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“It’s really fun to see the non-PRT believers fully embrace the program,” said Devan Icsman-Wethington, personal trainer and MFT instructor. “They typically become the program’s biggest supporters and implementers.”
“The training is a long-term investment in our Soldiers,” said Capt. Kristin Tashma, officer in charge of resiliency for 8th STB and 8th TSC. “We’re teaching Soldiers to use coping skills and really teaching them how to deal with stress on a multitude of levels.”
All of the unit, not just medics, can save lives
The Army has transformed rapidly and dramatically over the past 12 years of war and will continue to change with reductions in force and changes in policy for retention.
The 8th Special Troops Battalion, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, officially welcomed a new command team during a combined change of command and change of responsibility ceremony at Palm Circle, here, July 10.
In Part Two of series, Staff Sgt. Mary Valdez makes needed adjustments.