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Skin Cancer In The Military-A Silent Threat
This article was previously published on Dr. James Goydos' Medium. Veterans Day is one of the few days out of the year that is nationally recognized in the United States which honor the many people who have served in the armed forces over the two centuries that we have formally been a nation, and the years prior to 1776. While many rightly honor the sacrifice that the millions have made over the years in their service to America, there is one sacrifice that may go unnoticed: the additional risk that those in the armed forces face regarding skin cancer.
In April 1968, in the jungles of Vietnam's Asho Valley, an American soldier raises his hands to the sky as if praying for salvation and forgiveness. Next to him, several cameraman Art Greenspan filmed soldiers helping wounded comrades, one of whom was lying on the ground, groaning in pain. The soldier, from Company A of the 101st Airborne Division, guides A medical helicopter overhead as he raises his hands.
The Forgotten Role of Africa in World War I
When we think about World War I (assuming we think of it at all), we immediately think of the bloody trench warfare of the Western Front in Europe. Sometimes the focus falls on the Russian theater of the war, but only insofar as it led to the Russian Revolution. Even more rarely, our attention will turn to the war in the Middle East, usually following the release of films like Lawrence of Arabia or Gallipoli. What we never think of, and what few historians ever mention, is Africa.
The 4 Best Books About the Civil War
The American Civil War is widely considered the most pivotal moment in American history. Not only did that war represent a battle between North and South, but it was also a divergence point that greatly shaped society today. It had battles resulting in over 600,000 deaths.
The Prem Reddy Family Foundation Scholarship Program
Many students of the Inland Empire and the High Desert Area of California take a few steps closer to their dream of establishing a career in healthcare through the Dr. Prem Reddy Family Foundation scholarship program. Prime Healthcare Chairman, Dr. Prem Reddy M.D, established the Dr. Reddy Family Foundation in 1994. Since then, it has awarded over $1.2 million in academic scholarships. It has also donated to various charities, including those that support college scholarships, public healthcare education, and free community clinics.
Army Acronyms and Whatnot Vol. 7
7OCT2021; 2259, THU Almost exactly an hour before another R.E.D. Friday, and approx. 11 min til all the superstitious night owls begin making wishes for 11:11 PM. Since one of my main motivations is to see the random weekly holiday become mainstream, I figured why not finally bounce back to this series dedicated to my debriefing from the military?
The Best Books About Navy Seals
Here is a list with some of the best books you can choose for reading, watching and following the basic principles of a US Navy Seal.
Daughter of War
We've all heard about the life-long effects that war can have on human life. Effects of war can include mass destruction of cities and long lasting effects on a country's economy. Citizens can turn into refugees and there are possibly mass killings of men, woman and children alike. The disastrous effect it has can last for lifetimes and even centuries.
Surviving Pearle Harbor
I remember growing up and seeing my grandpa get upset whenever something was said about Pearle Harbor, and I never understood why.
Gurkhas was recruited by the British Army after the signing of a tripartite agreement between the governments of Nepal, India, and Britain in 1947. Gurkhas are gathered annually at the British Gurkha Camp in Pokhara, Nepal. The camp includes young people not only the British Army but also the Singapore Anti-Terrorism Police Force.
My experience at army cantt
I lived 4 days at army cantt and my experience is not that much bad and not much that good.I went there for my tests and they keep you 4 days at there cantt so they test you and observe you that if you are able or not to join army.I took several tests and they were all easy except that military planing that requires a active and quick response.How can you give a plan to military when you dont even have plan,how to change your routine.
Financial Tips for Military Families
If you are a military family, then it is essential to be financially prepared. The average military salary is not enough to cover the cost of living in most areas. Thus, it would help if you always practiced financial responsibility. This article will provide tips on making your money go further and keeping up with each other’s finances.