TITLE

Extreme Academics

AUTHOR(S)
Wagers, Scott
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Airman;Sep2004, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that during the coldest months in central Alaska, when temperatures plummet to minus 60 degrees, you can toss a hot cup of coffee into the air and it'll evaporate before the first drop ever touches the ground. There's no more dramatic proof that cold kills. And it's a valuable lesson for students at the Arctic Survival Training School at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. It's something that Staff Sergeant Sean Hanson, an 6-year veteran survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist, uses to teach American and NATO troops the importance of staying hydrated in a cold environment. Affectionately known as "Cool School." arctic survival training began in 1947 under the encouragement of the commander in chief of Strategic Air Command General Curtis E. LeMay.
ACCESSION #
14447413

 

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