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PBS NewsHour | The Army's New Boot Camp: Building Mental Toughness | PBS

Duration: 03:34
Program: PBS NewsHour #10216
Broadcast Date: Dec. 9, 2011

The Army's new Comprehensive Soldier Fitness program soldiers to count blessings, ask for support when necessary and accept that it's OK to show emotion sometimes. By changing the way soldiers think about coping with stress, loss and trauma, Army officials hope to reverse the alarming and growing number of soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and too often, suicide.

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Post Date: December 9, 2011