Center for International Stabilization & Recovery

CISR envisions a world where people can build peaceful and prosperous futures free from the repercussions of conflict and disaster.

We help communities affected by conflict and trauma through innovative and reliable research, training, information exchange, and direct services such as:

Mine Risk Education
Peer Support
Management Training
Scientific Research
Who I Follow

The U.S. may have pulled out of Iraq and be drawing down in Afghanistan, but deployed troops continue to face a mounting threat posed by improvised explosive devices.

An abundance of money, research, development and brain power have gone into finding ways to protect service members from IEDs, including in ways you might not immediately consider.

According to Navy Cmdr. Jack Downes, integration branch chief of the Joint IED Defeat Organization, the military is making strides in developing special underwear to “protect pelvic-region function.”

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