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The U.S. Army defines personnel recovery as: "The sum of military, DOD civilian, DOD contractor personnel, or other personnel designated by the President or Secretary of Defense, who are isolated, missing, detained, or captured (IMDC) in an operational environment....
Americans involved in the field of Personnel Recovery (PR) count themselves among one of the most dedicated communities in the military and civil emergency domains, being that there is an ingrained commitment to seeing fellow servicemen and women returned home safely....
Defence IQ talks to Major Tor Cavalli-Bjorkman, Personnel Recovery Officer, Swedish Armed Forces about JPR capabilities with a small nation and how forging coalition partnerships is key when conducting personnel recovery operations. [inlinead]
Having the ability to recover isolated personnel swiftly and effectively is a matter not just of tactical importance but of strategic and international importance too, yet the complexity of these missions and search and rescue (SAR) means that they can never be taken...
There is no denying that military operations have come under more scrutiny from the press and general public over the last couple of decades. The technological revolution and the advancement of weapons has coincided with the development of television and the internet...
Are our leaders REALLY invested in Personnel Recovery? Charles Ray, former U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Foreign Service Officer, author, and Army veteran, speaks to us ahead of the conference to discuss the role of leadership in providing funding for PR, as well as...
Fielding a personnel recovery (PR) capability has long been considered strategically important to many militaries. It is needed to sustain morale, to increase operational performance, and to deny adversaries the opportunity to exploit intelligence or propaganda.
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26 Nov 10 Contestants on the X Factor TV programme have released a charity single to promote awareness of and raise money for injured Service personnel, some of whom they met at Headley Court last week. Report by Leigh Hamilton.
by Victor M.S. Barreira After years operating outdated armoured vehicles such as the Leopard 1A1, M60A3 TTS (Tank Thermal Sight) and the locally modified M41-C Caxias battle tanks, EE-11 Urutu and M113B personnel carriers and EE-9 Cascavel light reconnaissance vehic...
The MOD today pledged to work closely with Service charities to deliver the best mental healthcare for the Armed Forces.
With the conflict in Afghanistan winding down and the withdrawal of all major international forces rapidly approaching, commanders have realised that the window of opportunity to learn, test and analyse for tomorrow’s conflict is beginning to slide shut. Specificall...
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