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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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Computer Vision Syndrome
Learn how to recognize and prevent eye problems associated with extended computer monitor use.
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Environment News

Announcing the 2013 Strong B.A.N.D.S. campaign
The Army’s yearly Strong B.A.N.D.S campaign, set to run in May, focuses on providing education and activities that support “Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination, and Strength.”
Mask you a question?
Are you using your military Pro Mask correctly? Wearing your mask during exercise won’t prepare you for performing at altitudes, but increasing your respiratory muscle strength certainly has benefits for your performance.
Healing through scuba
Scuba diving is being used to help wounded warriors get back in the swim of things and on with life.
High-flying meals for U-2 pilots
“Tube food” provides meals for U-2 pilots on long missions.
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 one’s health, especially hearing.

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