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    Chris Kyle: A True Hero

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    War has always been a part of our country. We are the country that we are today because of the American Revolution, which was a very important war. Many of the amazing people that have become famous and well known nation wide have been war heroes. These war heroes are not only great on the battlefield, but off it as well. Chris Kyle portraits greatness and who was one of America's most lethal snipers, he is no different from any of the past war heroes throughout history. On the battlefield, he has tons of accolades and has saved many lives one famous line from Kyle is “I don’t have to psyche myself up, or do something special mentally – I look through the scope, get my target in the cross-hairs, and kill my enemy before he kills one of my people” (Aldrich, Ian.…

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    Operation Redwing Essay

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    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 28, 2005 (Klein 1). Marcus and his twin brother Morgan…

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    Chris Kyle Research Paper

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    (Burling 29) SEALS should be able to do 100 push-ups, 100 sit-ups and 20 pull-ups in 2 minutes (Burling 25) After passing phase 1 Kyle had to go through a grueling process known as Hell Week (Burling 29) During Hell Week, SEALS are put through challenges that could last up to 24 hours. Kyle survived Hell Week and barely crossed the finish line. The next phase was phase 2 or the Combat Dive Phase (Burling 32) During this phase Kyle suffered an injury where too much pressure built up in his head,…

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    Chris had plenty of fun, hardship, friendship, face offs with death, and memories at Iraq. Chris would have happily continued doing all those things, even looking at death one last time, but it was time for him to retire the old rifle, say his goodbyes, and head back to the state he knows well, Texas. With ten honorable years of service Chris finished his final deployment November 4, 2009. Kyle says “ I got out of the Navy November 4; on November 6, I was kicking Texas dust.” (Kyle 418). When…

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    In everyone’s life they will be faced with a challenge that will have to be overcome, For Marcus Luttrell and his squad Mathew Axelson, Daniel Healy, James Suh, Eric Patton, and Michael Murphy, the men of SEAL Team 10 are put through the ultimate challenge of being overwhelmed by Taliban forces with no help after Luttrell loses each one of his squad mate/friends. How would you react to this challenge? Would you hide and try to survive? Would you fight to protect your squad mates till the end?…

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    Seals Mission Summary

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    reconnaissance mission turned into a bloodbath with only one SEAL makes it out alive. The story is told by the surviving SEAL, Marcus Luttrell, who outlines how his comrades died in battle. When the SEALs head out to the border, they are discovered by a group of herders. Rather than kill them, the SEALs let them go, only to discover the herders revealed their position to members of the Taliban. This book begins with Navy SEAL training in Coronado, san Diego is outlining the difficult process of…

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    Matthew Axelson were assigned to a mission, to kill or capture Ahmad Shah, a high-ranking Taliban leader that is responsible for the killings in eastern Afghanistan and the Hindu-Kush Mountains. On their way up the mountain they meet a group of goat herders that were bringing their sheeps to the mountains. They captured and tied them against a tree and were deciding to either let them there tied up, let them go, or kill all of the. They all wanted to leave them there because if they…

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    American Sniper Narrative

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    great american who once existed and went above and beyond the display of bravery and selfless service. Chris kyle. A us Navy seal and a sniper. Chris kyle grew up in Texas where he learned how to hunt, shoot, and study his religion, after the Oklahoma bombing chris decided to enlist in the navy. He figured anything worth doing is worth overdoing so he enlisted as a navy seal, one of the hardest programs to even be selected for and one of the hardest programs in the us military to graduate from.…

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    extensive history serving in the U.S. military. Despite having a good support system, he continues to have issues with reintegration. Christopher reports that his behavior lately is interfering with his life and becoming a burden to his family. The contributing factors include symptoms of acute stress disorder, dysphoria, dissociation and irritability. He also reports that he has had exposure to traumatic events throughout his life. During his time in the military, he has witnessed various…

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    Navy Seal Research Paper

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    blood to be able to react under high stress situations. This is a job that I would be good at because I have always been a marksman, and I am always been a team player. Some one once told me tat Navy Seals are a very unique breed because they look for things that are more than strength and weapon accuracy. They look at things that would benefit their team like being able to make critical decisions that would save many lives. Although they need people are physically ready for the challenge at…

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