UNCLASSIFIED//FOUOFRAGO 32 TO OPORD 13-002 (WEEKLY TASKING ORDER)
3.C.4.E.1. Travel funding procedures TBP for AGR/ADOS individuals residingoutside 50 mile radius from FTIG.3.C.4.E.2. POC for this task is SFC Vasicak.
TASK 5. Post Traumatic Stress Survey Participation. (S: 22MAY13) (POC:SFC Gordner) (MED NCO)
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU)will be conducting research to identify potential genes that interact with the environmentalconditions (e.g.,combat) to mediate responses to stress and which may serve as potentialtargets for identifying Soldiers at risk, improving Soldier resilience, and treating stress-relateddisorders (e.g., PTSD). USU is the Nation's federal health sciences university and serves theuniformed services and the Nation as an outstanding academic health sciences center.3.C.5.B.
IOT collect DNA and complete a survey to potentially identifygenetic markers regarding combat stress, mild traumatic brain injuries, and depression.3.C.5.C.
TASKS TO UNITS
TASKS TO STAFF.
3.C.5.E.1. Coordinate directly with USU IOT facilitate the collection process andadditional requirements as needed.3.C.5.E.2. Secure a location and required equipment at FTIG in coordination withthe BN OPS MSG on 28JUL13.3.C.5.E.3. Coordinate directly with SFC Ziemba, 55 ABCT MED NCO as needed.
3.C.5.F.1. BPT assemble in the evening of 28JUL13 for USU to collect surveydata that screens for post-traumatic stress, depression, mild traumatic brain injury, andsubstance use issues. DNA will be collected in the form of saliva samples. The surveys andsaliva samples will remain anonymous and will be matched for the presence and levels of candidate gene biomarkers. The collection/briefing process will take approximately 1 hour. Additional guidance is forthcoming.3.C.5.F.2. Unit Commanders will ensure that all Soldiers are afforded theopportunity to attend the survey briefing. Soldiers not attending annual training or IDT duringJune and July, are authorized to attend a briefing in a SUTA or RMA status from 1 June to 31July. Individual soldier participation in providing a sample is voluntary and anonymous.3.C.5.F.3. GSA/Military vehicle usage will be maximized.
3.C.6. TASK 6. Omitted