Veterans in the Classroom: Session 1 Military 100: The Basics of

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Veterans in the Classroom:
Session 1
Military 100: The Basics of
Military Structure and Culture
TALKING POINTS
- Command Authority and Structure
- Culture
- Training and career trajectory
- Lifestyle
- Transition
PERSONAL REFLECTION
STRUCTURE - - ARMED SERVICES BRANCHES
STRUCTURE - - ARMED SERVICES BRANCHES
The Army is built
to execute largescale and longterm ground
operations
The Marines are a
rapid deployment
amphibious force.
The Navy provides
naval security,
ensures sea
transport, and
allows for US force
projection
The Air Force
controls air and
space operations
and is in charge of
two-thirds of our
nuclear triad
(ballistic missiles
and bombers).
The Coast Guard is
also a uniformed
service and is
considered a part of
our nation’s military.
Provides Maritime
safety, security and
stewardship (bridges,
lockes, etc.)
STRUCTURE - - ARMED SERVICES BRANCHES
Since June 14, 1775
Reserve: 205,000
National Guard: 385,200
Since Nov. 10, 1775
Reserve: 40,000
Since Oct. 13, 1775
Reserve: 108,718
Since June Sept. 18, 1947
Reserve: 71,400
National Guard: 106,700
Since June 14, 1775
Reserve: 8,100
CULTURE - - CORPS VALUES
Loyalty, Duty, Respect,
Selfless Service, Honor,
Integrity, & Personal
Courage
“A Profession of Arms”
Effectiveness over
efficiency
Practice and Preparation
Preserving Peace &
Security through Strength
Volunteers, bonded with
comrades toward a mission
Honor, Courage,
Commitment
Honor, Courage
Commitment
“Once a Marine, always a
Marine” “Always faithful”
A thorough warrior
culture, respect for
history, determination to
make their own.
Tradition
Customs
Strategy
Geopolitical insight
Respect for the Ocean
Military Science
Constant competition for
scarce resources – do
more with less.
Innovative, first to battle.
“Making Marines” character
The Ship embodies
the Navy culture of
teamwork, selfreliance and
independence.
Integrity first, Service
before self, and
Excellence in all we do
Honor, Respect, and
Devotion to Duty
“Always Ready”
Technology as the
organizational essence
Individual acts of
heroism – life saving
and policing missions
Specialization and
occupationally focused
Tactical proficiency
rewarded
Exploratory and space
mission
Clear objectives,
effective presence,
unity of effort, on-scene
initiative, flexibility,
managed risk, restraint
EMU Military Students
- Air NG
- Army NG
- Reserves (all services)
- Active Duty assigned
to the area
- Army ROTC
- AF ROTC (UofM)
- Navy ROTC (UofM)
EMU
Army ROTC
CULTURE - - TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Military and Veteran Services Staff
•
Michael C. Wise, Lt. Colonel, USA (Ret.)
Asst. Director, Military and Veteran Services
•
Wayne Doyle, Lt. Colonel, USA (Ret.)
Director, Veterans SSS Grant
•
Mark Baker, Veterans Resource Representative (VRR)
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency (MVAA)
Michigan College Access Network
Phone: 734.487.7110
E-mail: [email protected]
Cell: 517.414.0267 (TEXT preferred)
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