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Thousands enter basic training each year. While most will graduate without any problems, others are injured or involved in incidents that result in the dreaded “hold over” status, which means they don’t earn the title of Soldier with their peers.  
Just Because You Can …
Lately, I have been watching a cyclist on Fort Rucker engage in what I would consider peculiar behavior. He rides as if he’s completely alone on the road. 
  • 1 January 2014
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Hunting tips to stay on target

While the rules and seasons for hunting vary from state to state, safety is one common factor that should always be consistent.

  • 18 December 2013
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Slippery Slopes
On a 115 F day at Camp Arifjan, I decided I wanted to become a national ski patroller when I returned home. Even though I hadn’t skied in 20 years, I was confident my skills would come back to me in no time.
  • 1 November 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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The Nature of the Beast
How fun is it to be in your bed, injured, on your 21st birthday? That's what happened to the author when he had a dirt bike accident on June 22, 2010.
  • 1 October 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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Eye on the Ball
Dumbfounded, I stood on the racquetball court, trying to stop the blood flowing down my cheek. I’d just been hit in the eye with a ball and wondered how in the heck it happened. I had eyewear on, so why wasn’t I protected?
  • 1 September 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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