A Nutritional Clue Offers Hope...

Feb 7, 2012 by

It’s not often enough that we get to report some good news about suicide and the military — for months now, the numbers...

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Life is a Journey Sometimes Wa...

Dec 28, 2011 by

The book, “Keep Going: The Art of Perseverance,” by Native American writer Joseph M. Marshall III, opens with an extended...

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Writing and Trauma: Freeing Yo...

Jun 15, 2011 by

Everyone who writes, it’s safe to say, has different reasons for writing. “Every writer primarily writes for the back of...

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Sometimes You Have to Choose t...

Feb 16, 2011 by

Into the dearth of “good news” about combat veterans with PTSD and their partners comes the remarkable love story of Josh...

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When “Luck” Doesn&...

Jan 19, 2011 by

Survivors’ guilt, at its most basic, is about coming to terms with the very arbitrary nature of luck/fortune/chance. Some...

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Too Tough to Heal: Is That You...

Jan 18, 2011 by

Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right. Henry Ford There’s an old-ish Don Henley song where he asks, “How Bad...

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For the Combat Veteran with PT...

Dec 16, 2010 by

The source of the following material may surprise you: “Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who...

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The Greatest Generation: A Sil...

Nov 17, 2010 by

Aaron Glantz, the author of The War Comes Home is one of a handful of reporters uniformly worth reading when it comes to war and...

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Welcoming our veterans home &#...

Nov 3, 2010 by

With Veteran’s Day approaching, it’s time to think about an often-neglected theme, which is the “Welcome...

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VetWow’s Short Podcasts ...

Oct 6, 2010 by

Susan Avila Smith Military Sexual Trauma, like PTSD another “invisible wound,” is unfortunately more prevalent in the...

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Trust Betrayed: Sexual Assault...

Sep 29, 2010 by

“Military sexual trauma (“MST”) is the term that the Department of Veterans Affairs uses to refer to sexual assault...

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Combat trauma afflicts women, ...

Sep 22, 2010 by

A few months ago, I attended the week-long clinical training program in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the National Center...

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Audie Murphy on Getting Over C...

Sep 18, 2010 by

Audie Murphy, in his day, was the most decorated American soldier from World War II, winning the Medal of Honor, among 27 others. He...

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The Sacred Brotherhood –...

Sep 9, 2010 by

We read a few days ago Larry Heinemann’s excellent quote about veterans after combat “carrying the darkness with...

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PTSD: What a difference a year...

Jul 7, 2010 by

There’s a lot of bad news going around: suicides up, PTSD wrecking lives and families, not much constructive help in sight. But...

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