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Technical manuals (TM) are designed to ensure Soldiers and civilian personnel follow the proper procedures and heed safety warnings when operating or performing maintenance on equipment.

You Bet Your Life

Would you go to Las Vegas and bet your life on one spin of the roulette wheel? I hope not! You’d probably question the intelligence of anyone willing to make such a gamble. Yet, many of our Soldiers bet their lives every day when they don’t use their seat belts or restraints in tactical vehicles. Why is this happening?

  • 13 September 2020
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Guiding Right

Before deploying to Iraq, our transportation unit was understrength, so other Soldiers in the state that had an 88M military occupational specialty (transportation) were pulled from their units to head out with us. This caused some unforeseen issues. For instance, when ground guiding, these Soldiers used different hand and arm signals. At times, this could be frustrating.

  • 9 August 2020
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Let the Bad Times Roll

I almost lost my life and military career at age 20 when I — like so many Soldiers before and after me — rolled a HMMWV.

  • 14 June 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Exertional Heat Illness and Coronavirus: What's the Connection?

The viral nature of COVID-19 as well as systemic inflammatory response and associated fevers make it a significantly concerning risk factor for heat illness even in well-conditioned, well-acclimated athletes.

  • 3 June 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 1614
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A Tragic Ending

The platoon’s first real combat mission was scheduled to be a nighttime show of force.

  • 17 May 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 623
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