Resilience

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PBS

Army Program Aims to Build Troops’ Mental Resilience to Stress In 2009, the Army launched a program designed to help the country’s 1.4 million people in uniform cope after tours in Iraq or Afghanistan. Betty Ann Bowser reports on the goals of the $140 million Comprehensive Soldier Fitness initiative, and the controversy it has created. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/health/july-dec11/ptsd_12-14.html

Health Experts Question Army Report on Psychological Training Mental health experts say a U.S. Army report on training aimed at enhancing soldiers’ psychological resilience is flawed. http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/military/jan-june12/csf_training_01-02.html

CNN

Making soldiers fit in body and mind A new Army project is aiming to make soldiers fit both physically and mentally for war and peace. http://www.cnn.com/video/?/video/us/2011/12/28/nr-army-comprehensive-soldier-fitness.cnn#/video/us/2011/12/28/nr-army-comprehensive-soldier-fitness.cnn

LA Times

Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program aims to equip troops mentally Brig. Gen. Rhonda Cornum of Gulf War fame has been deployed to lead the military’s new program to prepare soldiers for the psychic trauma of war and its aftermath. http://articles.latimes.com/2011/dec/26/nation/la-na-military-stress-resilience-20111226

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