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The Hard Way
Working around large factory equipment is inherently dangerous. Mix in losing situational awareness and you have an accident waiting to happen. Here’s my story about learning a lesson the hard way.
Just Say No
When we are tired, we sometimes make mistakes we wouldn't normally make. This incident taught me that although I was just trying to help, sometimes you just have to say no. I will use this lesson for the rest of my career. 
  • 1 April 2014
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Seconds Count
As a pilot, I know that helicopters have vibrations. Heck, every vehicle has vibrations — some good, some bad. The point is you have to be able to determine if you should continue the mission, return to base or, in our case, just land!
  • 1 April 2014
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Deadly Consequences
Simulated combat scenarios, such as those that occur during training exercises, should not be an excuse to ignore technical manual instructions. Doing so could have deadly consequences, like what occurred in the incident described in this article. 
  • 1 April 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 13421
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Gut Check
I was excited about the flight. The commander and I would fly to the site — I as the PC and he as my co-pilot — recon it, refuel, have lunch and return. I was confident in my abilities to handle any situation and wanted to show him what I could do.
  • 1 April 2014
  • Author: Army Safety
  • Number of views: 1258
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