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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 043-07
May 03, 2007

DoD Mental Health Advisory Team-IV Will Brief Survey Results

The Department of Defense will brief key findings from the latest Mental Health Advisory Team (MHAT-IV) survey at 11 a.m. EDT, May 4, in the DoD Briefing Studio, Pentagon 2E579. This is the fourth in a series of studies since 2003 to assess the mental health and well-being of the deployed forces serving in Iraq.
 
Briefers are listed below:
 
Dr. S. Ward Casscells, assistant secretary of defense for health affairs
Maj. Gen. Gale S. Pollock, commander U.S. army medical command and acting Army surgeon general
Rear Adm. Richard Jeffries, medical officer of the Marine Corps
CAPT. William P. Nash, combat operation stress control
Col.  Carl Castro - MHAT-IV team leader
Maj. Dennis McGurk - MHAT IV team member
 
Journalists without a Pentagon building pass will be picked up at the North Parking Entrance only.  Plan to arrive no later than 45 minutes prior to the event; have proof of affiliation and two forms of photo identification. Please call (703) 697-5131 for escort into the building.