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army radio etiquette

Army Radio Etiquette: 10 Things You Should Know

Be it civilian radios or military radios, there is etiquette that must be followed. In the Army, much of this etiquette is actually rules that must be followed. While there are normal Army radio operators who know the etiquette and rules, every Army soldier and officer should know the basic etiquette and rules because at …

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Colonel John Stapp: 8 Cool Facts

Before I start today’s post, I believe this video is befitting of what and who I am about to write… Colonel John Stapp Was A Real Life Rocket Man This genius was born in 1910 and passed away peacefully in 1999. Today, I am going to share 8 cool facts about Colonel John Stapp. He …

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U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC): 11 Cool Facts

There is one sure thing about the United States Army…they do not just accept that any equipment being used by their personnel will be safe and trustworthy. The U.S. Army has systems in place in which they test, retest and test some more to make sure that the equipment being used is not only safe, …

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Army Authorized Sunglasses: What Every Soldier Should Know

Times have changed in the Army with eye wear. In the early 1980’s, when I was serving, eyeglasses were black framed, ugly creatures. Every soldier I know tried their hardest to pass eye exams just so they would not have to wear them. Well, I did. When it came to sunglasses, for the most part, …

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The Army Accident Avoidance Course: What You Should Know

Whenever a person gets behind the wheel of a motorized vehicle and enters the roadway, they are taking a chance of having an accident. Does this mean they shouldn’t drive? Life would be very difficult without motorized vehicles, and someone needs to operate these vehicles. The best way to lessen the chances of an accident …

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Army Women’s Hair Regulations: The Basics

While the Army has many Soldiers who come from different cultures and lifestyles, it has a long standing policy of keeping things simple, safe and typical. Hair styles have become a highly debatable subject in regards to Army regulations, but the Army has drawn up standards that seem fair for all involved. Men’s hair styles …

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