Description : The book Friendly Fire was created because many soldiers are killed on the battlefield by friendly fire. In addition, in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947, there was a spaceship crash, and Aliens were abducted. The secrecy of the story has created much controversy in the world in which we live. This story is about the crash and the US government trying to find the Aliens who were abducted. The story creates another concept how the actual story could have happened. There is a hero in the story named Friendly Fire. He is the supreme commander of Tron. He leads his forces in the battle to fight evil. The space frontier is challenged by the evil Premators who spread evil. The Ice Force is challenged by fighting evil to make good prevail. A certain number of planets called the Qyrad try to overcome the evil Trox. A girl from the planet Earth and an ex-intelligence officer work together to get the original Aliens back. The Earth duo works at keeping a war from starting with an Alien government. The heroic characters and all of the forces of evil shows that there is foreign life in space and Earth is only a small size in the big universe. May the force be with you.
Author by : Riverside Katherine Kinney Associate Professor of English University of California
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Description : Hundreds of memoirs, novels, plays, and movies have been devoted to the American war in Vietnam. In spite of the great variety of mediums, political perspectives and the degrees of seriousness with which the war has been treated, Katherine Kinney argues that the vast majority of these works share a single story: that of Americans killing Americans in Vietnam. Friendly Fire, in this instance, refers not merely to a tragic error of war, it also refers to America's war with itself during the Vietnam years. Starting from this point, this book considers the concept of "friendly fire" from multiple vantage points, and portrays the Vietnam age as a crucible where America's cohesive image of itself is shattered--pitting soldiers against superiors, doves against hawks, feminism against patriarchy, racial fear against racial tolerance. Through the use of extensive evidence from the film and popular fiction of Vietnam (i.e. Kovic's Born on the Fourth of July, Didion's Democracy, O'Brien's Going After Cacciato, Rabe's Sticks and Bones and Streamers), Kinney draws a powerful picture of a nation politically, culturally, and socially divided, and a war that has been memorialized as a contested site of art, media, politics, and ideology.
Description : Friendly Fire, a pyrrhic victory, will take you into the world usually hidden from the civilian community as well as fellow Marines. Kiona Prince is a beautiful young girl from Alabama with a type of toughness that is extremely rare. She is not your typical Marine that daily gives her life to protect her country, she is fighting for her personal survival in love. Take a look into her world and see how the story unfolds. Just how far will she go to survive? At what cost will she have to go to help the Corps learn just how dangerous domestic violence can truly be? This is the training not found in boot camp, not found in MCI's, not rectified in receiving extra duty and not handled by standing on the carpet in front of the Commander. Friendly Fire will show you the personnel problem that cannot be fixed by the Command alone. As the story unfolds, see how acts of violence and calls for help are swept under the rug and watch as it puckers under stress.
Description : Hundreds of memoirs, novels, plays, and movies have been devoted to the American war in Vietnam. In spite of the great variety of media, political perspectives and the degrees of seriousness with which the war has been treated, Katherine Kinney argues that the vast majority of these works share a single story: that of Americans killing Americans in Vietnam. Friendly Fire, in this instance, refers not merely to a tragic error of war, it also refers to America's war with itself during the Vietnam years. Starting from this point, this book considers the concept of "friendly fire" from multiple vantage points, and portrays the Vietnam age as a crucible where America's cohesive image of itself is shattered--pitting soldiers against superiors, doves against hawks, feminism against patriarchy, racial fear against racial tolerance. Through the use of extensive evidence from the film and popular fiction of Vietnam (e.g. Kovic's Born on the Fourth of July, Didion's Democracy, O'Brien's Going After Cacciato, Rabe's Sticks and Bones and Streamers), Kinney draws a powerful picture of a nation politically, culturally, and socially divided, and a war that has been memorialized as a contested site of art, media, politics, and ideology.
