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Severe cases can be life-threatening, but even mild heat illnesses can mean a person is at greater risk during future heat exposures.

End of the Road

On this day, I let complacency cause one of our Soldiers to be injured. Because we’d traveled that same stretch of road countless times before without issue, we continued the maneuver at the same speed and vehicle spacing even though we had limited visibility.

  • 27 February 2022
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Better Safe than Sorry

Suddenly, the FLA’s right-front end collapsed and the wheel disconnected from the hub assembly. The vehicle barreled through the wire fencing on the roadside at about 35 mph and skidded nearly 200 meters before coming to a stop.

  • 20 February 2022
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Battling Boredom

Not all on-duty mishaps occur in tactical vehicles or aircraft. The things Soldiers do during downtime can just as easily affect mission readiness.

  • 6 February 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Why Fitness Matters

An important aspect of being a member of the U.S. military service is to meet basic physical fitness standards established by Department of Defense instruction. The DOD requires each service to establish its own physical training program to measure fitness in a way determined most relevant to that service.

  • 1 February 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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The Threat of Complacency

I’m not sure of the statistics, but there’s no doubt in my mind that numerous Army accidents have occurred because we, as Soldiers, have become complacent in our everyday activities.

  • 26 January 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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