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Most aviators have experienced quick weather changes during a flight. Those experiences, both good and bad, can affect the way you fly for the rest of your career.

Never Immune to Complacency

It was a good training day. We were conducting a command-sponsored train-the-trainer event for M-249/M-240B machine gun qualification tables to show subordinate unit leaders what right looks like. So far, we had executed the qualification tables well and “right” looked pretty good.

  • 8 October 2023
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Winter Ready

During winter, driving becomes more hazardous, and extreme weather can take its toll on Army equipment, vehicles and drivers. Taking appropriate steps such as conducting by-the-book preventive maintenance checks and services (PMCS) and applying risk management before hitting the road could save you from breakdowns and hazardous conditions.

  • 1 October 2023
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Workplace Fire Prevention

The observation of Fire Prevention Week, which this year runs Oct. 8 through 14, provides an opportune time to emphasize the importance of people knowing how to protect themselves and their co-workers should a fire happen.

  • 1 October 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Gone with the Wind

There I was, standing just inside the glass doors of the Myrtle Beach (South Carolina) International Airport Fixed Base Operations (FBO) and watching the monsoon-like winds building quickly from out of nowhere. The rain was coming down so hard it was getting difficult to see my twin-engine turboprop-powered C-26E transport parked on the line just 50 yards away. I watched in horror as my airplane started to move, as if it had come alive on its own. But let me back up to how I got to this point.

  • 1 October 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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The Wrong Way

When our first palletized load system (PLS) showed up, the driver dropped off a CONEX next to us. A second PLS then showed up and, while we were outside taking a break, we could hear it backing up. Suddenly, we heard Soldiers yelling for the PLS to stop. My only thought was, “This can’t be good.”

  • 24 September 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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