The Emotional Cycle During Deployment

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Understanding the normal emotions and feelings during deployment make it a lot easier for everyone.

Prior to deployment, you learned about the Emotional Cycle of Pre-Deployment and how to cope with challenges in the pre-deployment stages. In this lesson, we will briefly review the complete cycle then focus on the feelings and behaviors many find to be common during deployment. By the end of this lesson, you should be able to:

  • Identify the seven stages of the emotional cycle of deployment,
  • Recall characteristics of the during deployment stages, and
  • Apply strategies to manage the emotional cycle during deployment.