Do We need to Address both Sleep & Anxiety for those with Diagnosed Sleep Disorders?

Research Paper Title Self-Reported Sleep, Anxiety, and Cognitive Performance in a Sample of U.S. Military Active Duty and Veterans. Background Unhealthy sleep can interfere with US military service members affective and cognitive functioning, and increase accident and injury risks. Methods This study examined the relationship between US active duty and veterans’ (n = 233) self-reported… Read More

Advertisements
Advertisements

UK RAF Police Structure

The table below provides a breakdown of the Royal Air Force Police (RAFP) structure including number of posts and locations where units are based in the UK. Unit Number of Posts Locations Counter Intelligence and Security Squdron 86 RAF Honington, RAF Cranwell, and RAF Halton Specialist Investigations Branch 60 RAF Cranwell, RAF Halton, and RAF… Read More

What are the Factors Associated with Motorcycle Traffic Crash Fatalities among Active Duty US Army personnel?

Research Paper Title Factors associated with motorcycle traffic crash fatalities among active duty U.S. Army personnel. Background Research on factors associated with motorcycle fatalities among active duty US Army personnel is limited. This analysis describes motorcycle crash-related injuries from 1995 through 2014 and assesses the effect of alcohol use and helmet use on the risk… Read More

Online Booking System for Military Training Areas

An online system has replaced paper forms for units wanting to book stints on UK training areas and ranges. The Bidding and Allocation Management System (Bams), accessed on Modnet, enables personnel to browse training sites by location, type, available facilities and weapon platform, allowing them to discover places they may not have realised were there.… Read More

Cyprus Posts & Female Soldiers

More female soldiers may deploy on peacekeeping missions in future. The Ministry of Defence wants to see an increase in the number of women sent to Cyprus as part of the Army’s United Nations contingent – they currently make up just 6% of the numbers there. The long-term aim is to increase this figure to… Read More

What is Medically Non-Deployable (MND) Employment?

The British Army has introduced a new way of placing permanently medically downgraded personnel who cannot be retained by their unit into suitable roles elsewhere in the Service. The new process, known as medically non-deployable employment, differs from previous systems by allowing troops to be matched to posts beyond their unit and across the entire… Read More

What are the Effects of Personal Body Armour on Functional Movement Capability?

Research Paper Title Effects of Personal Body Armor on Functional Movement Capability. Background The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a tool used to assess fundamental movement patterns and has been utilised to determine movement readiness of tactical athletes. However, tactical athletes rarely perform tasks without load carriage, and limited research evaluating loaded tactical personnel via… Read More