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Need a Flight Plan?

I’d just delivered the aircraft to the civilian customers, and they couldn’t wait to get into the air. After discussing our planned route, I decided to not file a flight plan. That decision almost came back to bite me.

What Does It Take?
In April 1989, two Soldiers were killed when they hit an oncoming vehicle. They’d both been drinking and neither was wearing a seat belt. They’d been on their way to pick up a fellow Soldier and bring him back to a party. However, they never returned. What happened changed my life forever. I was their platoon sergeant.
  • 1 October 2014
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Roadrageous
While I was attending the Aviation Maintenance Technician Course as a part of my Warrant Officer Basic Course at Fort Eustis, Virginia, my wife and 2-year-old daughter came for a visit. This weekend allowed us to spend some quality family time together, but it was also memorable for a very ugly and scary event that happened on the roadway.
  • 1 October 2014
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On Thin Ice
If there is one thing that’s true about safety, it’s that there are no new ways to create accidents. The same scenarios keep happening again and again. Sharing personal stories of these mishaps (or near mishaps) allows us to see patterns and the decisions leading up to the event.
  • 1 October 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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Maturity is a Must
In my younger years as an enlisted Marine, I had all the qualities of an effective warfighter — strength, tenacity, energy, speed and fearlessness. Those qualities, however, didn’t necessarily translate well to safe motorcycle riding.
  • 1 October 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 10215
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Listen to Your MOM
It’s once again time to start thinking about winterizing your motorcycle — especially if you live in a cold climate such as Fort Drum, New York, or Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
  • 1 October 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
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