TITLE

A Message From the Deputy Chief of Staff, G!

AUTHOR(S)
Hagenbeck, F. L.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2005 Supplement, Vol. 60, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article author presents his views on drug abuse among soldiers. Alcohol and other drug abuse among soldiers seriously impacts mission readiness. Soldiers who abuse alcohol or other drugs are more likely to have financial, marital, legal and social problems. The author believes that every soldier should be educated on the impact that the abuse of alcohol and drugs has on health, family, job performance and unit readiness. Soldiers must be able to recognize the early signs of abuse in themselves, peers and subordinates, and not be afraid to seek help from their chain of command or Local Army Substance Program.
ACCESSION #
16584969

 

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