By Mack Maloney
It’s been a decade seeing that Hawk Hunter, famed American international warfare III hero and mythical pilot, vanished on an extraterrestrial project to save lots of his nation. Presumed lifeless, Hunter stumbled on himself in an odd trade universe the place the planes have been greater than appeared attainable and the lifeless walked the earth. Now he's again, and the United States wishes his aid once again. the delicate new the United States that Hunter helped construct has shattered in his absence. He has no reminiscence of the place he has been for the prior ten years, realizing in simple terms that he can convey peace to his cherished nation as soon as and for all. looking solutions on the mystery study base referred to as sector fifty one, Hawk uncovers a wierd new danger to his fractured place of birth. there's just one factor to do. His reminiscence will be in tatters, however the Wingman has no longer forgotten easy methods to fly.
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Involvement" in Vietnam. 9 The Pentagon tried again in 1966 and 1967 to persuade the president to call up the Reserve, but to no avail. Both the White House and the Pentagon recognized the Reserve's political significance to any war effort. " 10 He recalled the domestic political turmoil that arose when President John F. I(ennedy had mobilized the reserves during the 1961 Berlin crisis: after he floated the idea of calling up the Reserve, members of Congress reported that they were already getting flak from families who would likely be affected were the reserves mobilized.
L The narratives of the reservists of the 893rd are consistent with their claims that war prompts soldiers to concentrate on "the job," or the importance of performing tasks with a full awareness that the only way to affect the surrounding danger is to work together. 2 Bonds among soldiers are strongly featured in these accounts and are associated with their mutual dependency for security as well as the shared experiences of adventure, danger, and seeing carnage every day. Such "bonds of brotherhood" are evident in many of the narratives of the 893rd, particularly as the reservists chronicle moments of their lives together in Baghdad under conditions of extreme danger.
That is, not until after 9/ 11 . Winding Up for Stateside Deployment On September 15, 2001, President George W. Bush authorized Operation Noble Eagle, the within borders or "homeland" security operation assigned to the military immediately after 9/11. S. military thus began mobilizing hundreds of reserve units, including the 893rd. Senior commissioned and noncommissioned officers of the unit, unlike many of the low-ranking enlistees such as specialists, were not at all surprised that they were among the first units to be mobilized, since the 893rd is designated a "tier I" unit, ready for active deployment as a result of its combination of personnel, equipment, and training.