• Episode 4 – Case Study – Debriefing in Crisis Intervention.mp4
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    Episode 4 – Case Study – Debriefing in Crisis Intervention.mp4

    There is an essential need for crisis intervention skills- -within the Swedish Armed Forces. An increasing part of military personnel are stationed abroad- -on international assignments- -and many experience stressful and traumatic situations while on mission. How people are affected by such events is individual- -and depends on things like previous experiences- -ability to handle stress and psychological stability. To avoid psychological damage from traumatic experiences- -a well structured crisis intervention system is important. Debriefing conversations are one part of this system. Today, debriefing education and training- -is conducted in a classroom environment. First, the course students attend lectures and classes- -where theories on the subject are discussed. After the…

  • The fallout from Trump’s intervention in Navy SEAL discipline case
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    The fallout from Trump’s intervention in Navy SEAL discipline case

    JUDY WOODRUFF: War and crimes, the two came to a head this weekend with a divide between the military and the commander in chief. William Brangham has the story. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: At the center of all of this is the case of Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher, a highly decorated Navy SEAL. Previously, he was accused of murdering a wounded ISIS militant in Iraq in 2017 and of shooting at civilians. A court-martial acquitted him on those charges, but did convict him of posing in a photograph with the dead militant’s body. Gallagher was demoted for that. But the controversy since has been whether the Navy should mete out any…

  • Confederate Navy Baby LeMat Grapeshot Revolver
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    Confederate Navy Baby LeMat Grapeshot Revolver

    Hi guys, thanks for tuning in to another video on forgottenweapons.com. I’m Ian, I’m here at the James D. Julia auction house up in Maine taking a look at some of the guns that they’re going to be selling in their upcoming October of 2016 firearms auction, and what we’re taking a look at today is one of the versions of the LeMat revolver that I didn’t have a chance to take a look at in a previous video I did covering the whole development of this series of interesting grapeshot revolvers. Now I know what you’re thinking–it’s not “did he fire eight shots or nine?”, it’s “that looks awfully…

  • Sailing into History – Sailors of USS Constitution Part 1
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    Sailing into History – Sailors of USS Constitution Part 1

    When I give tours on board Constitution, people want to hear a story. People want to hear the history. People want to hear why she is still around and where she came from to begin with. I feel like it’s the foundation of the Navy. This is where the Navy started. When I first joined the Navy, I told the recruiter I wanted to be a history teacher. He said, “History? Okay, Boatswain’s Mate is the right job for you.” During the War of 1812, a Boatswain’s Mate’s job would have been sanding the deck to get the deck perfectly smooth so the guns don’t chaff against the deck and…

  • Why America’s Military Must Be Strong
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    Why America’s Military Must Be Strong

    From when America’s armed forces entered World War I in 1917 until today, the United States military has repeatedly made the difference between Civilization and Barbarism. It’s no exaggeration to say that a militarily strong America is the one indispensable prerequisite for a peaceful and prosperous world. The witness of history, as well as our own common sense, bear testament to the fact that when America’s armed forces are powerful, focused and feared, the globe is a better place than when she is weak, unprepared and vacillating. In the past century alone there have been four great threats made to peace, democracy and freedom. Each of them have come from…

  • Today’s Crew: USS Constitution
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    Today’s Crew: USS Constitution

    [music] What the ship means to me is she’s part of the Navy and in turn she’s part of us. A ship is just a ship it’s the crew that matters. And for us to be here it’s truly an honorable experience. [snap] [music] I’m Commander Nathaniel Robert Schick. I’m the 75th in command of Constitution. I’ve got about 50% of my command who are fleet returnees. Generally, who have had a deployment or who have been over to Iraq or Afghanistan in some capacity. It’s a significant challenge, though, for our brand new sailors. They have not been out to the fleet yet. They’ve got lots of passion and…

  • New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights
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    New Military Detention Powers Threaten Basic Rights

    PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. President Obama is expected any day to sign the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, which amongst other things authorizes spending of something over $650 billion. There’s been very little debate about whether or not this much money should be spent on the military, the whole posture of the U.S. military in 2012. But what there has been some debate about–a little bit, at least–has been a specific provision in this bill which seems to authorize the extraordinary powers of detention to the U.S. military. Now to talk about all of this is David Swanson. David joins us…

  • Annual Chief Petty Officer Heritage Weeks Begin aboard USS Constitution
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    Annual Chief Petty Officer Heritage Weeks Begin aboard USS Constitution

    WELCOME TO ALL HANDS UPDATE, I’M PETTY OFFICER JONATHAN PANKAU. SAILORS ABOARD USS CONSTITUTION BEGAN THE ANNUAL CHIEF PETTY OFFICER HERITAGE WEEKS, AUGUST 18TH. MORE THAN 300 CHIEF SELECTS AND MENTORS FROM THE FLEET WILL REPORT TO THE SHIP DURING THE NEXT TWO WEEKS. THE FIRST GROUP ARRIVED THIS WEEK AND BEGAN TEAM BUILDING EXERCISES, HERITAGE AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING TO PREPARE THEM FOR LIFE AS CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS. THE TWO-WEEK TRAINING WILL INCLUDE SAIL TRAINING, GUN DRILLS AND BOARDING PIKE DRILLS TAUGHT BY USS CONSTITUTION SAILORS. THE CHIEF SELECTS WILL ALSO GET UNDERWAY WITH OLD IRONSIDES IN THE BOSTON HARBOR, AUGUST 22ND THROUGH 29TH. THIS WILL BE THE LAST CPO…