Operating a military vehicle in snowy or icy conditions can be a challenge for any driver, especially if they’re not trained in winter driving techniques. Fortunately, a little preparation will go a long way toward helping you, as well as others on the road, avoid being a winter driving statistic.
Each year, hundreds of Soldiers experience cold-weather-related injuries. The responsibility for preventing these injuries is a command and leadership function, as well as a personal responsibility for each Soldier.
During the land navigation training block, students are encouraged to share with instructors any questions or concerns they have about the exam.
During the Gulf War, I learned a valuable lesson that I shared with every unit I was assigned to afterward: While technological advancements can help make our jobs as Soldiers a little easier, we must fully understand the capabilities and limitations of new equipment.
While rail transport has proven itself capable of supporting war efforts over many decades, it can be hazardous. That’s why safety is paramount during railroad operations.
Risk management, safety and constant planning are a way of life for the military, but so are chaos, deadlines, demands and stress.