HST137 – Karl Marlantes – What It Is Like to Go to War


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About Today’s Guest:

Karl Marlantes graduated from Yale University and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, before serving as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten air medals. He is the bestselling author of Matterhorn and What It Is Like to Go to War. He lives in rural Washington.

In this Episode, you will learn:

  • Karl’s background and experience
  • Homecoming for Vietnam Vets
  • How to interact with veterans beyond “thank you for your service”
  • The responsibility of a nation for the conduct of it’s warriors
  • Matterhorn the novel
  • Karl’s initial experience with counseling
  • Impact of combat stress reaction on the family
  • Deep River, Karl’s new book
  • Helping veterans talk about war in therapy

Links Mentioned in this Episode:

Karl’s author page



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Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.

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