Category: Veteran Issues

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The Point of Memorial Day

So what is the point of Memorial Day? A large part of our society doesn’t have clue. The most important thing on this day is to remember those that have died in service to...

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Continuing Challenges for Veterans

Veterans are facing continuing and in some cases, growing, challenges after almost 100 days of a new president. One of the continuing challenges for veterans is that we have a president who is ignorant on...

A Female Veteran and PTSD 0

A Female Veteran and PTSD

Here is an article about a female veteran and PTSD. The veteran, who will be on tonight’s PTSDchat Radio broadcast. Karolyn Smith is a veteran of the war in Iraq where she manned a...

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Animals are helping PTSD

Animals are helping PTSD! A week ago I connected with Karolyn Smith, a veteran of the Army and the war in Iraq. She has PTSD and TBI and has found a way to cope...

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Veteran Suicide

Last week, the Department of Veteran Affairs released the report on an extensive study of Veteran Suicide. We learned the in 2014 there were 20 veteran suicides a day. The last report indicated 22...

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD has only recently been officially acknowledged as a disorder. The Department of Defense and the Department of Veteran Affairs were, surprisingly, two of the initial organizations to recognize PTSD...

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Help and Connections

Last weekend I attended a support event for veterans. The event was coordinated by Operation Engage America at the Elks Lodge in Frederick, MD. I only heard about the event because Angela was attending in...

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