What Effects do Stressful Life Changes have on Nutrition-Related Health Outcomes among US Army Soldiers?

Research Paper Title Stressful Life Changes and Their Relationship to Nutrition-Related Health Outcomes Among US Army Soldiers. Background Stressful life changes may tax people’s adaptive capacity. The researchers sought to determine if and when experiences of stressful life changes were associated with increased odds of adverse nutrition-related health outcomes among US Army soldiers relative to… Read More


Making the Case for Menstrual Suppression for Military Women

Research Paper Title Making the Case for Menstrual Suppression for Military Women. Background Women account for nearly 17% of the soldiers serving in the US Army. As of 2016, all combat jobs are open to women, and females are now assigned to every combat arms military occupational specialty. While serving with demonstrated success, women are… Read More

What is the Impact of Musculoskeletal Injuries on US Army Readiness?

Research Paper Title Musculoskeletal Injuries and United States Army Readiness Part I: Overview of Injuries and Their Strategic Impact. Background Noncombat injuries (“injuries”) greatly impact soldier health and United States (U.S.) Army readiness; they are the leading cause of outpatient medical encounters (more than two million annually) among active component (AC) soldiers. Noncombat musculoskeletal injuries… Read More

Courage & Vision…

“In such times as these, the Army must be well trained, well equipped and well led by men of courage and of vision if it is to provide security of the quality and degree which the situation required.” General Maxwell D. Taylor (1901 to 1987) Maxwell Davenport Taylor was a US Army officer who became… Read More

Honesty & Attitude…

“The characteristic which higher command always looks for in any officer is honesty. Honesty in thought, word, and deed. Second to honesty and courage of purpose, I would place an unselfish attitude as the greatest attribute of a leader. Place the care and protection of the men first; share their hardships without complaint and when… Read More

Undaunted Courage…

“Great military leaders have always possessed undaunted courage. History abounds with stories of leaders who have dared to do those things which their opponents never would dream they would.” General Alexander M. Patch (1889 to 1945) Alexander McCarrell Patch was a senior United States Army officer who fought in both World War I and World… Read More

Successful Leader…

“To me, a successful leader is a man who gets people to do something that they may not want to do and gets them to do it willingly, enthusiastically, efficiently, and when he wants it done.” Louis W. Prentiss (1899 to 1976) Louis Watkins Prentiss was a US Army engineering officer. He retired in 1956… Read More