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The Army completed an extensive rewrite of Army Regulation (AR) 600-55 and released it in September 2019. It was chock-full of changes. This article focuses on a few of the key changes to the driver or operator training program.

How Maintenance Practices Drive Ground Mishaps

The command maintenance discipline program (CMDP) allows commanders to evaluate unit maintenance programs on a day-to-day basis. It is oriented toward combat readiness and sustainability.

  • 17 March 2021
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Mitigating Risk in AWS Operations

Using a closed-loop system of risk management, the 8th Theater Sustainment Command (8th TSC) assesses, evaluates and mitigates risk to its Army watercraft systems (AWS) while conducting joint operations to support theater opening, theater sustainment and theater distribution within the U.S. Indo-Pacific area of responsibility (AOR).

  • 12 March 2021
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Fire in the Hole!

It was a breezy spring morning on a demolition range in California. I clearly recall our newly assigned platoon leader telling us to make sure we expended all explosives because the boss said to not turn in anything.

  • 14 February 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Very Deadly Events

Tracked vehicle rollovers may not be as common in today’s Army as they were in the past, but they still occur. Because of the many variants of tracked vehicles in the Army, a rollover can have different consequences.

  • 7 February 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Closing the Shortcut Road

As the TC says, it is our responsibility as leaders to ensure the Soldiers we put behind the wheel of any Army vehicle have the training that can save their lives as well as the lives of those sharing the road.

  • 10 January 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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