Manning the Rail
For this Discussion, you research a military assignment to learn more about how it relates to patriotism and identity development in the military. As you conduct your research, be sure to note the roles and ceremonial protocol within the assignment, as well as any interesting nuances that you discover.
Selected military assignment: Manning the Rail
Post a summary of the military assignment you selected, including the roles and ceremonial protocol, as well as interesting nuances within the assignment. Explain how this military assignment role exemplifies patriotism and how the historical nature of this assignment might influence patriotism. Finally, explain how patriotism may play a role in identity formation and purpose for military personnel. Use the current literature or the resources to support your response.
Be sure to support your post with specific references to the resources. If you are using additional articles, be sure to provide full APA-formatted citations for your references.
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Arizona State University
Griffith, J. (2010). When Does Soldier Patriotism or Nationalism Matter? The Role of Transformational Small-Unit Leaders. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 5, 1235.
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