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Force Health Protection

Date of Publication

10/9/2004

Definition

All measures taken by commanders, supervisors, individual Service members, and the MHS to promote, protect, improve, conserve, and restore the mental and physical well being of Service members across the range of military activities and operations.  These measures enable the fielding of a healthy and fit force, prevention of injuries and illness and protection of the force from health hazards, and provision of medical and rehabilitative care to those who become sick or injured anywhere in the world.

Source of Definition

DoD Directive 6200.04: Force Health Protection

Related Glossary Terms

Force Health Protection | Force Health Protection

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