As an officer and aviator in the U.S. Army, I — like most of you — have been
exposed to a significant amount of safety training. We’ve all learned that the
unseen hazard is oftentimes the most dangerous. While driving home from drill
one weekend, I found myself trapped by one of winter’s unseen hazards, and it
nearly cost me and another motorist our lives.
The Ground Risk Assessment Tool
is an interactive, automated online
system developed to augment
risk management planning and
decision-making for ground
Learn the safety culture and
climate within your organization
with the Army Readiness
Before you head out into cold weather, either
tactically or for recreation, take appropriate
precautions. It doesn’t take a lot of exposure to
the elements to take you out of commission.
Trust me, I’ve been there and done that!
The air ambulance business can be challenging, and
sometimes I feel it doesn’t receive the recognition it
deserves. Unfortunately, casualties are a part of war,
so it’s absolutely necessary. This story chronicles one
of my experiences in Iraq.
The Know the Signs campaign is
designed to heighten awareness
of risk factors and provide leaders
and Soldiers the tools they need
to address safety issues in their unit
or peer group. The signs are all around.
It’s up to you to recognize and act on them.