General to make History as US Army’s 1st Female Infantry Division Commander

Brigadier General Laura Yeager, the first female to command a US Army Infantry division. Read More

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Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours of Activated US Army National Guard & Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009

Research Paper Title Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours in the Administrative Records of Activated U.S. Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009. Background The U.S. Army suicide rate increased sharply during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There is limited information about medically documented, nonfatal suicidal behaviours among soldiers in the Army’s Reserve Component (RC), which… Read More

Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviours in the Administrative Records of Activated US Army National Guard & Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009

Research Paper Title Nonfatal Suicidal Behaviors in the Administrative Records of Activated U.S. Army National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers, 2004-2009. Background The U.S. Army suicide rate increased sharply during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. There is limited information about medically documented, nonfatal suicidal behaviours among soldiers in the Army’s Reserve Component (RC), which… Read More

Linking Frequent Heavy Drinking & Combat Exposure

Research Paper Title Alcohol Misuse in Reserve Soldiers and their Partners: Cross-Spouse Effects of Deployment and Combat Exposure. Background Military deployment and combat are associated with worse outcomes, including alcohol misuse. Less is known about how these experiences affect soldiers’ spouses. The study objective was to explore relationships between deployment, combat exposure, and alcohol misuse;… Read More

Linking Deployment, Military Sexual Trauma & Alcohol Problems

Research Paper Title Deployment-Related Military Sexual Trauma Predicts Heavy Drinking and Alcohol Problems Among Male Reserve and National Guard Soldiers. Background Military sexual trauma (MST) is associated with a range of deleterious mental and physical health consequences; however, far less attention has been paid to the associations between MST and negative health behaviors, such as… Read More

US Army: Linking Burdensomeness, Belongingness & Capability

Research Paper Title The Associations Between Army National Guard Versus Active Duty Soldier Status and Perceived Burdensomeness, Thwarted Belongingness, and Acquired Capability. Background This study aimed to examine if levels of thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness, and acquired capability significantly differed between guardsmen and active duty soldiers. Methods Multivariate analysis of covariance was used to test… Read More

Postdeployment Problems & Service Use Among US Army National Guard Soldiers

Research Paper Title Homecoming of Citizen Soldiers: Postdeployment Problems and Service Use Among Army National Guard Soldiers. Abstract The present study described the types and amount of problems and services sought among returned deployed Army National Guard soldiers (4568 soldiers in 50 units). The study responds to gaps in the research literature to better understand… Read More