Veteran Affairs – Jason Kander on dropping out of politics to address PTSD after 11 years of denial

I decided to post the entirety of his letter because it is an important development in having the public experience what veterans go through. Link to Jason Kander.com So after 11 years of trying to outrun depression and PTSD symptoms, I have finally concluded that it’s faster than me. That I have to stop running, …

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Guest appearance on Fortress on a Hill podcast episode 22. The one about Black Hawk Down.

Here is my first interview on Fortress on a Hill.  From the episode page Just a few days ago, we passed the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Mogadishu.  A oddity of a military action, falling shortly after the Gulf War among a decade of more “humanitarian” actions by the US government, the battle saw …

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Veteran Affairs – 33-year-old Justin Miller committed suicide after being released from VA psych care

View the CNN article here. Burdened by suicidal thoughts, Justin Miller, a 33-year-old veteran from Minnesota, reached out to the Department of Veterans Affairs in February for help, telling responders on the VA crisis line that he had access to firearms. Miller was advised to visit his local VA emergency department, which he did immediately. …

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