Army Medical Detachment in Kuwait Powers Up Morale Support to Benefit of Thousands of CENTCOM Troops

FORT CAMPBELL, KENTUCKY & AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 7, 2018) /For immediate release/ — US Army 212th Medical Detachment from Fort Campbell, Kentucky serves CENTCOM troops behavioral health needs. Troops from Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan, Jordan and Syria get top quality medical services in the recently completed clinic. OSD is provided numerous items for the facility to ensure these thousands of troops morale is kept high.

212th COSC (Combat Operational Stress Control) is a Behavioral Health unit. The mission is to support soldiers as they deal with stressors while deployed. The unit is all about mental health with Soldiers specialized in Behavioral Health Techs(68X), Occupational Therapy Techs(68L), Psych Nurse Practitioners(66R), Psychologist(73B), Social Workers(73A) and Occupational Therapist (65A).

 

SPC Rancel A. said, “We will use the Supply Drop with soldiers along with our treatment programs to boost morale. Our goal is to return every soldier we see back to their respective unit to keep them in the fight fully functional.”

 

“We have a new clinic and we are starting from scratch with very little support. I am trying to gather as many resources as possible to set up our clinic for success and help break negative stigma of behavioral health. We also want pass the best clinic we can to the next unit who will replace us.”

 

These troops and those they serve are now enjoying games, coffee and other supplies from generous donors including Starbucks, Microsoft, Disgruntled Decks, FanDuel, GAEMS and other key OSD partners.

 

OSD’s “Supply Drop” program has impacted hundreds of thousands of active military personnel in scores of locations around the globe. These Airmen will return home in the Fall as members of OSD’s Southeast Region, leading and participating in social, professional and service events.

 

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