Requirements (Policy, Programs, Practices, Resources)



A.2.1. Identify high-risk groups for initiation of tobacco use, like young military personnel and teen family members.

B.1. Promote a tobacco-free lifestyle and culture through education and leadership.

B.1. Annual report on percentage of military training and education programs that include instruction on risks of tobacco use and benefits of not smoking

B.1. Assess the content of all basic, technical and professional military training programs for targeted education programs. These programs will include the Services’ goal to being smoke free, address risks and harmful effects of tobacco use, the impact of tobacco use on mission readiness (e.g., decreased night vision, decreased cold tolerance, and increased injury rates, etc…) and the benefits of being a nonsmoker. Draft proposed education programs where necessary.


B.1.1. Report percentage of policy changes implemented at one year.

B.1.1. Assess and evaluate the current consistency of tobacco use policies across the Services for basic and initial skills training.

B.1.2. Assess Service policies on tobacco use for students and instructors, during the duty day, for all formal military training schools, (e.g., Basic and Officer Training School, technical schools, professional military education schools).

B.1.3. Prepare draft policy that extends prohibition of tobacco use for students during all formal military training and

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