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Several Army organizations have received notices of violation from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for not having their break area in their maintenance facility as clean as practicable of contaminated dust.

FY19 PMV-2 PLR Analysis

During fiscal year 2019, the Army lost 27 Soldiers to PMV-2 (motorcycle-related) mishaps. From the 13 PMV-2 preliminary loss reports (PLRs) published last year by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center, one can clearly glean the common fatal threads that led to the loss of these great Americans. 

  • 1 February 2020
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What If?

What if? If we apply this short question to many of our day-to-day activities and assess the “what if’s” rather than disregarding them, we are performing an abbreviated version of risk management?

  • 16 February 2020
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Expect the Unexpected

My wife and daughter were home in New York, waiting for my return to start an 11-hour drive to North Carolina. This was going to be a very long day.

  • 16 February 2020
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The Squeaky Wheel

So there I was with my head sticking out the top of a Stryker. I was new to the unit and had never commanded a Stryker before — let alone in the middle of winter with ice covering everything. What could go wrong?

  • 16 February 2020
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