One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

Six Thoughts on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Six Thoughts on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Shell Shock. Battle Fatigue. Call it what you want, it’s that combination of psychoglogical and behaivoral reactions to exposure to traumatic events that people see in combat veterans. There is a lot of discussion, whether at the water cooler, kitchen table, social media, wherever, about what it is. Who has it. What canRead more about Six Thoughts on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder[…]

ACRONYM: A Documentary About Veteran Mental Health

ACRONYM: A Documentary About Veteran Mental Health

There are some movies that are helpful when trying to explain combat and the impact of experiencing combat to those who haven’t been there. I’m not talking about Hollywood, although I do have a love-hate relationship with war movies. I don’t have the experience of Vietnam, but something tells me that Platoon was about asRead more about ACRONYM: A Documentary About Veteran Mental Health[…]

Through the Other Side of the Valley of Death: Veterans and Posttraumatic Growth

Through the Other Side of the Valley of Death: Veterans and Posttraumatic Growth

There has been much discussion of the adverse effects on exposure to trauma and combat by veterans, and rightly so. In an all-volunteer force, citizens join the military of their own free will, with varying degrees of understanding about what they may face. Sometimes, the reality of what happens in combat does not match whatRead more about Through the Other Side of the Valley of Death: Veterans and Posttraumatic Growth[…]