MRAP Essays

  • Examples Of Military Achievement Essay

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    My most meaningful military achievement and how it relates to my field of study and future goals. My most meaningful achievement was joining the Army, deploying in defense of our nation to Afghanistan and being recognized for the positive impact I created on my fellow soldiers, NATO Allies and Afghan nationals. I used the skills I was acquiring while attending my university to influence my unit’s operations and help those in need. A soldier duty is always to his mission and nation, still, while

  • Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP): A Case Study

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    The Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle rapid acquisition program was an overall success because it ended up saving lives, but rapid acquisition is not suited for all procurements. This essay will highlight why the MRAP rapid acquisition was necessary, positive and negative effects of rapid acquisition and what has been done to support the rapid acquisition process. MRAP fielding was largely possible because of the senior level support and availability of flexible funding. Most Major

  • Personal Narrative-Where Are We Going Again?

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    insurgency out and clearing a path so that we can set up base here.” “Hoo-ah,” I said as he gave me a slap on the shoulder and headed back to his seat towards the front of the Mine resistant ambush Protected vehicle, “MRAP” for short. As of right now we were in a convoy of four MRAPs and 2 Abrams tanks in

  • Essay On Police Militarization

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    Laws are created to establish a sense of order in any civil society, however how far will we go to make sure these laws are enforced? Police militarization is a silent but growing concern in our nation as officers around the country receive new and unnecessary equipment to combat crime. Although it can be considered a good attribute for our officers to have new equipment such as upgraded weapons and armor, materials such as tanks are not needed in a suburban neighborhood. the police mindset has

  • Lentin's Argumentative Analysis

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    colonialism and antisemitism (Lentin, 2004:119). Secondly, the joint effort of MRAP and LICRA that was established by the Jewish people in 1949 created a universalistic framework in tackling racism and antisemitism. This in its own, created a barricade to fascist colonial system and Holocaust denial. Therefore, with this organizational bodies, the racism against black and Arab people was rooted out and achieved. Thus, the LDH, MRAP and LICRA focuses on French anti- racism on education (Lentin,

  • Joint Requirements Oversight Council Case Study

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    In 2009, the United States civilian leadership made the appropriate decision to reduce F22 Raptor procurement quantities from 339 aircraft to 187 aircraft. Although a contentious one, this decision resulted from an accurate assessment of the current and future airpower requirements within the US Air Force. The Joint Requirements Oversight Council (JROC) considered the current and future strategic environment, required capabilities, cost, schedule, and performance problems coupled with budgetary constraints

  • Combatant Commander Essay

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    the transition from soft-skinned High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) used during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003, to up-armored HMMVW in 2005, and then beginning in April 2007, the introduction of the Mine Resistant Ambushed Protected (MRAP) vehicles in Iraq, represent a tall feat for any military and the prowess of the U.S. Army's acquisition system. Acquisition isn't the problem, it's the requirements process. 10 U.S.C. § 164 assigns a Combatant Commander the responsibility for