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Layers of a Tragedy

During my first deployment to Afghanistan, my unit experienced an unfortunate mishap that cost a Soldier his life and cut short the military careers of three others.

Fighting Workplace Falls

Falls are some of the most common and easily avoidable causes of injury in the workplace. So why do they continue to happen? The safety community is constantly trying to answer that question.

  • 1 June 2022
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Flying in a Brain Fog

Everything we learned in military flight school also applies to civilian aviation. No matter how fast or cheaply we want to get somewhere, the laws of physics will not change for us.

  • 29 May 2022
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A Near Canopy Catastrophe

No more than 10 seconds after beginning my descent, I saw in my peripheral vision my canopy door started to move outward. By the time I recognized what was happening, it was already too late.

  • 22 May 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Get Defensive

Like most Soldiers, I’ve read the articles and seen the posters that say, “Seat Belts Save Lives.” But I never really thought I would be involved in an accident. That all changed when I was in a life-threatening two-vehicle collision in Kuwait.

  • 22 May 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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The End State

This goes to show that the mission is not over simply because the aircraft have landed. The task force had set out on one mission and created a new one. The end state was never met.

  • 13 May 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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