G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
A lot of attention is given to the enlisted Soldier. Is equal attention given to the morale and welfare of junior officers? Why or why not?
With all this attention on suicide prevention, what prevents Soldiers from exploiting “the S word” to their advantage in order to shirk duties or obligations?
Where do you think behavioral health assets should be positioned?
Since many suicides occur off-post, how do you, as a Commander, monitor suicide risk factors among Soldiers who do not reside in the barracks?
Given the current OPTEMPS, what resources do you realistically have at your disposal to monitor the psychological status of your unit in order to prevent suicide?
Scenario #6 – Deployed Captain