Monthly Archives: January 2012

Directive-Type Memorandum – Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES)

December 19, 2011 MEMORANDUM FOR: SEE DISTRIBUTION SUBJECT: Directive-Type Memorandum (DTM) 11-015 – Integrated Disability Evaluation System (IDES) References: See Attachment 1 Purpose. This DTM: • In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5124.02 (Reference (a)), establishes policy, assigns … Continue reading

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Preventing Military Misconduct Stress Behaviors

January 27, 2012 (Huffington Post) – January 2012 ushered in a new year, but an old, recurring problem for war veterans. According to a January 2012, CareerCast.com article, “The 10 Most Stressful Jobs in 2012,” the No. 1 stressful vocation … Continue reading

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Preventing Military Misconduct Stress Behaviors

January 27, 2012 (Huffington Post) – January 2012 ushered in a new year, but an old, recurring problem for war veterans. According to a January 2012, CareerCast.com article, “The 10 Most Stressful Jobs in 2012,” the No. 1 stressful vocation … Continue reading

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Army is Reviewing Madigan’s Reversal of PTSD Diagnoses

The Army plans to review a Madigan Army Medical Center psychiatric team that reversed the PTSD diagnoses of more than a dozen soldiers, potentially weakening their case to receive a medical retirement. January 26, 2012 (Seattle Times) – The Army … Continue reading

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Active-Duty Soldiers Take Their Own Lives at Record Rate

January 19, 2012 (New York Times) – Suicides among active-duty soldiers hit another record high in 2011, Army officials said on Thursday, although there was a slight decrease if nonmobilized Reserve and National Guard troops were included in the calculation. … Continue reading

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