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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?
The Smallest Detail
In the air, things can change — some for the good, some for the bad. That’s where good planning comes into play. The smallest detail can change the outcome of a flight, which is what happened to me on a deployment in Iraq.
  • 1 September 2013
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Moving Day
The permanent change of station move is a certainty for service members and their families. While many would prefer to let professionals handle the heavy lifting, a few rugged individuals choose to tackle this duty themselves.
  • 1 September 2013
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Convoy Close Call
The weather wasn’t optimal as we postured to head out. The poor visibility and road conditions we encountered, coupled with an inexperienced driver, eventually led to an accident we were lucky to survive.
  • 1 September 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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Killed by Convenience
As we flew the assistant division commander for operations to Forward Operating Base Warhorse for a meeting, we received a frantic call for help over the common frequency. The message was clear: A critically wounded Soldier at a smaller FOB needed immediate evacuation or he would die.
  • 1 September 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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School of Hard Knocks
You know that moment when someone looks back on their life and wishes they’d chosen a different path? For me, this was that moment. Just envision a miniature angel standing on one shoulder and a devil on the other. This time, the devil won. 
  • 1 September 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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