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The Soldiers at Fort Carson, Colorado, have a motto they like to live by: Mountain Post Living. It’s a phrase that gets thrown around in jest frequently, but the idea is there is a standing order from the post commanding general that on the last day of the work week, everyone that can should be leaving work at 1500. While it is a great boost to morale, everyone comes to work on the last day ready to leave early.

Space Cushion: Easy as Counting

Everyone has heard the saying, “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around, does it make a sound?” That same saying can be applied to driving. We just change the wording a bit so it says, “If a vehicle gets into an accident and your vehicle is not around, do you have to be involved?” The answer is “no.”

  • 15 January 2023
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A State of Being

We started our movement shortly after dark and all was uneventful for the first hour. My squad leader was training me on the “finer points” of driving while towing the tool van.

  • 15 January 2023
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Always Have a Plan

My plan was simple: I’d ride my motorcycle to my civilian friend’s house and we’d go out and celebrate my birthday from there. Not much of a plan, but it was a start.

  • 8 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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You Better Believe It

As Army aviators, we are trained to a high standard and take great pride in that fact. But what happens when confidence in our abilities overrides what the aircraft is telling us?

  • 8 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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WARNING: Wheels Might Come Off

Whether you fly or drive, we’ve all seen those same famous words in our operator’s manuals: NOTES, WARNINGS and CAUTIONS! These simple messages are printed for a reason, and here is an example that highlights their importance.

  • 8 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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