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Spare a Scare

With the end of summer fast approaching, my wife and I decided we were in need of one last vacation before the warm weather gave way to cooler autumn temperatures. The 350-mile trip would take us from Atlanta, Georgia, to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. To ensure we got the most out of our stay, I planned out everything — from beach activities we hoped to do to restaurants we wanted to try. One thing I failed to plan for, however, nearly brought our trip to an early end.

Driving Down Distractions

Outside of combat (and Thanksgiving with the in-laws), few endeavors are as fraught with danger as driving. Each year, there are more than 30,000 traffic fatalities in America. It almost makes the run to Kabul look sane. And yet, every day we see people behind the wheel eating, texting, reading — doing just about anything but watching the road.

  • 1 April 2020
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A Significant Emotional Event
  • 10 March 2020
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Err on the Side of Safety

A few years ago, my girlfriend, Allison, and I decided to take a trip during spring break to a nice costal town in Oregon named Seaside. We made the arrangements, checked the weather and packed accordingly. Little did we know that this trip would teach us the importance of always planning for the unexpected.

  • 1 March 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Expect the Unexpected

My wife and daughter were home in New York, waiting for my return to start an 11-hour drive to North Carolina. This was going to be a very long day.

  • 16 February 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Hard Habit to Break

Without thinking, I found myself about to run a red light. For a moment, I thought I was back in Iraq. It took me a second to remember I wasn’t — that I was now home in the states.

  • 9 February 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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