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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

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.
Summer heat and the outdoors—a perfect recipe for heat illness
Summer is here! These reminders will help keep you and your family safe during outdoor activities in the heat.
New One Shot One Kill materials now available online
New program materials for the One Shot One Kill (OSOK) performance enhancement program are now available on HPRC’s website!
Exercise safely in the cold
If you exercise in the cold, consider these tips from the American Council of Exercise (ACE; Exercising in the Cold) to stay safe.
Summertime heat poses risk for soldiers' PT
This summer has produced an exceptional amount of record heat across the U.S. This has impacted the Army’s PT with two incidences of soldier death and several cases of heat-related illness.

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