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There were a lot of risk factors that could have spelled disaster for this convoy, including fatigue, time of day, vehicle speed, convoy spacing, environmental hazards and lack of situational awareness. Thanks to good planning and risk analysis, my platoon took extra precautions against the added hazards.

Off the Trail

During one deployment, I learned a valuable lesson that I shared with every unit I was assigned to afterward: While technological advancements can help make our jobs as Soldiers a little easier, we must fully understand the capabilities and limitations of new equipment.

  • 25 September 2022
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Traveling Tired

Human performance while sleep deprived is a lot like being under the influence of alcohol. Driving after being awake for 18 hours is equal to a blood alcohol concentration of .08 percent — legally drunk in the U.S. — and leaves you at equal risk for a crash.

  • 18 September 2022
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Directionally Challenged

While no one was injured, this whole event could have been prevented had the Soldier just put his ego aside and asked questions. As instructors, we are here to help. Fortunately, this Soldier’s mistake didn’t cost him his life.

  • 1 September 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Don't Forget the Pin!

Did you know a $15 cotter pin could stand between you and a tragedy or countless dollars in damage to Army equipment? I do … and here’s how.

  • 14 August 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 418
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Set Up for Success

I was just getting into my morning groove as the new installation safety officer. I had my cup of coffee, my desk was organized and I was in the process of conducting my battle rhythm tasks. Then the phone rang.

  • 7 August 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 248
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