Posted by: dohgonuniversity | August 10, 2009

V8-3

“I want to know why, when he was rocking back and forth in his chair with his hands over his mouth to keep from crying, he sent him home.”
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2009/aug/09/va-center-wasnt-aware-of-many-veteran-suicides/

It’s a dilemma straight out of Catch-22; how do you know you need help, if your only means for determining that need has been compromised?
http://www.buffalonews.com/149/story/758806.html

Experts say 70% of people will go through a traumatic experience in their lives, and 20% of those will suffer from PTSD.
http://www.localnews8.com/Global/story.asp?S=10874763&nav=menu554_2_3

“… everything is impacted when someone has combat stress or PTSD – not just the individual Soldier, but everybody who comes in contact with them.”
http://www.army.mil/-news/2009/07/21/24682-new-ptsd-program-answers-need/

Military experts are warning that the United States is taking on security and political commitments [in Afghanistan] that will last at least a decade and a cost that will probably eclipse that of the Iraq war.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/08/AR2009080802283_pf.html

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