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Multiple Deployments

Repeated Military Deployment Is Like Waterboarding

Eliot Daley | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Eliot Daley

Sgt. Bales is a prime example: he had been sent into battle, faced death, then came home to comfort and safety. Then he was thrust back into battle, facing bombs and bullets and possible death once more, then home to comfort and safety. Again and again.

The Fort Hood Shooter Didn't Have PTSD, So Can We Please Stop Insulting People With Post-Traumatic Stress?

Belleruth Naparstek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Belleruth Naparstek

It's good to see public discussion about posttraumatic stress and concern for the health and welfare of our troops. But I don't think the events at Fort Hood had anything to do with posttraumatic stress.

US Military Suicides Rise, Despite Prevention Efforts

McClatchy | Halimah Abdullah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Eight years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq have etched indelible scars on the psyches of many of the nation's servicemen and women, and ...