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Our SP and commander decided the best place for me was on one of our night shifts at a time of day when the enemy was less active, allowing me to get more experience before throwing me into the fray. It was on one of these early morning flights that I nearly killed us.

Safety Hits Home

As I transferred out of the civilian workforce and transitioned into my military career, I understood how to keep myself safe, but written safety and safety theory were not even on my radar.

  • 15 November 2020
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Weathering the Conditions

Aviators know winter weather conditions can deteriorate quickly and create a wide range of issues they must deal with such as poor visibility, turbulence and icing. However, they have two tools to help them manage the challenges — flight planning and frequent weather briefings.

  • 8 November 2020
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Get to Know Your AO

It was fall 2017 and I’d recently made pilot in command of my HH-60M. I was on installation medevac duty and preparing for a routine training flight.

  • 18 October 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Phone FOD

As aviators, we know the importance of conducting a thorough preflight of our aircraft. It helps us ensure nothing is out of place, such as hardware or tools from a previous maintenance task.

  • 1 October 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Avoiding a New Standard

In today’s fast-paced operational tempo and multiple mission sets with multi-national forces, it is important to know how our allies operate in similar circumstances. Likewise, it is important for our allies to know how we operate with regard to mission-essential details that may be required when working together. I state it this way because of a situation my unit encountered while deployed to Basra, Iraq.

  • 27 September 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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