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Leaky Reasoning
I was a private first class assigned to a maintenance company at the beginning of the first Gulf War. I worked in the motor pool ...
A Disaster Averted
Movement operations might not sound dangerous, and they’re certainly not all that glamorous.
  • 19 February 2017
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Get the Picture?
After serving 20 years in the military, I’ve found that, in many cases, accidents and mishaps are due to a lack of situational awareness. It nearly cost me my life during my first assignment in the U.S. Army.
  • 1 February 2017
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Crew Coordination = Battlefield Success
As the Army continues to improve and upgrade its combat vehicles, the need for effective crew coordination and communication has become essential for crews to safely complete their missions.
  • 22 January 2017
  • Author: Army Safety
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Ready, Aim ... Fire?
I was the unit supply sergeant for an infantry company at Al Asad Airbase, Iraq. We were in the process of getting replacements for our two Marine platoons so they could rotate out.
  • 15 January 2017
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1071
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By the Book
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 a recent example that highlights their importance.
  • 1 January 2017
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1442
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