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Highway Hypnosis

Looking back, there have been a few occasions where I nearly made it into the statistic column. There is one, however, that really stands out in my mind. It forever ended my perception that I was invincible.

Buckle Up Before You Start Up

As my car began to overturn, I started praying. After rolling four times, my car came to rest on its wheels and water flowed through every opening. I was scared, but at least I was alive and able to move.

  • 29 January 2023
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Safety Takes a Backseat

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.

  • 29 January 2023
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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
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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The Road More Traveled

I’d driven cross-country three times before and thought I knew my limits. I particularly enjoyed driving at night because there was less traffic. However, in the past, there was at least one other person in the vehicle with me. This time I would be going solo.

  • 22 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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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
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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