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As the TC says, it is our responsibility as leaders to ensure the Soldiers we put behind the wheel of any Army vehicle have the training that can save their lives as well as the lives of those sharing the road.

Everyone is a Range Safety

It was a drill weekend and we were heading to the range for hand grenade training. I had just assumed command of my company and was eager to gauge my unit’s range safety program. My predecessor couldn’t execute a thorough handoff with me before I took over; therefore, I had a lot to learn about my new Soldiers.

  • 1 January 2021
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Range Irresponsibility

A major component of any training, military or civilian, is risk reduction. The only way for it to be effective is to implement risk management and not get careless.

  • 8 November 2020
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Up in Smoke

Just about every Soldier has experienced the CS grenade. While the gas may be uncomfortable, it's an effective training tool and everyone is OK after a short period of time — especially if they’re wearing a protective mask. I learned, however, that these types of grenades can be dangerous if you lose focus during training.

  • 25 October 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 464
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Get to Know Your Manuals

Technical manuals (TM) are designed to ensure Soldiers and civilian personnel follow the proper procedures and heed safety warnings when operating or performing maintenance on equipment.

  • 27 September 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 533
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You Bet Your Life

Would you go to Las Vegas and bet your life on one spin of the roulette wheel? I hope not! You’d probably question the intelligence of anyone willing to make such a gamble. Yet, many of our Soldiers bet their lives every day when they don’t use their seat belts or restraints in tactical vehicles. Why is this happening?

  • 13 September 2020
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 387
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