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For the last three years, I’ve had the privilege to be the full-time range manager and safety officer for Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center in Grayling, Michigan.

Explosive Safety:  How the Army Ammunition Warrant  Officer Supports the Commander
The cardinal rule of explosive safety is to expose the minimum amount of personnel to the minimum amount of ammunition for the minimum amount of time required for mission accomplishment.
  • 13 May 2018
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Lack of Communication
Good radio communications were a key element of this operation; personnel were required to be under cover when disposal detonations were executed.
  • 18 February 2018
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Overriding Safety
Recently, I had the opportunity to investigate a rollover accident on an Army installation involving an explosives-laden vehicle. What I discovered opened my eyes as to how often production overrides safety.
  • 24 September 2017
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Mine All Mine
When I opened the box, I was amazed by what was inside — about 10 PMA-3 anti-personnel mines and five PROM-1 bounding-type APMs.
  • 9 April 2017
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