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Coping with Long Term Deployment

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Army Spec. Manuel Ramirez from the 647th Quartermaster Company based at Fort Bragg, N.C., hugs his wife Jessica after returning to Pope Air Force Base following a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan. AFPS photo courtesy of Donna Miles
American Military University (AMU) professor John Moore presented an interesting study on coping with long-term deployments and post-traumatic stress disorders at the Air Force Association’s 2006 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition last month.


Moore outlined four steps for reducing the stress of long-term deployments:
1. Develop a stress prevention plan
2. Establish healthy communications
3. Follow a routine
4. Reassess the plan – and change what isn’t working
To receive a copy of the presentation, “Long Term Deployments: Airmen Under Stress, Family in Crisis,” contact publicaffairs@apus.edu.
AMU posted a press release about the presentation. Click here to view .

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