An Officer S Duty

Author: Jean Johnson
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101581166
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Jean Johnson—the national bestselling author of the Sons of Destiny novels—returns to the world she introduced in A Soldier’s Duty with a terrible vision of the future... Promoted in the field for courage and leadership under fire, Ia is now poised to become an officer in the Space Force Navy—once she undertakes her Academy training. But on a trip back home to Sanctuary, she finds the heavyworld colony being torn apart by religious conflict. Now Ia must prepare her family and followers to secure the galaxy’s survival. Her plan is to command a Blockade Patrol ship. Her goal, to save as many lives as she can. But at the Academy, she discovers an unexpected challenge: the one man who could disrupt those plans. The man whose future she cannot foresee...

Limited Duty Officer Ldo

Author: Lieutenant Roel Rosalez MJA
Publisher: Abbott Press
ISBN: 1458221490
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So why do they call limited duty officers in the U.S. Navy mustangs? Thats because mustangs are wild horses that are hard to tame, and even when they are broken, you have to be careful because at any time, they can revert to their old, wild ways. LDOs come from the enlisted ranks but have crossed over to become commissioned officers, which requires them to adapt to a new lifestyle and perform accordinglysomething the author, Lt. Roel Ro Rosalezlearned firsthand. He writes from the perspective of a man who was struggling to make ends meet and who wanted to provide for his family. In sharing his struggle, he explains what you need to focus on when trying to stand out as a candidate, how to fill out the application, and how to present yourself in a manner that improves your chance of success. Dont be one of those sailors who always dreamed of becoming an LDO but who never applied. Find the motivation you need to advance, and make a successful leap with the guidance in Limited Duty Officer.

Mechanics Of A Police Internal Affairs Investigation

Author: Robert A. Verry
Publisher: Looseleaf Law Publications
ISBN: 1932777970
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Internal Affairs expert Robert Verry explores one of the most important - and challenging - functions in law enforcement: policing the police. Inside you'll get: - Insights into cause/effects of police misconduct - Advice on implementing disciplinary strategies - Practical tips for spotting deception - A detailing of IA's true role & responsibility - Discussion on free speech vs. misconduct. Filled with real-world examples that help solidify your understanding and enhance your performance.

In The Line Of Duty

Author: Isaiah McKinnon
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781563118838
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Life Duty

Author: Les Joslin
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499007736
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"The fact of being a citizen of the United States of America offers the opportunity--not the guarantee, but the opportunity--to live an extraordinary life," Les Joslin writes in the introduction to Life & Duty, an autobiography in which he proves his thesis as the relives the first seventy years of his American adventure. He shares these years in twenty chapters that comprise this three-part volume. Part I covers his family heritage and early years from 1943 to 1967, Part II his U.S. Navy career from 1967 to 1988, and Part III his life in Oregon from 1988. from Part I, Chapter 5, Summer 1965 on the Toiyabe National Forest... That wasn't the first time I'd dealt with an armed citizen, and it wouldn't be the last. Some of the challenges of my fire prevention job had nothing to do with wildfire prevention but everything to do with the fact I was sometimes the only public servant around to handle a situation. It had to do with that sometimes gray area between official duty and moral obligation. the previous summer, on my way to Twin Lakes, I detoured to check the dump I'd burned a few days before. Suddenly, I heard shots, just as the Lone Ranger and Tonto did in the opening scene of almost every episode, and what I saw as I neared the dump scared me. A big, beefy, fortyish man standing next to a late-model Cadillac sedan was firing a high-powerd rifle.... He'd heard me coming, and turned as I stopped the patrol truck. He didn't look particularly threatening. But there were serious unknowns. I didn't know him. I didn't know what he might shoot at. I didn't know he wouldn't shoot at me. from Part II, Chapter 10, November 1979 aboard USS Kitty Hawk... on November 28, I got up, showered and shaved, put on clean khakis as usual, and started toward the wardroom for breakfast. the usual scent of salt and jet fuel was in the air, and I had a lot on my mind. I descended two ladders to the hangar bay, only to be brought up short by bumping my head on a helicopter that wasn't supposed to be there. A quick look around revealed seven more RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters that their HM-16 markings told me belonged to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron Sixteen, not part of the ship's air wing. So that's why the swing south to Diego Garcia! They'd been flown there, probably in C-5As, and had flown aboard last night. Had I actually slept through flight quarters? I forgot about breakfast, climbed the ladders back to the 02 level, and knocked on the door of the flag N-2's office. "This isn't going to work," I said as he opened the door. "We can't fly those helicopters into a city of five million hostiles and rescue fifty hostages." "They don't want to hear that," he replied, and closed the door. from Part III, Chapter 15, Summer 1992 on the Deschutes National Forest As I walked toward the fire, I began to think. Am I doing the right thing? After all, I'm just a contract wilderness information specialist, not part of the fire organization. I hadn't been to the Deschutes National Forest's fire school. I didn't have fire clothing. I didn't have a fire shelter. Except for a canteen, I didn't have any water. and I'd turned in my last red card--the fire qualification card that rated me as a crew boss--in 1966 when I'd left the Toiyabe National Forest to go on active duty in the Navy. That was twenty-six years ago! Should I be doing this? Sure, I answered my own question. I'd started out in the "old Forest Service" where everybody did everything. I'd done this many times before, in the days before fire shirts and Nomex britches and fire shelters. I'd had five fire seasons on the Toiyabe, been on a couple big fires. ... I knew this business. I knew how to keep out of trouble. About the time I resolved that little issue, I was at the fire....

Under Fire

Author: W.E.B. Griffin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440639036
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After the epic struggle of World War II, W.E.B. Griffin’s bestselling chronicle of the Marine Corps enters a new stage of modern warfare—with new weapons, new strategies, and a new breed of warrior—on the battlefields of Korea... In 1950, Captain Ken McCoy’s report on North Korean hostilities meets with so much bureaucratic displeasure that he is promptly booted out of the Corps—and just as promptly picked up by the fledgling CIA. Soon, his predictions come true: on June 25th the North Koreans invade across the 38th parallel. Immediately veterans scattered throughout military and civilian life are called up, many with only seventy-two hours notice. For these men and their families, names such as Inchon and Pusan will acquire a new, bloody reality—and become their greatest challenge of all...

Dictionary Of Military Terms

Author: Richard Bowyer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9781579581565
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This book provides a comprehensive ready-reference of military terms. With clear definitions of more than 7,000 terms, Dictionary of Military Termscovers both British and American terms as well as international terms, and includes: military personnel; maneuvers; equipment; vehicles; weapons; tactics; and commands.

Decisions Of The Comptroller General Of The United States

Author: United States. General Accounting Office
Publisher:
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Contains a selection of major decisions of the GAO. A digest of all decisions has been issued since Oct. 1989 as: United States. General Accounting Office. Digests of decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. Before Oct. 1989, digests of unpublished decisions were issued with various titles.