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Handle with Care
Weapons are designed to disable designated enemy personnel and, in the hands of properly trained Soldiers, accomplish this task exceptionally well. We must remember, however, a weapon is the instrument of its operator. 
Understanding Weapons Safety
Soldiers depend on leaders to have the knowledge, skills and ability to lead and instruct classes that deal with all forms of safety. When it comes to weapons safety, we have to be the subject matter experts.
  • 1 March 2014
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Everyone is a Range Safety
I had just assumed command of my company and was eager to gauge my unit’s range safety program. My predecessor couldn’t execute a thorough handoff with me before I took over; therefore, I had a lot to learn about my new Soldiers. 
  • 1 January 2014
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A Tragic Function Check
Weapons maintenance should be treated as a scheduled event and supervised. Watching movies or other distractions are contributing factors to inattentiveness and can cause accidents.
  • 1 August 2013
  • Author: Army Safety
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