Category Archives: Safety

Survival In The Cold: 13 Top Tips

It is that time of the year when many people are asking “What happened to global warming?” While this is a military based website, I felt it was a good idea to provide tips on surviving in cold weather conditions. I must say that I am quite happy that I moved to the Caribbean, but […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

The History Of The Military Helmet

One of the most lethal places to attack any human being is in the head. Since days of old, warriors have been taught or self-adopted that attacking an enemy at their head and face can stop them quickly. So, in an effort to defend against such attacks, helmets or head wear was adopted. But do […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

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 is 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, but […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

The Army, ISIS, The Internet and You

We have watched over the last few years as a group of Islamic radicals have gained ground in the Middle East, and have also drawn weak-minded people into their terroristic rampage. How is it that this group can entice people that reside across a vast ocean to come to their side? The answer is an […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

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, […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

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 […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

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 […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

Army 890A Ammunition Warrant Officer Duties, Responsibilities and Job Description

In today’s post, we are going to delve into a job that is of high importance in the United States Army. We will study the duties, responsibilities and job description of the Army 890A Ammunition Warrant Officer. The Army 890A Ammunition Warrant Officer is part of the United States Army Ordnance Corps. The Ordnance Corps main […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

Army FM 5-19: Composite Risk Management

As a small unit leader, you should take a few hours and read FM 5-19: Composite Risk Management.  It will help educate you about your responsibilities as a leader, concerning risk management.   It’s filled with great tips, training and resources that you can reference when needed. Here’s a brief overview of what you will find […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It:

Army Risk Assessment: Tips for Preparing a DA Form 7566

As a small unit leader, there is a good chance you will be responsible to fill out a DA Form 7566 (Composite Risk Management Worksheet) at some point or another in your career.  Whenever you are responsible for a training event, your chain of command will ask you to fill out the worksheet and submit it to […]

If You Like Our Content, Please Share It: