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Movement operations might not sound dangerous, and they’re certainly not all that glamorous. As my unit’s movement officer, I must confess I wasn’t thrilled at the prospect of moving our equipment — all 1,500 pieces — from theater and being the last to arrive home.

Plan, Equip and Train

Employers should provide engineering controls, which can be effective in reducing the risk of cold stress. For example, radiant heaters may be used to warm workplaces like outdoor security stations.

  • 22 January 2023
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Draw the Line

During Operation Iraqi Freedom V and VI, we faced one question repeatedly: Should we launch or stay on the ground during marginal weather? As all Army aviators know, sometimes mission importance outweighs weather minimums. The question then becomes where to draw the line. In garrison, the answer is simple; you either have weather or you don’t. In combat, however, the line gets blurred.

  • 22 January 2023
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It's Not Your Fault … But it is Your Responsibility

The Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado, have a motto they like to live by: Mountain Post Living. It’s a phrase that gets thrown around in jest frequently, but the idea is there is a standing order from the post commanding general that on the last day of the work week, everyone that can should be leaving work at 1500. While it is a great boost to morale, everyone comes to work on the last day ready to leave early.

  • 15 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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A State of Being

We started our movement shortly after dark and all was uneventful for the first hour. My squad leader was training me on the “finer points” of driving while towing the tool van.

  • 15 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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You Better Believe It

As Army aviators, we are trained to a high standard and take great pride in that fact. But what happens when confidence in our abilities overrides what the aircraft is telling us?

  • 8 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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