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    chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high yield explosives. We will discuss the creation of the organization, the Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO), the DTRA reach back capabilities and the In the mid 1990’s, terroristic attacks became an issue of the Department of Defense. Acts of terrorism were occurring all over the world. These attacks like from the bombing of the World Trade Center…

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    the Taliban began retaliating by using guerrilla tactics and improvised explosive devices. British troops began building outpost throughout the district but did not have the workforce to man them. Not only could they not man the outpost, but they were also unable to conduct proper patrols through the area, which led to the influx of the Taliban in the area. The Taliban were now free to move about the area and harass the British by saturating the area with Improvised Explosive Devices, more…

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    The Radiological Dispersion Device A Radiological Dispersion Device (RDD) is a combination of conventional explosives (dynamite) and radioactive components (The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 2014). A RDD is any device that causes the resolute diffusion of radioactive material without a nuclear detonation (REMM, 2016).Terrorist who have utilized RDDs have labeled them as dirty bombs (Ready, 2016). However, the United States military recognizes RDDs as Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)…

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    combat you may killed many innocent people as U.S troops did in Vietnam. You lose your innocent. Also, most of the veterans were killed. According to www.Statistics brain.com/U.S. war Death statistics, Iraq from 2003 –present, U.S. deaths were 4,800, Afghanistan from 2001- present, U.S. deaths 2,344, this show that many of the veterans die by serving. In addition, many of them got permanent injuries and would be disable for life and some got amputations of limbs. According to www.cbo.gov the…

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    circumstances that led to the hasty establishment of the MRAP program. Prior to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), the Light Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (LTWV) utilized across the Joint Force was the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV). This vehicle replaced a variety of earlier light utility vehicles including the Jeep and the Gama Goat. The HMMWV is the primary Joint Force LTWV to transport light weapons, cargo, troops, patients or serve as a mobile command post. In these roles, “[t]he…

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    Mine-Resistant

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    SUBJECT: Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected vehicle (MRAP) The Purpose of this paper is to address the Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicle and its fielding issues, all its hazards. This paper will also talk about the efforts to mitigate the hazards from current usage in the field. The protection this vehicle can provide almost doesn’t out way the lives it can take with the hazards involved with it. Some background on the MRAP and what it was made for. The MRAP was designed in a…

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    My Military Career

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    I did not know what to expect and surely wasn’t ready for the culture shock and smells that come with a country that lives in a third world. All I knew was that I had a job to do and my newly acquired family was here to watch my six while I watched theirs. The first couple of months were adrenaline driven. The biggest threat at the time in Iraq was roadside bombs. It was hard to grasp the fact that surviving at times was a roll of the dice. We are trained to react to contact and out “gun” the…

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    compound, it’s imperative he reaches his gear and weapon and makes it into the bunker so that he can have some sort of shelter from incoming shrapnel that blankets the area. He only wears one head phone at night to ensure he will have the ability to hear the first incoming round because he knows that seconds can mean the difference between life and death. When he does finally awake the next morning, he gets dressed and puts on the 50 pounds of gear for the next mission. Today, they will drive to…

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    personnel. The age range of the participants were young. The average age was 26. The study participants ages ranged from 18 to 42 years of age. The participants were well conditioned physically. There were 75 total participants in this study. One of the methods they also used was a questionnaire that was designed to assess the severity of phantom limb pain. All 75 participants answered the questionnaire. There was only one female participants and the rest were males. The participants…

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    away from our family for eighteen months of my life. The war in Afghanistan began in 2001 after the September 11 attacks (Vermilya). In addition to worrying about his safety, I also had to grow up fast. I had to be more mature than my friends, due to the fact that my family needed me to help with household responsibilities. Most twelve year olds don’t have that much weighing on them, plus wondering if their dad is going to make home. Afghanistan is located in a different time zone than the…

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