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The very nature of our profession as Soldiers — training outdoors, wearing uniforms and carrying equipment — practically guarantees we will be exposed to heat stress.
Get to Know Your Manuals
Technical manuals are designed to ensure Soldiers and civilian personnel follow the proper procedures and heed safety warnings when operating or performing maintenance on equipment.
  • 1 February 2016
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Guiding Right
Before deploying to Iraq, our transportation unit was understrength, so other Soldiers in the state that had an 88M military occupational specialty (transportation) were pulled from their units to head out with us. This caused some unforeseen issues.
  • 1 February 2016
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When Training Becomes Too Real
Failing to use the principles of risk management can lead to a tough lesson learned. It doesn’t matter where or how a loss occurs, the result is the same — decreased combat power or mission effectiveness.
  • 1 February 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1344
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You Bet Your Life
Would you go to Las Vegas and bet your life on one spin of the roulette wheel? I hope not! You’d probably question the intelligence of anyone willing to make such a gamble.
  • 1 January 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 3189
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Giving the Finger
The day started out normally as I left for work as an operator of a HEMTT fueler for an aviation unit. When I arrived, I called a friend and wished her a happy anniversary. Little did I know this would also become an anniversary for me. Unfortunately, it’s not one I care to celebrate.
  • 1 January 2016
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 3752
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