26 Aug '12, 4pm

Marine Corps develops plan to get troops to drink less booze via @marinetimes #alcoholism

Marine Corps develops plan to get troops to drink less booze via @marinetimes #alcoholism

http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/08/marine-corps-plan-drink-less-alcohol-082612/ Corps develops plan to get troops to drink less By Dan Lamothe and Andrew deGrandpré - Staff writers Posted : Sunday Aug 26, 2012 11:55:20 EDT MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — Marine officials are developing a new alcohol-abuse campaign plan, citing booze’s frequent involvement in societal problems plaguing the Marine Corps. A draft version of the program is due to Assistant Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford in September when the Executive Force Preservation Board meets, said Brig. Gen. Robert Hedelund, director of the Marine and Family Programs Division of Manpower and Reserve Affairs. The board is headed by Dunford and focuses on issues that affect Marines’ safety, welfare and readiness. It includes about 20 other generals, a handful of senior Navy officers and Sergeant Major of the M...

Full article: http://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/2012/08/marine-corps...

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