Sustaining Soldier Health and Performance in Southwest Asia: Guidance for Small Unit Leaders
ARMY RESEARCH INST OF ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE NATICK MA
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Southwest Asia SWA is harsh and unfamiliar environment to American soldiers. SWA poses hazards unfamiliar to most soldiers who have trained in the temperature and hygienically advanced environments of CONUS or Europe. U.S. military forces were able to successfully operate in SWA during Operation Desert ShieldStorm. An important reason for that successful development was that leaders had a positive approach to maintaining their unit capability. Leaders must foster in their soldiers a confidence that they can master the environment. Leaders should emphasize prize from previous success in adapting to the extraordinary circumstances of SWA.
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