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For several years, the U.S. Army has experienced an increase in Soldiers dying in off-duty mishaps. Whether they were driving a vehicle, riding a motorcycle, swimming, walking or handling a privately owned weapon, one thing always seems to ring true: either the mishap Soldier or another individual did not apply real-time risk management (RM) before engaging in that off-duty activity.

Good Training Pays Off

It was my girlfriend’s birthday and I wanted to surprise her by riding my Suzuki GSX-R1000 to Atlanta from Valdosta, Georgia. To get an early start, I cranked up my bike at 2 a.m. and headed up Interstate 75 North. Little did I know it was going to be a very short trip.

  • 26 March 2023
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Riding to the Edge

We’d been home about 15 minutes when my phone rang. On the other end of the line, I heard my wife’s trembling voice. Before I could speak, she told me Hector was killed in a riding accident. My fears hardened into reality as she gave me the facts.

  • 19 March 2023
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Getting Road Ready

As we shake off the winter chill and welcome more favorable weather, now is a good time to take a look at yourself and your motorcycle before the riding season begins.

  • 12 March 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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A Dangerous Move

We all know moving is a chore. What I didn’t realize, however, was getting my motorcycle to our new home would be the most difficult part.

  • 12 February 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Always Have a Plan

My plan was simple: I’d ride my motorcycle to my civilian friend’s house and we’d go out and celebrate my birthday from there. Not much of a plan, but it was a start.

  • 8 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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