2019 Articles

Army leaders laid groundwork to combat rising suicide numbers nearly year ago

While suicides among active-duty Soldiers reached their highest levels in a decade last year, Army leaders have already executed measures to bring those numbers down. The Army is testing two pilot programs at two Texas installations, Fort Bliss and Fort Hood, and also at Kentucky's Fort Campbell.


Program offers proactive measures to assess health of Soldiers, Army civilians

The U.S. Army's Deployment Health Assessment Program (DHAP) identifies deployment-related health problems and connects Soldiers and Army Civilians with the right care when needed and ensures that Soldiers are assessed pre and post combat.


Updated regulation encourages Soldiers to utilize performance, health experts

The same resources and expertise the Army is using to build high performing units and ready and resilient Soldiers can now be utilized by Soldiers, commanders and leaders in executing the Army Body Composition Program (ABCP) according to the updated version of Army Regulation 600-9.