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Immediate Release

New DoD Actions to Prevent Suicide in the Military

Ms. Elizabeth Foster, Executive Director of the Office of Force Resiliency for the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)), and Dr. Timothy Hoyt, Deputy Director for Force Resiliency, will hold an off-camera, on-the-record media roundtable today, September 28, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. EDT.

The officials will discuss new actions to strengthen the Department’s suicide prevention strategy, directed by Secretary Austin.

For an embargoed copy of the briefing slides, please respond to with “I agree to the embargo” by 10:00 a.m. EDT.

Embargoed materials will be shared today at 11:00 a.m. EDT. The embargo will lift at 12:45 p.m.