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PLR 18-082 - Army Combat Vehicle Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A 21-year-old Specialist assigned to 75th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, died in an Army combat vehicle mishap 13 July 2018 at Fort Sill, at 1330 local. The Soldier was performing ground-guide procedures when he became entrapped between the M270 (MLRS) being ground guided and another M270 (MLRS).

  • Ground guides should never position themselves directly in front of or
    behind the vehicle they are ground guiding.

  • Operators should stop the vehicle immediately if they lose sight of the
    ground guide.

  • For more tips and information, see https://safety.army.mil/ON-DUTY/

  • 19 July 2018
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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