Force Protection: As always it is easier for someone to attack you if you are out and about all by yourself. Travel in groups on popular routes that are well lighted. No taking the short-cut the valet told you about! While on vaction it is not always as easy to determine the Force Protection status of a particular area, but you can bet that someone in the military has set one for the part of the world that you are in. Check it out before you arrive, even though you are on leave. The CIA Country Factbook and the State Department Country Reports are excellent resources to consult before you leave CONUS.