Combat Operational Stress Control

Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC) encompasses all policies and programs to prevent, identify, and holistically treat mental injuries caused by combat or other operations. COSC is one of the priorities of the Commandant of the Marine Corps, to ensure that all Marines and family members who bear the invisible wounds caused by stress receive the best help possible, and that they are afforded the same respect given to the physically injured. The two goals of COSC are to maintain a ready fighting force, and to protect and restore the health of Marines and their family members.

USMC Mental Health Summits: The Summits bring together subject matter experts and Marine Corps leaders to identify best practices and determine the way ahead for COSC and other behavioral health programs affecting Marines and family members.

Outreach to other Services and activities: COSC regularly presents and receives program information to/from other Services and organizations regarding potential best practices.

Links for other support includes:
     Email -
     Web sites - & COSC@HQMC