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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.

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
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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
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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
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Marching Toward Injury Prevention

In his ancient military treatise "The Art of War," Sun Tzu notes that if you put your army on a forced march at a certain speed, you will lose one-tenth to two-thirds of your troops along the way.

  • 10 July 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Rethinking the Recovery

If you are ever executing similar missions, or encounter unexpected circumstances on a range or mission, take the time to plan and mitigate risk. A little patience and forethought will go a long way.

  • 1 July 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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