Military deployment is the movement of Armed Forces. Handouts available in this section will define deployment as well as describe challenges experienced during and after deployment. You will find resources to guide you in promoting wellness in returning Veterans.
Military deployment is the movement of armed forces. Deployment includes any movement from a military personnel's home station to somewhere else outside the continental U.S. and its territories. To learn more, see our What is Deployment? (Handout).
Read our Challenges During Deployment (Handout).
The National Center for PTSD has created Returning from the War Zone Guides for a number of audiences, including children, family members, and Veterans. Be sure to also see the page on Information for Employers.
Watch The New Warrior: Combat Stress and Wellness: For Veterans and Family video. This video, developed for Veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families, is designed to promote wellness in the returning group of Veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan and to prevent chronic mental health issues resulting from combat and other war-zone stress.