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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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Prevent home fires!
Preventing home fires is everyone’s fight. Learn how.
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Environment News

Can’t touch this!
Invasive species of plants may be growing in your back yard or along your ruck march. Know what to look for to prevent illness and injury.
Has your sunscreen expired?
Using sunscreen is important for protecting your skin against harmful UVA and UVB rays. But for best results, make sure your sunscreen has not expired.
Lyme disease: a “tick-ing” time bomb
If you plan on spending some time in the woods, whether it’s doing a PRT training run or taking a hike, consider taking some measure to protect against Lyme disease.
Tracking down snipers with smartphones
New smartphone technology may help Warfighters in combat track down snipers.
Introducing Operation Live Well – a DoD health campaign
DoD’s new Operation Live Well campaign is designed to make healthy living an easy option for service members.

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