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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.

Leaders Must Lead

In the Army, it’s often stated that leaders must lead — and do so while considering all safety precautions. It’s troublesome, however, when a leader either forgets what it means to be safe or just believes they can do whatever they choose.

  • 24 October 2021
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Preventing Cold-Weather Casualties

Warm, sunny weather is what most folks think about when it comes to the southern United States. It's not just warm, but downright hot several months of the year. But the other extreme is also true.

  • 17 October 2021
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The Typical Victim

When it comes to injury prevention, it often pays for leaders to target their efforts at the highest risk group. So who’s at the greatest risk for a cold injury?

  • 10 October 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Hit the Brakes

Several years ago, my Army Reserve unit was mobilized and sent to Iraq. As this was early on in the operation, the unit had to provide for its own resupply runs to Kuwait.

  • 12 September 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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When the Required Training Isn't Enough to Keep You (Entirely) Safe

According to Army statistics, there have been, on average, 288 Class C and D parachuting mishaps annually over the past five years. Nevertheless, it is possible to identify some hazards associated with inexperienced personnel on airborne operations.

  • 29 August 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 448
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