big fan of
I built my first computer in 1997 installing a brand new 2.4ghz wireless card. At that point in time not knowing how this frequency was going to have such a profound effect on the world. I have seen it change from a simple telephone Tx Rx to a device that allows people to upload their every waking moment. But it has far more practical uses than this, you see this frequency has saved mine and others lives on numerous occasions. Working as a communications specialist in the Armed Forces over the last 15 years has shown me the value of telecommunications and I now know that the world we have built is quite literately at the mercy of the networks that bridge the entire planet.