Description : On April 14, 1994, two U.S. Air Force F-15 fighters accidentally shot down two U.S. Army Black Hawk Helicopters over Northern Iraq, killing all twenty-six peacekeepers onboard. In response to this disaster the complete array of military and civilian investigative and judicial procedures ran their course. After almost two years of investigation with virtually unlimited resources, no culprit emerged, no bad guy showed himself, no smoking gun was found. This book attempts to make sense of this tragedy--a tragedy that on its surface makes no sense at all. With almost twenty years in uniform and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, Lieutenant Colonel Snook writes from a unique perspective. A victim of friendly fire himself, he develops individual, group, organizational, and cross-level accounts of the accident and applies a rigorous analysis based on behavioral science theory to account for critical links in the causal chain of events. By explaining separate pieces of the puzzle, and analyzing each at a different level, the author removes much of the mystery surrounding the shootdown. Based on a grounded theory analysis, Snook offers a dynamic, cross-level mechanism he calls "practical drift"--the slow, steady uncoupling of practice from written procedure--to complete his explanation. His conclusion is disturbing. This accident happened because, or perhaps in spite of everyone behaving just the way we would expect them to behave, just the way theory would predict. The shootdown was a normal accident in a highly reliable organization.
Description : “A fine novel of loss and hope” set in modern Israel and East Africa, from the author of A Woman in Jerusalem (TheBoston Globe). During Hanukkah, Ya’ari, an engineer, and his wife, Daniela, are spending an unaccustomed week apart after years of marriage. While he’s kept busy juggling the day-to-day needs of his elderly father, his children, and his grandchildren, Daniela flies from Tel Aviv to East Africa to mourn the death of her older sister. There she confronts her anguished brother-in-law, Yirmi, whose soldier son was killed six years earlier in the West Bank by “friendly fire.” Yirmi is now managing a team of African researchers digging for the bones of man’s primate ancestors—as he desperately strives to detach himself from every shred of his identity, Jewish and Israeli. From an author who has won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, this is “a haunting book . . . that will resonate for a long time in the minds of its readers” (The Washington Post Book World). “As in each of his wisely tragicomic novels, Yehoshua orchestrates nearly absurd predicaments that serve as conduits to Israel’s confounding conflicts, which so intensely and sorrowfully encapsulate our endless struggle for peace and belonging.” —Booklist
Description : Emotions. Life. The saying goes that the eyes are the windows to your soul. Given that to be true, then I submit that life's experiences are the lifeline to the heart. For every experience, there is a new piece added to the heart. With each new experience, comes an emotion. Many come with emotions. Many emotions are new, many are somewhat the same, yet independent of themselves. Each also carries varying degrees at which each emotion is felt...each experience a piece, of varying size, of the heart. And it's the culmination of those experiences that make up our heart. Which emotions do we feel strongest? Which emotions seem to control us? Which emotions make us weak. We all experience differently, create differently, and envision differently. We all have varying degrees of emotions, through our experiences and through our creativity and visions. This collection of experiences will take the reader into a past of memories, triggering thoughts and maybe a smile or two. This collection may take the reader into a present thought process, triggering experiences that readers may be encountering now. Finally, this collection will take the reader deep into thought about their visions of the future. This is a feel good collection of poems that will set the reader at ease, yet will delve into some deep emotions. Enjoy!
Description : This book was written to encourage those who work in the local church and have been abused so badly they are ready to give up the work the Lord has given them. It is also written to the ones who may be abusers and do not realize it. One can get so caught up in the work that losing site of who gets the glory is easily done. As I was praying one day in the spirit I heard these words, "Tell my people they are fighting in the wrong battles and losing the war." This is my attempt to obey the voice of the Holy Spirit.
Description : Promotion, Prosperity, and Pain-free living. Are these accurate representations of the Christian life? If so, what do we do with the Bible's call to rejoice in trials? in this debut work, Pastor William Shifflett asserts that trials are in fact normal For The Christian and should beembraced. Using personal anecdotes, straightforward Bible teaching, and supporting quotes from an array of Christian leaders and speakers,Friendly Fireleads you on a hope-filled journey through ten dimensions of trials—from God's sovereign control of and purpose for our pain to our frantic search for explanations.Friendly Fireillumines the controversial topics of • Generational curses • Miracles instead of trials • the Value of Suffering • Satan's role in trial • and much,muchmore! Instead of struggling against God's refinement, isn't it time to embrace the positive benefits of theFriendly Fire?