21st Century Combat Post-Traumatic Stress: An Effective and Resilient Military Force
MARINE CORPS COMMAND AND STAFF COLL QUANTICO VA
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The risks and sacrifices of military service members are great. Some men and women will return home from war and resume a normal life with a greater appreciation for the experience they had to endure. However, some members will not return so lucky. Over the past decade of fighting in two different theaters, this nation has learned a great deal about PTSD that have resulted in effective treatment programs and resilience training to help service members and their families restore their lives. Senior military leaders must ensure their frequent involvement and focus their attention and efforts in three distinct areas in order to ensure todays service members, diagnosed with PTSD, are reintegrated into the ranks to maintain an effective military force 1 oversight and advocacy, 2 policy, and 3 professional education and resilience training.
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