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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.

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
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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
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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
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Training Our Drivers to Standard

I was an 18-year-old private when I arrived at my first duty station at Camp Casey, South Korea. Shortly after reporting, my leadership sent me to the 40-hour driver training course managed by the installation. Several days after completing the first phase of the course, I learned my unit was about to depart on a training exercise. I also discovered we had a severe shortage of licensed operators.

  • 28 March 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 1380
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T-Walls: Protector and Trap

Eventually, the repetition of operations lured us into complacency and we quit making improvements to our facility. We would later learn firsthand that you can never be too comfortable and no facility was completely secure from danger.

  • 21 March 2021
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 313
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