User Agreement

Welcome to the OFFICIAL blog “Navigating Stress” sponsored by Navy Operational Stress Control (OSC). This blog is intended to provide updated information and discussion on navigating your stress and OSC.

While this is an open forum, it’s also a family friendly one, so please keep your comments clean. In addition to keeping it family friendly, we ask that you follow our posting guidelines here. Comments that do not follow these guidelines will be removed:

-We do not allow graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments or submissions nor do we allow comments that are abusive, hateful or intended to defame anyone or any organization.

-We do not allow solicitations or advertisements. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency.

-We do not allow comments that suggest or encourage illegal activity.

-Apparent spam will be removed and may cause the author(s) to be blocked from page without notice.

-You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided.

– For Official Use Only (FOUO), classified, pre-decisional, proprietary or business-sensitive information should never be discussed here. Don’t post personnel lists, rosters, organization charts or directories. This is a violation of privacy.

The appearance of external links on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the U.S. Navy or Department of Defense.

You are encouraged to quote, republish or share any content on this page on your own blog, Web site or other communication/publication. If you do so, please credit the command or the person who authored the content as a courtesy (photo or article byline can be U.S. Navy or MC2 Joe Smith, for example).

Thank you for your interest in and support of the men and women of the U.S. Navy.

For further information visit the DoD user agreement at: http://www.defense.gov/socialmedia/user-agreement.aspx

External Links Disclaimer

The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For, other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation sites, the United States Department of Defense does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations.

All links are provided consistent with the mission of the Department of Defense and DoDLive.

Please let us know about existing external links which you believe are inappropriate.

Comment Policy

Comments are welcome. However, please observe the following rules or your comment will not be posted:

-No profanity
-No sexual content
-No overly graphic, disturbing, or offensive material
-No vulgar or abusive language
-No hate speech or offensive language targeting any specific demographic
-No personal attacks of any kind
-No spam
-No promotions for commercial products or services

Comments and other user-generated responses are welcome and encouraged for all United States Department of Defense social media sites. User-generated content appearing on our sites is not edited in any way; however, these are moderated forums and all submissions will be reviewed for appropriateness before posting. In cases where it is not possible to review content before it is posted, the review will be made as soon as possible after the content appears publicly.

We will delete or decline to post content that contains:

The inclusion of external links and references in user-generated content does not imply any endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, the United States Government or the Department of the Navy. Additionally, communications made through this forum in no way constitute a legal or official notice or comment to the United States Department of Defense or any employee or official of the United States Department of Defense for any purpose.

This forum is intended to encourage familiarity with and discussion of Navy Operational Stress Control content. We welcome productive participation from all visitors.