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Warrior Adventure Quest
WARRIOR ADVENTURE QUEST
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WARRIOR ADVENTURE QUEST
SOLDIER TRAINING
A High Adventure Outdoor Recreation (ODR) Program
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Learning Objectives
• Terminal Learning Objective:
– Describe the Purpose of Warrior Adventure Quest
(WAQ)
• Enabling Learning Objectives
– Describe the elements of Warrior Adventure
Quest
– Describe Resiliency Basics
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Warrior Adventure Quest (WAQ)
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DA Endorsed Reintegration Program
Cooperation between IMCOM G9 & AMEDD
Mitigate common high risk behaviors
Resilience Training / unit cohesion
L-LAAD
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What You Will be Doing During WAQ
• Soldier Training
– Resilience Basics
• Adventure Activity
– Team Building
– Leader-Led After-Action
Debriefing (L-LAAD)
– Surveys
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Post Surveys
• Surveys:
– Collect data to get a realistic look at the WAQ process
– Critical for the program
• Post-Experience Survey:
– Given immediately after the WAQ high adventure event
• RECTRAC
– Soldiers will be input into the system based on ODR’s discretion
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Leader-Led After Action Debrief
(L-LAAD)
• L-LAAD is a Leader’s Tool
– Structured way to make sense of a difficult situation
– Help Soldiers learn from experiences
• Puts emphasis on:
– Teamwork
– Cohesion
– Readiness
• Should be a regular part of mission planning
• Not an AAR or Group Therapy
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L-LAADs & WAQ
L-LAADs bridge WAQ activities with real world events
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Reintegration & Reconstitution
Amount of Adrenaline
Peak
Response
Deployment
Employment
(combat)
Manifestations
• Numbness
• Invincibility
• Inevitability
Redeployment
Mobilization
Risk/Destructive Behavior
• DWIs / DUIs
• Accidents
• Marital Issues
• Suicide
Post
Deployment
New Level
of Normal
Train-up/Prep
Reconstitution
Time / Deployment Cycle
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Model STRESS
COMBATCOSC
AND OPERATIONAL
SINGLE EVENT
MULTIPLE EVENTS
COMBAT AND OPERATIONAL STRESS BEHAVIORS
COSR
ADAPT
POST COMBAT AND OPERATIONAL STRESS
GROWTH
PTSD
Combat Stress Behaviors (FM 4-02.51)
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Warrior Reactions
2LT
Overcame
Audi Murphy.
addiction.
Most
decorated
Became a U.S.
strong
Combat
Warrior
advocate
of in
WW
Congress
II, suffered
for
from
BH treatment
insomnia,of
depression,
veterans
addiction.
of Korea and Vietnam.
Retired as a MAJ from
36th Infantry Div, Texas
NG.
Became
LT Everett
Deputy
Alvarez.
of VA
Navy
and
flyerPeace
shot down
Corps,in
wrote
Gulf of
books,
Tonkincompleted
Incident, he
Juris
Doctorate,
endured 8 remarried,
years, 7
retired
monthsfrom
as aUSN
POWasina
Commander.
Vietnam. His wife
divorced him.
Left Joseph
PFC
the Army.
Dwyer.
Became
Joined
to serve after 911.
dysfunctional
from While in
Iraq, 2003,violent
delusions,
this photo
rage,
hailed him from
addictions
as thePTSD.
face of
the U.S.
Died
among
Soldier.
pill bottles
It brought
him cans
and
attention
of cleaning
and
embarrassment.
solvent
he was huffing.
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What is Resilience?
• Resilience is the
ability to grow
and thrive in the
face of challenges
and bounce back
from adversity.
• www.resilience.army.mil
Copyright © 2010 by The Trustees
of the University of Pennsylvania.
All rights reserved.
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Resilience Myth
Resilience Fact
Never show emotion
Regulate emotion
Must handle everything on your
own
About the individual &
relationship
Asking for help is a resilient
strategy
Always act fast
Know when to slow down
Accomplish superhuman feats
Bounce back
Always fully composed
Not always pretty
Have it or you don’t
Everyone can develop it
It’s a destination
It’s a process
About the individual
Copyright © 2010 by The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. All rights reserved.
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Unit Resiliency Fundamentals
Horizontal Bonding:
Trust between peers in a
unit
Vertical Bonding:
Trust between Leaders &
the Led
Espirit de Corps:
Sense of purpose & identity
in the unit
Unit Cohesion:
Binding force that combines
3 previous concepts
- FM 6-22.5, COSC Manual for Leaders & Soldiers (March 2009)
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Summary
• WAQ is a DA endorsed reintegration and
resilience focused programs for Soldiers
• WAQ involves Soldier training followed by a
high adrenaline activity, an L-LAAD as well as
pre- & post-surveys.
• There are many conflicted understandings
about resilience but what you need to know is
that no one goes it alone and your resilience
affects those around you.
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Activity Requirements
Please contact Outdoor Rec Hawaii to ensure
your participation!
808) 655-8522 or 655-9045/47
[email protected]

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