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Motorcycle rider risk management

Motorcycle rider risk management Fred E. Fanning Can risk management be the solution to everything? Maybe not, but it can go a long way toward preventing fatal motorcycle accidents. The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) has done a great deal of work to develop training programs to provide riders with the skills necessary to prevent motorcycle […]

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2008 Army Deployment Excellence Award competition

2008 Army Deployment Excellence Award competition Henry H. Johnson All Active Army, Reserve, and National Guard units or installations can participate in the Army’s 2008 Deployment Excellence Award (DEA) competition. Participating units must have executed or supported a training or contingency deployment during the competition year. Selected winning and runner-up units in each category will […]

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Mortar Support From The Sea—Cws Mortars Support Amphibious Operations In World War Ii – Chemical Warfare Service

Mortar Support From The Sea—Cws Mortars Support Amphibious Operations In World War Ii – Chemical Warfare Service – Brief Article Burton Wright III In landings on hostile beaches during the early part of World War II, amphibious doctrine possessed a small disconnect. The first waves in any beach assault were largely infantry and engineers with […]

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A platoon leader’s guide to inventory and accountability

A platoon leader’s guide to inventory and accountability – From the Field Timothy C. Herd The Importance of Accountability Property accountability is one of many challenges chemical officers face when assuming the role of platoon leader. Upon arriving at a chemical company, incoming platoon leaders are inundated with learning many new systems, capabilities, and personnel. […]

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Colonial germ warfare

Colonial germ warfare Harold B. Gill, Jr. “The humanizing of War! You might as well talk of the humanizing of Hell … As if war could be civilized! If I’m in command when war breaks out I shall issue my order–‘The essence of war is violence. Moderation in war is imbecility. Hit first, hit hard, […]

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Dragon Soldiers battle for honors

Dragon Soldiers battle for honors Christian DeLuca [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Twenty-two of the top enlisted Soldiers and noncommissioned officers that the Chemical Corps had to offer made their way to Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in June 2007 to compete in the Third Annual Dragon’s Peak Competition. The competition tested physical and mental skills over a two-day […]

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Chief of Chemical – U.S Army. Chemical Corps

Chief of Chemical – U.S Army. Chemical Corps – Brief Article Patricia L. Nilo A very tragic reality of terrorism struck our nation not only in the horrific events of September 11th but also, more recently, with the very real presence of anthrax in our nation’s capital, Florida, New York, and many other places around […]

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NBC Training at the Chemical Defense Training Facility

NBC Training at the Chemical Defense Training Facility – German Toxic 10th Year Training Andrae E. Brooks German toxic NBC training has truly undergone an “evolution” at the Chemical Defense Training Facility (CDTF), both at Fort McClellan, Alabama, and at the new facility at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Since moving from Fort McClellan, the new […]

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NBC Defense Training: Meeting the Challenge!

NBC Defense Training: Meeting the Challenge! – U.S. Army Jeffrey W. Curry “Deadlier than a bullet: unclean, often unseen, sinister in its stealth. Goes for your head–the brain cells themselves, as well as a psychological number it lays on you–and your body. That’s NBC warfare. Therefore, it’s no fun to train for it. You have […]

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Keys to good leadership

Keys to good leadership – From the Field Jennifer L. Bomark Situation 1. A platoon leader (PL) makes a decision involving the platoon’s training. Afterwards, the commander criticizes the PL because he doesn’t agree with the decision. However, if the commander had given his guidance beforehand, the problem could have been avoided. Situation 2. An […]