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    Off the Trail 0 Military Ops & Training
    USACRC Editor

    Off the Trail

    During one deployment, I learned a valuable lesson that I shared with every unit I was assigned to afterward: While technological advancements can help make our jobs as Soldiers a little easier, we must fully understand the capabilities and...
    The Impact of Our Choices 0 PMV-2
    USACRC Editor

    The Impact of Our Choices

    While working as an assistant trainmaster for the Union Pacific Railroad, my job as a manager required me to be on call should any problems arise in my area, which ran from Kansas City, Missouri, to McAlester, Oklahoma. On a warm mid-summer...
    Traveling Tired 0 Military Ops & Training
    USACRC Editor

    Traveling Tired

    Human performance while sleep deprived is a lot like being under the influence of alcohol. Driving after being awake for 18 hours is equal to a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent — legally drunk in the U.S. — and leaves you at...
    Painted into a Corner 0 PMV-2
    USACRC Editor

    Painted into a Corner

    This accident was my fault. I was driving too fast for my level of experience and traffic conditions. I was passing on a blind curve — a very dangerous thing — and thought I knew how to ride when, in reality, I didn’t.

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    A helmet is the most critical piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) a rider wears. According to Army policy, riders are required to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle or all-terrain vehicle (ATV). It only makes sense if you want to prevent traumatic and fatal head injuries.

    Climbing with Care

    With spring just around the corner, I recently began thinking about what outside work projects I need to get done around my house. I then thought back to a mishap I had several years ago when I fell from a ladder.

    • 20 February 2022
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    The Saddest Night of My Life

    I hope anyone reading this article will take this experience to heart and recognize the sights, sounds and smells from that night are ones I will never forget. The life you save could be your own, but it could also be one you can’t live with taking.

    • 6 February 2022
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    Cutting Out Mishaps

    Of the many types of power saws available for purchase, the circular saw is one of the most popular. However, if used incorrectly or recklessly, the saw’s exposed blade is a laceration and amputation hazard.

    • 1 February 2022
    • Author: USACRC Editor
    • Number of views: 506
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    Pushing the Limits Safely

    Everything was perfect. Yet, I found myself inverted, looking at these beautiful surroundings from the five-point racing harness of a turbo Can-Am that was repeatedly rolling in a violent crash.

    • 1 February 2022
    • Author: USACRC Editor
    • Number of views: 324
    • Comments: 0