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Understanding School Shootings

Understanding School Shootings

Violence in schools can happen in any form, anytime, and in any campus. The most violent form of such violence is school shootings, cases of which are increasing in the United States. Donald Shoemaker, a sociology professor from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) presented a lecture last February 27 in the University...

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A Matter of Honor

A top cadet charged and allegedly found guilty by a committee of peers of violating the Cadet Honor Code. The Code professes that ‘a cadet does not lie, cheat, steal, or tolerate those who do.’ It is a simple code overseeing cadet behavior with a black and white view of what is right and wrong....

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Search Continues for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, carrying 239 people, is still ongoing. The plane, a Boeing 777, went missing and is believed to have crashed last Saturday, March 8. According to Malaysia Airlines, Flight MH370 took off from Kuala Lumpur International Airport at 12:41 a.m. early Saturday and was expected to land...

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ASIS International Opens Call for Presentations for ASIS Asia-Pacific Security Forum 2014

ASIS International Opens Call for Presentations for ASIS Asia-Pacific Security Forum 2014

Brussels/Singapore, 5 March 2014 – ASIS International, the world’s premier association for security professionals, has announced the opening of the call for presentations for ASIS Asia-Pacific 2014. The ASIS 8th Asia-Pacific Security Forum & Exhibition will take place in Singapore on 7-9 December 2014 at the spectacular Marina Bay Sands. Security professionals from around the...

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Mandatory ROTC Program: Key to National Defense Preparedness (Part 3 of 3)

Mandatory ROTC Program: Key to National Defense Preparedness (Part 3 of 3)

(Last of Three Parts) Conclusion The current state of the Reserve Force development in the AFP is in a snail-paced progress. A major factor contributing to this slow development is the continuous decline of the manpower of our reserve forces primarily brought about by the decreasing number of college students who take up the ROTC...