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Risk management (RM) is the five-step process leaders implement to reduce the effect of hazards to Army operations and activities. It enables leaders to identify, assess and control hazards by implementing and supervising control measures and evaluating their effectiveness. The RM process is a holistic approach designed to be integrated into troop-leading procedures and the military decision-making process.

A Dangerous Trend

I’ve noticed a dangerous trend in the Army — units taking shortcuts when issuing tactical driver’s licenses. It seems some of us have gotten away from the standards and regulations put in place to ensure proper training. Driver training across the military has been an ongoing battle, whether it was a transporter or a military intelligence master driver teaching a course. We need to treat this position as a role, not an additional duty.

  • 6 June 2021
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PCCs / PCIs Save Soldiers' Lives

We’d been in country six months and had three more to go. Direct-fire actions had been limited, and the biggest threat we faced was indirect fire and accidents. Up to that point, our ANP mentoring could be described as two steps forward, one step back; but all in all, we were making progress.

  • 1 June 2021
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Always to Standard

As executive officer of HHT 1-18th Cav, my duty is to ensure all trucks are maintained and in proper condition to safely conduct convoy operations.

  • 18 April 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Plan for the Heat

With spring already here and summer fast approaching, leaders and Soldiers should be considering hot weather hazards. Heat illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke, degrade mission effectiveness and can happen during any month, but most occur between June and July.

  • 15 April 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 1337
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Maintaining Awareness

It was the end of the workday and I was wrapping up my last task in the safety office. Suddenly, a Soldier busted through the door to inform me they just experienced a driver training mishap.

  • 11 April 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 372
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