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The 315 Riders

I don’t want to sound all doom and gloom, but c’mon, man! At some point, at some level, something’s got to give so we can reduce these mishaps.

The Lethal Triad

The year 2020 was difficult for many of us as we adjusted to living a new normal while a deadly pandemic spread across the globe. At the School of Army Aviation Medicine on Fort Rucker, June 2020 was particularly challenging because we lost one of our own just a month before his retirement. However, his death was not due to COVID-19.

  • 26 June 2022
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Fixing the Problem

To be honest, I haven’t always been the poster child for riding safely. I’ve been fortunate enough to survive my experiences and learn from them, but not everyone is so lucky.

  • 19 June 2022
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Route Recons: Know What's Ahead

p>Every environment has its hazards, and a route recon is an effective tool to identify them. When I took the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic RiderCourse, my instructors told me to apply this same practice before riding an unknown route. Two events opened my eyes to the importance of that advice.


  • 12 June 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Mentoring Saves Lives

While in Afghanistan, every Thursday night I would get together with three friends and watch “Sons of Anarchy,” a television show about the exploits of an outlaw motorcycle gang. After about six months of watching, we decided we all needed to buy motorcycles when we returned home.

  • 29 May 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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You are Responsible Too

What will you do when you see a buddy taking needless risks? Will you warn them of the dangers or egg them on to see what happens? Will you mentor them or set them up to be a fallen comrade?

  • 22 May 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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