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Battlefield stress is an accepted casualty producing phenomenon that leaders must understand to minimize its adverse impact. Already outnumber by its potential adversary in a conventional war, the U.S. Army can ill afford to lose any soldiers as battlefield stress casualties. This report organized to answer the following five logical questions to better understand the complexities of battlefield stress 1 What is battlefield stress 2 What are the dominant factors that cause battlefield stress 3 What are the individual and collective reactions to battlefield stress 4 What preventive measures can a leader take to increase individual and unit resistance to battlefield stress 5 What is the most effective treatment for a battlefield casualty prior to medical evacuation Keyword Military psychology Stresspsychology.