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Deployment Issues

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Fort Sill Spouses of Deployed Soldiers Support Group

Waiting Families of Soldiers Serving On Unaccompanied Tours and Family Members of Deploying Civilian Contractors are also welcome to attend

To RSVP or for additional information contact Army Community Service, Soldier and Family Readiness Branch at 288-5155

Links to Information on External Sites

Offsite Link In New Window Deployment Link

Information about dealing with deployment issues. Includes links to CDC info on regional medical issues, FAQs on vaccinations, depleted uranium, nuclear-biological-chemical warfare, birth defects, and much much more... not only on health but on other deployment-related matters. Offsite link.   

Offsite Link In New Window Gulf Link

Numerous reports, info papers, speeches, news, etc., on health concerns that emerged in the wake of the nation's last major war in the Persian Gulf Offsite link.   

Offsite Link In New Window Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (DoD web site)

The Department of Defense Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program official website. Details on the threat, the disease, and the vaccine. (Department of Defense)   

Offsite Link In New Window Smallpox Vaccine Program (Army web site)

The Department of Defense Smallpox Vaccine Program official website. Details on the threat, the disease, and the vaccine. (Army)   

Links to Information on the Reynolds Website

TRICARE When Active Duty Sponsor Deploys From CONUS

Guidance for Active Duty family members who temporarily relocate upon deployment of their Active Duty sponsor.   

Dealing With Stress

After experiencing a stressful or traumatic event, it takes time for our minds, bodies, and spirits to adjust and rebalance. This is normal and expected. This document details some tips to help you.   

Eating in The Field and During Deployments

Tips for performance nutrition in the field and in extreme environments. Think of nutrition as a combat multiplier. Just as your weapons need ammunition and your vehicles need fuel to complete the mission, you need good nutrition to perform your best in the field.   

Performance Nutrition In Extreme Environments: Cold Climates

Extreme environments create other risks that performance nutrition can help you overcome. In cold climates, these can include hypothermia, dehydration, and weight loss.   

Performance Nutrition In Extreme Environments: Hot Climates

Extreme environments create other risks that performance nutrition can help you overcome. In hot climates, these can include dehydration, rapid body weight loss, and water- and food-borne illness.   

Tips for Vegetarians In The Field

You need to be able to survive in the field with what's available to keep your strength and immune system at their peak   

Also check our resources for Reserves and National Guard.