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To Climb Out With You
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: judge, veteran, PTSD, jail, compassion in action, solutions )

Judy
- 90 days ago - commondreams.org
A short and very powerful story about a judge and a veteran
A Tale of Two Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Politics, Veterans, Refugees, Congress, Oklahoma, Steve Russell, Ivano Rodriguez, Iraq, Afghanistan, PTSD, marijuana, citizenship, petition )

Joanne
- 245 days ago - politicsplus.org
This is a story of two very different veterans, both of whom have something to contribute to the discussion about who gets in, and who stays in, the US.
Petition - Repeal the Michigan Fireworks Safety Act of 2011
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Fireworks, mortars, noise pollution, PTSD, honor our veterns, pets, dogs, dog, cats, wildlife, horses, insurance, property damage, ethics, petition, Michigan, medical )

Crow
- 377 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
In 2011 it became legal for people of MI to buy & light off mortars. It was thought people would stick to the designated Holidays to light them off & the state would profit. Instead people, pets, & homes are being terrorized at all hours all yr. see notes
Tell Leon Panetta: Stop Ignoring Military Suicides! ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Pentagon, military, suicides, PTSD, vetarans, war, lies, troops, humanrights )

Angelika
- 1216 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Please sign our petition calling on Secretary Leon Panetta and General Martin Dempsey of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to investigate the rash of military suicides before it's too late, and to fight the stigma against depression and PTSD in the military.
Ten Years After Iraq Invasion, Who Shall Be Held Accountable?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PTSD, Iraq war, politics, news, military, obama, veterans, politics, usa )

Cal
- 1220 days ago - worldcrunch.com
The justification for war was false and the victims are endless, even extending to those dying today in Syria. A bitter look back from leading Moroccan daily Le Soir.
Iraq War Casualties Still Ripple Across The Home Front
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: PTSD, Iraq war, politics, news, military, obama, veterans, politics, usa )

Cal
- 1225 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Many of the Americans who fought in Iraq returned strengthened, with newfound confidence, deep friendships and pride of service. Others have returned with mental scars, diagnosed or not
SOS! Save Our Soldiers!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, military, healthcare, TBI, PTSD, troops, war, suicide, death, (VA) veteran )

Dee
- 1274 days ago - psychologytoday.com
Newspapers across the nation this week reported an alarming fact: Military suicides outnumbered combat-related deaths in 2012. The Associated Press reported that the latest Pentagon numbers indicate a rate of nearly one suicide per day last year with 349
Help Them Heal ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, military, PTSD, prevention, family, war, government, ethics, troops )

Nancy
- 1480 days ago - theveteranssite.com
War wounds come in many forms. Some service members are tragically injured with life-altering consequences. But perhaps most troubling are the invisible wounds -- those that are suffered silently and solitarily.
Justice for Vets
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Veterans, justice, courts, PTSD, Iraq, Afghanistan, CNN )

Dandelion
- 1884 days ago - nadcp.org
The National Clearinghouse for Veterans Treatment Courts. This is the most comprehensive site on the Web for Veterans Treatment Court news and resources.
Soldiers in Colorado Slayings Tell of Iraq Horrors
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: war, crime, ptsd, army, iraq, civilians, murder )

Steve
- 2554 days ago - news.yahoo.com
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Soldiers ...accused of murder, attempted murder or manslaughter after returning to civilian life described a breakdown in discipline during their Iraq deployment in which troops murdered civilians......
Police Sodomize Idaho Man With Taser Weapon
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: IdahoManSodomizedbyPoliceTaser, HarvardProfessorGates, PoliceBrutality, OverUseOfForce, PTSD, MentalIllness, FalseArrest, ResistingArrest, AssistancetotheIncarceratedMentallyIll, MaryNeal, AIMI, DogJustice, LarryNeal, Taser, AfricanAmerican, AttyGen )

Mary
- 2554 days ago - google.com
As Harvard Prof. Gates learned, it is important to watch one's manners with police. The Statesman printed a transcript: OFFICER: Do you feel this? CITIZEN: Yes, sir. OFFICER: Do you feel that? That's my *#> CITIZEN: Okay. OFFICER: -Taser up your a%*.
Suicide Hot Line Got Calls From 22,000 Veterans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: army, navy, air force, marinesm coast guard, national guard, suicide, troops, us, war, military, help, va, veterans, ptsd )

Steve
- 2917 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The VA estimates that every year 6,500 veterans take their own lives. ...... of the 18 veterans who commit suicide each day, four to five of them are under VA care, and 12,000 veterans under VA care are attempting suicide each year.
Distressed War Veterans Get Day in Court
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: veterans, PTSD )


- 3016 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The lawsuit...claims the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs was unable to deal with the growing number of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, cases emerging from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Iraq, Afghanistan Veteran Suicides Reach Record Level
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: soldier sucides, Iraq, Afghanistan, PTSD, depression, veterans, Walter Reed )

RC
- 3097 days ago - washingtonpost.com
And yet we keep sending our troops into the hellhole of Iraq & Afghanistan...I weep for these men and woman who can no longer see any hope, any light at the end of the tunnel of their suffering.
 

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