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Group Johnson: Matthew Cushen Joseph Burroughs Kristopher Jordan David Herman 5/1/16 Group Project Part 2 Purpose Statement: To convince young, healthy people, to join the armed services. The Audience: The audience will be our classmates. They are an ethnically and culturally diverse group of people hailing from different backgrounds and different countries. Importantly, all are American citizens and most are between the minimum and maximum ages which are allowed to join the United States Military. Even if a person is too old to enlist themselves, they likely know or are related to someone who can. The audience is likely to be receptive to hearing about the pros of enlistment based on this. The military does not discriminate based on sexual orientation, gender or race and everyone in class seems to be between the minimum and maximum allowable height. Source Analysis: Matthew Cushen The article, “How Much do Active Duty Soldiers Make?” has strengths and weaknesses when explaining the financial benefits of becoming a member of the military. The article was fairly into four parts, How Military Pay Works, Basic Pay, Allowances, and Special Pay. The first part, How Military Pay Works, served well as an introduction but the article lacked a conclusion, leaving the reader confused and scrolling around the page looking for a summary or some other concluding statement. Each part was
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