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    referred to as Operation Red Wing or OP Redwing, was planned and rehearsed as a small reconnaissance mission consisting of four Navy Special Warfare Operators (SEALS) in the Kunar Province of Afghanistan in late June, 2005. Lt. Michael Murphy, Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny Dietz, Sonar Technician 2nd Class Matthew Axelson, and Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Marcus Luttrell were the four team members assigned to this mission, with Murph being the ranking officer, and Luttrell assigned as team lead. What transpired in less than 24 hours was the largest death toll to Naval Special Warfare Soldiers since World War II. LT. Michael Murphy, with whom I had the pleasure of knowing personally, was the Officer in Charge of the…

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    enough high that he could see everything that he walked by and still missed some of it. Some are walking and helping others that are wounded, others laying in the sand knowing they will never come back and put a foot on the ground again. He also notices the belongings laying half covered on the sand that are letters from family, how they will never get a response back, to packs of cigarettes, half gone, some that haven't been opened. Last thing he notices that captures his eyes are some…

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    that the Seals showed was a sign of brotherhood for each other. The Navy Seals involved in Operation Redwing showed acts of heroism, bravery, and courage in their sacrifice for their country. The personnel of Operation Redwing consisted of high military officers in the United States Navy Seals. Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell, Lieutenant Michael Murphy, Petty Officer Danny Dietz, and Petty Officer Matt Axelson were part of a four man elite SEAL team searching for Taliban leader Ahmad Shah on June…

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    When I was first given this assignment, I had trouble deciding who to write the paper on. For years, I’ve fought a mental battle, trying to prevent people from influencing me— I want to have my own opinions and beliefs. But I realized that the influence didn’t need to concern views or interests. It could be about how somebody had influenced my behaviors, my coping mechanisms, my view of myself. I knew who to write my paper on. An important influence in my life has been my older brother, Matthew…

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    Introduction Matthew, also called Levi. Jesus Christ gave Matthew the apostle this name----Levi, it means “the gift of God”. This name also represent the transfer between his sinful past and his future (follow Lord Jesus Christ) and he is not just a gift of God,he is the gift others. He proved this later in Bible stories. Levi is the son of Alphaeus and the brother of James the Less. James the Less is also an apostle of Jesus Christ. The first time Matthew appear in the Holy Bible, he is in a…

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    went there.’ (Page 45). This recalls the parable of the wedding feast (Matthew 22:1-14), in which, lacking invited guests, the king sends his soldiers out to the highways to gather revelers. This allusion is resumed when Nick states that "I [Nick] had been actually invited" (Page 45). The parable concludes with the reflection that "many are called, but few are chosen" (Matthew 22:14). At the party, one of the girls states that Gatsby "‘He doesn’t want any trouble with ANYbody.’" (Page 48). Jesus…

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    understanding of our theme today? VI. Instrumental music will be played as participants spend some time for silence and reflection. VIII. Dyad Sharing Participants will be paired. Each of them will share their reflection on the given guide questions. IX. Symbol Making/ Drawing The participants will come up with their own symbol of ways wherein they were able to share their lives with others. Example: spending time with a friend who needs someone to talk to; Jesus spent time with…

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    Matthew 7, in addition to emphasizing Jesus’ strong historical/cultural message on the Mount, makes use of some very poignant and effective literary devices to enhance and emphasize the message. Jesus is the one using these literary devices, as he concludes His Sermon on the Mount. Jesus uses a variety of metaphors, personifications, and parables to illustrate his message to and to teach the crowd in a coherent way that resonates with them. In verse 15, Jesus makes the notable comparison between…

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    claim to the robber in Luke 23:43 that they were going to Paradise that day. However, those on the other side of Hades, the torturous side, were stuck there because they could not cross the chasm. They are stuck there until the John’s vision of Revelation comes true. Kyrtatas explained, “At this point, all the dead will be resurrected, and everyone will be judged according to his deeds. Those found guilty will be hurled into the burning lake of fire and sulphur along with death and Hades…

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    “The Last Supper” is in the Holy Bible in the book of Matthew chapter twenty-six verses seventeen through thirty. This particular story in the Bible has Jesus Christ preparing for the Passover meal. He directed his disciples to go into the city and tell a specific man as Jesus has requested that “The Teacher says: My time has come and I will eat the Passover meal with my disciples at your house.” (Matthew 26:18). While Jesus and his twelve disciples are eating, he announces that one of the men…

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