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

Can You Hear Me? An Introduction to Hearing Loss Prevention
An CDC educational webinar covers the causes of noise- and music-related hearing loss and how to prevent it.
Xena: Warrior Princess inspires new body armor
Congress has directed the Pentagon to develop better-fitting body armor for female soldiers after a decade of women fighting on the front lines.
New Army camouflage: the end of the digital age?
Since 2004, Army personnel have donned the Universal Camouflage Pattern on standard uniforms; but new research and field reports have found this pattern to be ineffective in combat.
Times and rhythms of sleep
Your environment affects your sleep pattern—when you change time zones, make sure you adjust to get your best sleep at key times.
Are you getting the protection your sunscreen promises?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given sunscreen manufacturers an additional six months to clean up their labeling on their products.

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