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It's Your Runway
There I was, looking down an 11,000-foot runway at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. I was working on my instrument rating, and navigating the labyrinth of taxiway here intimated all new pilots, especially this one.
‘Bear’ of a Dilemma
My son and I were on an overnight hiking trip with his Boy Scout troop. The plan was to hike eight miles up the trail, sleep and then eight miles back. The plan was great in theory, but after we set out, things didn’t turn out quite as planned. 
  • 1 August 2013
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Head On
Nobody can stay fully alert for the entirety of an eight-hour drive. Therefore, it is important to recognize what driving situations require extra attention. My accident story, which resulted in the totaling of my car, is illustrative of such situations.
  • 1 August 2013
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Grace Under Pressure
Everything was going as planned the first couple of hours of the mission. It was a quiet night, and we were about to return to base. Suddenly, our AH-64A began to have violent, uncommanded control inputs.
  • 1 August 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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Keeping Risk Outside the Wire

The job of an aviation safety officer is practically identical to that of “007” — filled with intrigue, danger and martinis (shaken, not stirred). Well, maybe not so much intrigue or martinis, but definitely danger, as in protecting our service members from it.

  • 1 August 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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Law of the Land
There are pros and cons to riding a motorcycle in a foreign country. First, though, riders must be familiar with the local laws of the host nation.
  • 1 August 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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