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PTSD Awareness

PTSD Awareness

Why is there such a negative stigma attached to combat veterans suffering with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? I feel like when somebody finds out that I have PTSD their mind immediately goes to the worst case scenario. They automatically assume that because I have PTSD at some point I’m going to flip my lid and go crazy on them. What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)? PTSD is defined as an anxiety disorder that can occur following the experience of a traumatic event. A traumatic event is a life-threatening event such as military combat. It is very unfortunate, but many...


WHERE WERE YOU ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001?

WHERE WERE YOU ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2001?

I am sure like so many other Americans. I remember vividly where I was and what I was doing on September 11th in 2001.  I was in Army Infantry basic training. I was in week three out of fourteen weeks. We were out shooting at the rifle range when we all suddenly pulled back to the barracks. We weren't told anything initially. I thought it may be another instance when the still sergeants were trying to scare us. We all huddled up and sat on the cold linoleum floor of the barracks. The drill sergeant wheeled in a tv and...