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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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Prepare to “fall back” gently
Daylight Savings Time changes to Standard Time the first weekend in November! Be ready with a plan to stay fit despite darker mornings and evenings.
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Environment News

Virtual reality: game or treatment?
Virtual reality isn’t just for entertainment anymore—its applications include use by the military to treat symptoms of PTSD and other combat-related injuries.
Dehydration and cold weather
Avoid dehydration in cold weather.
New Functional Fitness Training Center at Fort Drum
A new center helps soldiers become strong and agile for deployment to both cold and mountainous conditions.
MHS highlights Total Force Fitness
July was the Military Health System’s “Total Fitness Month.” HPRC offers lots of resources to follow up on their recommendations for healthy living.
New Army uniforms will do a better job protecting soldiers from what bugs them
The Army will soon begin issuing Fire Resistant combat uniforms treated with the insect repellent permethrin.

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