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Fatigue Management
Fatigue is part of an infantryman’s life in the field. Without rest or support, it can reduce an effective unit to a leaderless gaggle even in the most benevolent terrain. With rough terrain and bad weather, the effects of fatigue multiply exponentially.
The Absent Ground Guide
Ground guiding is a task almost every Soldier performs. Ground guides assist equipment operators in identifying potential hazards, obstacles and personnel that they may not otherwise see. However, when it’s not executed safely, lives are in jeopardy. 
  • 1 October 2013
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Recipe for Safety
The Soldier mentality isn’t one that usually sets a priority on safety. As one brigade found out, leadership and Soldier involvement with a little competition proved to be the recipe for changing Soldiers’ understanding and mindset of safety.
  • 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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