30 Aug '16, 4pm

Warrior Adventure Quest builds teamwork, resiliency for #USArmy Soldiers post deployment

WIESBADEN, Germany - Soldiers returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan remember the various ways the U.S. Army strove to ease the transition back to a garrison environment. The intent was to streamline the redeployment process, reduce stress and to quickly reintegrate service members back into their "normal" lives. One of the tools military leaders used to help Soldiers readjust after (and before) serving in harm's way was the Warrior Adventure Quest program. The "reset training tool" was designed to introduce Soldiers to life leisure skills such as Outdoor Recreation's climbing, mountain biking and other "high adventure" activities to serve as alternatives to possible negative behaviors such as drunk driving or other extreme risk taking. "It used to be just for redeploying units, but it has been changed to serve deploying, redeploying and non-deployable units to buil...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/174231/