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Optimal performance is critical in any environment—whether you’re working in extreme thermal conditions, performing at altitude, diving, or operating drones for long hours behind a computer screen. These conditions place exceptional demands on physical and mental fitness. If you can't find the answer to your Environment question in our resources, use our Ask the Expert button below to send us your question.

 

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Environment Resources

Heat

Information on surviving and performing in hot environments.

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Altitude

Information and awareness on policies, reports and guidelines for performing well in high altitude.

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Diving

All services in the Department of Defense have personnel actively involved in diving operations. This section will address the issues of how to approach, manage and prevent diving illness and injuries.

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Aerospace

Aviation manuals, training programs, and educational links across all branches of the military.

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Gear

Gear has to be up to performance challenges if Warfighers are to be well-protected in their environments.

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Cold

Information on surviving and performing in hot environments.

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Oral health matters
Learn how to take care of your teeth, gums, and mouth during deployment.
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Environment News

Create healthy team environments
Learn how creating healthy team environments can foster performance, well-being, and morale.
Oral health matters
Learn how to take care of your teeth, gums, and mouth during deployment.
“Screen time” impacts dream time
Your “screen time” might be impacting your sleep. Learn how to reduce the harmful effects of blue light and technology.
Winter-workout tips
Make sure you’re prepared for exercising in the cold weather. Learn more.
Help reduce food waste
Roughly 40% of food in the U.S. goes uneaten. Learn how to cut down on food loss and waste.

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