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I believe the most dangerous period during a mobilization is the redeployment phase. It’s at this critical juncture that safety can seriously be degraded — if not ignored entirely — to complete the remaining tasks.

Enduring the Elements

Excitedly, I boarded the bus that would take me to cold-weather medicine training. I knew this school would enhance my capabilities significantly. What I didn’t know, however, was I’d end up a cold-weather injury victim.

  • 21 November 2021
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Navigating Wintry Roads

Operating a military vehicle in snowy or icy conditions can be a challenge for any driver, especially if they’re not trained in winter driving techniques.

  • 1 November 2021
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Leaders Must Lead

In the Army, it’s often stated that leaders must lead — and do so while considering all safety precautions. It’s troublesome, however, when a leader either forgets what it means to be safe or just believes they can do whatever they choose.

  • 24 October 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Preventing Cold-Weather Casualties

Warm, sunny weather is what most folks think about when it comes to the southern United States. It's not just warm, but downright hot several months of the year. But the other extreme is also true.

  • 17 October 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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The Typical Victim

When it comes to injury prevention, it often pays for leaders to target their efforts at the highest risk group. So who’s at the greatest risk for a cold injury?

  • 10 October 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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