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Highway Havoc

It wasn’t a typical rush-hour traffic pattern. Instead of a steady flow, vehicles were clumping in groups and coming to a stop in unpredictable patterns.

A Sobering Situation

It was a normal summer day and I was halfway through my shift when the State Patrol Communications Center (SPCC) sent notice of a head-on collision involving injuries on a heavily traveled highway in northeastern Washington.

  • 1 July 2021
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Staying Safe on Summer Road Trips

Whether it’s a summer vacation or upcoming permanent change of station (PCS) move, Soldiers, their families and other individuals soon will be setting out on road trips. Statistics indicate that more than 100 million Americans will take a family vacation this year.

  • 1 June 2021
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Time for a Change?

As a father, there were many life lessons I wanted to pass along to my children. Little did I know that some lessons were already being taught — and not the way I’d intended.

  • 25 April 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Full Attention Required

Perhaps you know the type of overachiever who claims he can effectively carry out many tasks all at the same time. I’m one of those people. I can’t help it. Still, I know deep down I am more effective when I focus on one activity at a time.

  • 31 March 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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What Does It Take?

Several years ago, two Soldiers were killed when they hit an oncoming vehicle. They’d both been drinking and neither was wearing a seat belt. They’d been on their way to pick up a fellow Soldier and bring him back to a party. However, they never returned. What happened changed my life forever. I was their platoon sergeant.

  • 28 March 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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