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  • Story by Stacy Floden, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs FRANKFORT, Ky. – Warning: death, serious injury or damage to Army equipment will occur if actions specified are not implemented. That was the Safety of Use Message (SOUM) sent out this spring across all branches of service, including Active, Reserve and National Guard. Just in the Kentucky National Guard alone, more than 1,200 tires have been damaged. Nearly 50% of the Humvees were involved and almost every unit in the commonwealth affected. Tires on 290 vehicles would need to be replaced due to cracks in the tread. Nationally, in the Guard, over 32,000 wheel […]

    Kentucky Guardsman discovers tire defect; DOD makes changes for safety

    Story by Stacy Floden, Kentucky National Guard Public Affairs FRANKFORT, Ky. – Warning: death, serious injury or damage to Army equipment will occur if actions specified are not implemented. That was the Safety of Use Message (SOUM) sent out this spring across all branches of service, including Active, Reserve and National Guard. Just in the Kentucky National Guard alone, more than 1,200 tires have been damaged. Nearly 50% of the Humvees were involved and almost every unit in the commonwealth affected. Tires on 290 vehicles would need to be replaced due to cracks in the tread. Nationally, in the Guard, over 32,000 wheel […]

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