The Pentagon

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  • The Patriot Act Through Congress Essay

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    There is no denying the events occurring on September 11, 2001 changed the world as we knew it. Over 3,000 people lost their lives because of them, and countless others were severely impacted as well. These attacks saw immediate changes to the way people traveled to, from and in America. Most importantly, these attacks were deliberate, precisely planned and executed. But by who? Now, before jumping to the automatic assumption that the 9/11 commision report is completely honest and accurate, please

  • The Improvised Explosive Device ( Ied ) Essay

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    Winston Churchill said, “You can always count on the Americans to do the right thing-after they have tried everything else”.1 Three years after field commanders requested Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles the Pentagon approved the request and asked Congress to pay the bill.2 The defeat of Saddam Hussein by Coalition Forces created a growing insurgency in Iraq from the summer of 2003 through the surge of U.S. Forces in 2008. The improvised explosive device (IED), the insurgent’s choice

  • A Day That Will Forever Be Ingrained On The Hearts Of The American People

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    September 11, 2001. This is a day that will forever be ingrained on the hearts of the American people. The Twin Towers, icons of New York City, were struck by two recreational airplanes that morning as a terrorist attack on America. Later, the Pentagon was also attacked by a plane and another plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Three thousand people perished in all of the attacks combined and many had not been found (History). The first plane had struck the eightieth floor of the building

  • Conspiracy Theories Of The 9 / 11 Attack

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    believe it was a missile instead. Some conspiracy theorists claim that there was no plane wreckage at the site of the crash at the Pentagon, which does not make sense whatsoever when there are picture and video proof showing debris from the plane that crashed into the Pentagon. Allyn Kilsheimer was the first structural engineer who arrived at the site of the crash at the Pentagon who even stated that he found plane debris and even the black box from the plane. Another conspiracy theory states that they

  • Personal Narrative : ' Honey, Are You Alright ! ``

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    out as a normal day turned into one of the most tragic days in American history after I got to school. “Yes mother, I am fine. Where’s dad!?” I asked intently. You see, my father works for the US Department of Defense and he had been there, in the pentagon, when the crash took place. “Your father is in the hospital…” “Are you serious!? What happened?” “Well you see, Joey, your father’s office is dangerously to the path of the airline… and some piece of

  • My Experience With A Lifeguard At The Winner City Pool

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    In my eighteen years of my life, this summer has surely been the most memorable. It was filled with countless wonderful memories during these past three months. This summer was filled with loads of amusement, excitement, nerves, and sadness. Summer started one week early, however, other than that it was to an extent, the same as the other summers. I spent a vast deal of my time working, with my friends and family, and in the gym. This year marked my fourth year working as a lifeguard at the Winner

  • Remembering Flower Power

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    moment may present itself that needs to be captured and shared with the world. On October 21st, 1967 Bernie Boston could have been just another face in the crowd, but he had had the foresight to position himself on a wall of the Mall Entrance to the Pentagon. That day was the culmination of a week of protests, working to end the ongoing war in Vietnam. By this time, thousands of people had died overseas, and still more were being drafted for the armed services every day. The young “hippy” protestors

  • President Washington Sat At His Desk

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    President Washington sat at his desk in the Oval Office. He turned and looking out the window thinking about how quickly events were moving and how much control he really had over them. He had his concerns about the military and if they really needed civilian leadership at this time or was he in the way. Or was he being paranoid? He had a sizeable military force heading his way from Pennsylvania, which might be able to topple the current government. His own military was sizing up the situation

  • President Washington And The United States

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    President Washington was seated at his desk in the oval office turned and looking out the window thinking about how quickly events were moving and how much control did he really have over them. He had his concerns about the military and if they really needed civilian leadership at this time or was he in the way? Or was he being paranoid? He had a sizeable military force heading his way from Pennsylvania which might be able to topple the current government. His own military was sizing up the situation

  • The Safety Of A Safety Engineer

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    Institutes of health(n.d.) an Industrial Hygienist responsibility is to ensure safety in and around the job site. In 2005 safety engineers were a tremendous help when the Pentagon was attacked with Anthrax. They were called to the scene when this substance was discovered in two mail facilities located somewhere in the pentagon. This was an enormous problem because theses mail rooms where the starting point of millions of piece of packages that would reach thousands of unsuspecting individuals. Sadly

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