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TITLE:  DoD Directive 6490.5, "Combat Stress Control (CSC) Programs", 02/23/1999

SUMMARY: This Directive: 1. Establishes policy and assigns responsibilities in accordance with references (a), (b) and (c) for developing CSC programs within the Military Services, the Combatant Commands and Joint Service Operations. 2. Ensures appropriate prevention and management of Combat Stress Reaction (CSR) casualties to preserve mission effectiveness and warfighting, and to minimize the short- and long-term adverse effects of combat on the physical, psychological, intellectual and social health of Service members.

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OPR: ASD(HA), 703-697-2112