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Deployment into locations of extreme environmental conditions makes exceptional demands on the physical and mental fitness of Warfighters. If you can't find the answer to your Environment question in our resources, click the button below.

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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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Environment News

Blue light’s bright and dark sides
What is “blue light,” and how does it affect you?
Running: indoors or outdoors?
Learn about the pros and cons of running indoors versus running outdoors, especially now that colder weather is coming on.
A “natural” way to recover
If you’re in any stage of a recovery process (physical, mental, or spiritual) it may be helpful to get outside and spend some time in nature.
Noise pollution and hearing loss
Helicopter propellers, jet engines, explosions, moving vehicles, gunfire, and more—all sources of noise pollution that troops may experience in the line of duty—can affect your hearing.
Don’t get “computer eyes”
Take regular breaks and adjust your computer environment to prevent eye strain and enhance performance.

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