75th Ranger Regiment

    Page 1 of 6 - About 55 Essays
  • Mcchrystal Argumentative Analysis

    charge of guiding the tip of the spear to the heart of conflict in the longest U.S. war to date, if you are not an animal at heart than you must act as stone to lead the animals. This is the shield that is carried by the highest levels of leadership in the military and in business, in domestic and international affairs (Gregersen, 2015). McChrystal has been noted to be a poised and “in control” leader. His demeanor is one of stoic analysis of circumstances around him. This is not what makes him a great leader, but it contributes to his perceived poise. McChrystal was one of my Battalion Commanders’ and then one of my Regimental Commanders’ when I was in 2nd Ranger Battalion. What I felt made him an excellent commander was that he cared about his men. I say men because there were, at that time no women in the 75th Ranger Regiment. He cared because he knew that you had to believe in what and who you were fighting for. I wasn’t fighting for the Army, I was fighting for the man who continued to inspired me. This shield that he carried, (as it were) is continuing to change with the landscape of operations today. The very definition of a leader is becoming less as that of a handler in most cases. In a conference of trucking fleet owners and managers, McChrystal noted, (Kilcarr, 2015) "As a leader today, you really need to think like a gardener". Just the management alone is no longer enough. Now a leader has to cultivate his troops, not just ensuring that it is done by those down…

    Words: 1597 - Pages: 7
  • Personal Narrative: A Career In The Army

    After high school as a young adult I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do as a career and I what direction I wanted my life to take. I decided to try something different and enlist in the Army. While in the Army as a recruit I made a life altering decision to volunteer for the 75th Ranger Regiment. Nothing has had a stronger impact on my life than my 9 years in the Ranger Regiment because there I learned that if I put my mind to a task I could succeed, I found a career field that I am good at and…

    Words: 717 - Pages: 3
  • Sebastian Camacho Character Analysis

    When people see a soldier, people usually picture brave, rugged and strong person. Sometimes the media show an aspect of a Soldier that is negative. When young soldiers see a high ranking soldier, they are immediately intimidated. Sebastian Camacho is in front of many soldiers teaching a class on land navigation. His presence catches everyone’s eyes. Soldiers listen very closely to what he has to say. It was obvious that people trust what he says by his words. Soldiers observe at this high…

    Words: 828 - Pages: 4
  • The Red Badge By Stephen Crane: A Short Analysis

    Henry becomes wounded when he sees soldiers retreating, and tries to stop one to ask what’s going on. Because the soldier only wants to leave he hits Henry over the head with his rifle. Next he’s befriended by a cheery solider who will return him to his regiment. Of course Henry is worried about what his comrades will say when he returns. However, because of his injury they assume Henry was hurt in battle, and start taking care of him. Now that we’ve been given a brief summary of The Red Badge…

    Words: 2208 - Pages: 9
  • 4th Armor Brigade Combat Team Case Study

    COL Cutler did not seem to have a apply his emotional intelligence to the situations that were going on in the unit. While the unit was deployed, there are situations where as a commander, he should have enforced this power to change the culture of the unit and behavior of the Soldiers. Therefore, once the unit redeployed their underlining issues that had not been resolved that created additional problems once the unit return. One example of this is when he was talking to CPT Pat Donelson,…

    Words: 992 - Pages: 4
  • Brigade Combat Team Essay

    As LTC Owens, I am excited for the opportunity to command the 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT). After my initial assessment of the unit, I have a good feel for the brigade’s primary issues and look forward to the challenges ahead. I have divided the problems identified into four primary lines of effort: Build the Team, Training, Leadership Development, and Fortify the Team. These lines of effort comprise the essential tasks in meeting my vision for the brigade. My vision is: 4th ABCT…

    Words: 1702 - Pages: 7
  • 3d Marine Division Essay

    The 3d Marine Division was in the process of shifting north from Quang Nam and Thua Thien Provinces to Quang Tri Province. At the same time, the 1st Marine Division was redistributing its forces in the corridor between Phu Bai and Da Nang. This overall redeployment of the Marine forces was about three-quarters completed when the North Vietnamese offensive began. Task Force X-Ray, under the command of Brigadier General Foster “Frosty” C. LaHue did not assume responsibility for the Phu Bai…

    Words: 802 - Pages: 4
  • Deception In Imagery Units

    Headquarters Special unit was comprised of three primary denial and deception elements; Visual Imagery Intelligence (IMINT), Radio; Communications Intelligence (COMINT) Sonic, Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) or the beginning of the Measurement and Signatures Intelligence (MASINT). Deception can be employed to mislead an opponent about the deceivers military, primary material, capabilities, deception in this particular context is also a convenient opportunity to demonstrate some of the potential…

    Words: 951 - Pages: 4
  • 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team Case Study

    Over the last 1.5 years, the 4th Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) has undergone significant change. Following a nine month deployment to Afghanistan, the Brigade appears to be overcome by stress, fatigue, leadership, and ethics issues. While many might categorize these as normal post deployment occurrences, they appear to run much deeper. The events of the previous deployment coupled with the death of the Brigade Commander, Brigade Sergeant Major and a Battalion Commander appear to be the…

    Words: 1074 - Pages: 4
  • My Life Application Essay Sample

    Nelson College until the age of 17, and received relatively good grades. I was an enthusiastic but average sportsman. I also developed an interest in a military career, and applied to do officer training. My application was accepted. I enlisted on 3 Jan 85, and was posted to the Royal Military College in Australia where a small number of New Zealand officers are trained. I commenced an engineering degree, but soon enjoyed such an active social life that I failed the first year of study. I…

    Words: 769 - Pages: 4
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: