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  • Essay On Safety Training Center

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    Safety Training Center in the maritime industry to various commercial enterprises and most importantly Military Sealift Command, the largest operator of civilian manned logistic support vessels for the U.S. Navy. Before we get into want everyone wants to know, let me start off with a bit about my background and myself. I'm Captain Edward Santillan, and a current employer with Military Sealift Command. I have been working with MSC for the last 20 years, started as an entry-level position in the Supply

  • History Channel Series Modern Marvels

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    which covered packaging and the technology and creativity that it takes to create and sustain movement of all types of items and people. In the episode the series highlighted all three major subcommands of USTRANSCOM; Air Mobility Command, Military Sealift Command and Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Center. Having served four years active duty in the U.S. Navy directly after September 11, 2001 and now serving in the U.S. Navy Reserves and just recently returning from a deployment overseas

  • Essay about The Success of Operation Desert Storm and Shield

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    prepositioned ships, the American maritime fleet had undertaken a challenge that it had been designed, moving war goods to the battle front. At the helm of the American merchant mariners role during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm was the Military Sealift Command. In charge of 230 government-owned and chartered ships, MSC was the largest war supplies shipper of any nation involved. Taking 12 million tons of cargo at an average rate of 43,000 tons per day, the United States had showcased its maritime

  • The Persian Gulf War And The Arab War

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    Persian Gulf War A brief history of the middle east and the nation of Iraq prior to the Persian Gulf War will help explain why the Persian Gulf War was viewed as necessary by the allied countries. The formation of a coalition of countries, the use of innovative military equipment, and strategic military operations helped the allied forces secure victory in the Persian Gulf War. The effects of this victory and subsequent conflict have changed our world as we know it. The Persian Gulf is one of

  • The North Africa Conflict

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    While analyzing the North Africa conflict, a combination of service capabilities would be required to achieve the desired end state of deterring and if necessary, the defeat of Algerian guerilla aggression to prevent regional and global destabilization. Taking into account the current military landscape that exists today, a joint task force (JTF) would be the ideal military response of the United States and collation partner’s while utilizing the regional military assets. Intelligence suggests

  • Benefits Of The Joint Community, Services, Defense, And Coalition Partners

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    Benefits to the Joint Community, Services, Defense/Federal Agencies, and Coalition Partners In a fiscally constrained operating environment and a reduced footprint overseas, the Department of Defense is consistently looking for ways to mitigate challenges associated with rapid global projection. By having multiple means to deliver sustainment to the warfighter, the JMMLV will prevent a single point of failure. The JMMLVs design provides

  • U.s. Maritime Strategic Operations

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    overseas outside of Continental United States (CONUS). These are the different platforms of naval ships such as: Destroyers (DDG), Mine Counter Measure (MCM), Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD), landing Platform Dock (LPD), Dock Landing Ship (LSD), Military Sealift Command (MSC), Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit, Undersea Surveillance Detachment,

  • NDAA Pros And Cons

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    “The precondition to freedom is security” (Rand Beers). Security has been the main focus since the start the United States of America. From 9/11 where many say the U.S was tested to see how strong of a nation it was. To many other terrorists attacks, including the Boston Marathon, the United States had to have a plan to keep their boat afloat, a plan which many can call a “Survival plan”. The N.D.A.A, which is short for the National Defense Administration Act. The N.D.A.A is a bill that authorizes

  • The Strategic Mission Of Joint Operations Essay

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    Conclusion As highlighted, the JMMLV will provide the Joint Forces and its partners a tremendous capability to rapidly respond to a crisis that requires speed and agility to meet mission requirements. As history has proven, there will be a time and place when the United States and the Joint community will be required to respond to a global contingency operation in support of the Geographic Combatant Commander’s mission. The expeditionary theater opening capability that the JMMLV brings to the

  • Bermuda Triangle Research Paper

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    I. The Myth of the Bermuda Triangle A: Examples of theories and historical events. B: Environmental reasoning of the location. II. The Popular Mystery of Flight 19 A: The legend of six fighter planes disappearing on a routine flight. B: How the Bermuda Triangle got its name from this mystery. C: The true occurrence of how the mission went and explanation of phenomena. For years there has been an unsolved mystery of disappearances of boats and planes with no trace of evidence