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TITLE:  DoD Directive 1010.10, "Health Promotion and Disease/Injury Prevention," 08/22/2003

SUMMARY:  This Directive:  1. Reissues DoD Directive 1010.10 dated March 11, 1986,  to update policy and responsibilities for health promotion, disease and injury prevention, and population health within the Department of Defense (DoD).  2. Establishes the DoD requirement to implement health promotion, disease and injury prevention programs, and population health to improve and sustain military readiness and the health, fitness, and quality of life of military personnel, DoD personnel, and other beneficiaries.  3. Acknowledges individual health status is greatly dependent upon family and community health and community health is intensely affected by the collective behaviors, attitudes, knowledge, and beliefs of community members.  4. Supports the achievement and sustainment of a constantly fit and ready force; and healthy populations, at home and abroad, in peacetime and in conflict.

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OPR:  ASD(HA), 703-697-2112