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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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Spring allergies? Or just a cold?
If you have a cold, you need to avoid infecting others. If you have allergies brought on by spring pollen, there are other things you can do to help.
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Environment News

Water pollution and birth defects
New study from Centers for Disease Control link previously contaminated water to birth defects.
New year, new coveralls for the Navy
By early 2014, more sailors will be better protected against fires with new flame-resistant coveralls.
Listen up!
Hearing loss is a silent epidemic in the military, but it isn’t inevitable. When not around firearm explosions or helicopter noise, follow safe listening practices to help prevent hearing loss.
What’s all the compression about?
Compression garments have become a part of sports uniforms and everyday athletic wear, but can they actually help your performance?
Get to know HPRC better
Learn about all the areas HPRC covers and what “human performance optimization” is.

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