Risk Reduction: A Mission Essential Task
Holland, Diana M., Army
After several years at war, some Army units have faced high rates of soldier substance abuse, misconduct and mental-health concerns. Leaders struggle to address these challenges while in the various stages of Army force generation. Here's how one battalion overcame excessive rates of soldier misconduct and reestablished a unit culture that fosters safe and responsible decision making. Ultimately, this effort not only benefited the organization at home-station but also enabled it to have a safe and productive deployment to Afghanistan in 2010-11.
The 92nd Engineer Battalion (Black Diamonds) deployed to Afghanistan in 2001 and to Iraq in 2003, 2005 and 2006. In between each combat …
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Publication information: Article title: Risk Reduction: A Mission Essential Task. Contributors: Holland, Diana M. - Author. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 61. Issue: 9 Publication date: September 2011. Page number: 63+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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