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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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Computer Vision Syndrome
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Environment News

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.
A new approach to prevent non-combat injuries
The heavy loads that active duty service men and women have to carry during deployments and training are taking a toll. Extensive research continues on how to reduce body armor weight and decrease the risk of associated non-combat injuries.

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