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Forge the future of brain health knowledge to maximize Warfighter lethality.


Advance behavioral science, as WRAIR's forward-positioned brain health capability, to deliver solutions that maximize Warfighter readiness, endurance, and lethality in order to win decisively on the battlefield.


LTC Michael N. Dretsch
Lieutenant Colonel
Michael Dretsch
Last Modified Date: 31 Aug 2023
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