G-1, Human Resources Policy Directorate
Supporting Soldiers, Families & Civilians – Active, Guard, Reserve and Retired
3 September 2008
What should you do once the Soldier states he is willing to do anything to avoid deployment?
If you suspect the Soldier is malingering, what should you do?
Why should you not just confront the Soldier by telling him his threats are bogus?
What risk factors has this Soldier demonstrated (even though not necessarily known by the chain-of-command)?
What types of “suicide precautions” should you have in place for suicidal Soldiers who are not hospitalized?
Scenario #1 – Pre-deployment