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US Politics & Gov't  (tags: healthcare, military, PTSD, prevention, family, war, government, ethics, troops )

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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.

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Carrie B (306)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 11:24 am
Signed and noted. Thank you, Nancy.

Sue H (7)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 11:30 am
Noted and absolutely signed, thanks. I am daily disappointed that theveteranssite doesn't get more support. Come on Care2 members, if you can click thousands of times for animals and the rainforest, take a minute and
click for the veterans too... Please?

Angela N (0)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 11:33 am

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Wednesday July 4, 2012, 11:41 am

Azaima A (207)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 11:55 am

Azaima A (207)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 11:56 am

Seth E (81)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 12:21 pm
Noted and gladly signed.


Regina P (67)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 12:22 pm
Already signed. Thanks

Elizabeth P (99)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 2:58 pm
Noted and Signed. Thank you.

DORIS L (61)
Wednesday July 4, 2012, 6:10 pm

Wednesday July 4, 2012, 6:26 pm
Signed and noted, thanks.

Judy C (97)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 12:18 am
Signed. Thanks Nancy.

Kevin A (64)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 1:16 am
Noted and signed. I have a son-in-law currently in the Army. He has had to endure the sight of things no person should have to see. One of those was the suicide of his closest friend and fellow GI. For all that he has witnessed in the war zone, this incident at home hit hardest. As he readies for his next deployment, I hope he has gotten the help he and the other members of his platoon most certainly needed.

As we all hope he survives another deployment, we also hope he does not return with the same sense of hopelesness that took his friend.

Danny M (83)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 1:29 am
Noted and signed! Thanks Nancy!

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 3:06 am

Thursday July 5, 2012, 4:47 am
Thank you!

Georgeta Trandafir (33)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 5:14 am
noted and signed

Joe R (190)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 7:00 am
Signed and noted.

JL A (281)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 7:10 am
And it is disturbing that those who are pushing for a war in Iran are also voting not to provide the care and services needed by war vets returning to civilian life.......

Jason Green (235)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 7:55 am
Thank You for Signing!

. (1)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 8:17 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Nancy.

Lisa Neste (207)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 8:33 am
Signed, thanks!

. (0)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 10:16 am
Gladly signed Nancy.

. (0)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 10:34 am
done. These vets need all the help they can get-now and not later. When my brother came home from Viet Nam, there was nothing-and I think of all the men who fought in that "war"...ty Nancy

Helen Porter (39)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 1:45 pm
Many of our Viet Nam Veterans are now homeless and hungry.

They should have fled to Canada (maybe)?

Lauren H (3)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 2:09 pm
noted and signed

Thursday July 5, 2012, 3:21 pm
Signed. Thanks Nancy

Carol H (229)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 3:31 pm
signed and noted

Vicky P (476)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 3:44 pm
Signed and noted

marie C (163)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 5:00 pm
Noted and signed thank you so much Nancy

Nicole W (646)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 6:57 pm
signed and shared

Terri Hughes (416)
Thursday July 5, 2012, 7:24 pm
''SIGNED''....thanks Nancy!

Xil L (40)
Friday July 6, 2012, 1:19 am
"You do not destroy an idea by killing people; you replace it with a better one."
-Edward Keating

Friday July 6, 2012, 2:17 am
NObody.. But NOBODY should EVER be put in a situation of hiavning to go to war to kill people. To get people to do it usually takes a lot of indoctrination from jingoistic politicians and loads of propoganda and when people come back from war and they come out of their indoctrinated state they have to live with the things they have done and seen and it is inhuman not to give them all the help they need. Governments should make this top priority, as it is they who have caused this horror and suffering, whilst they sit safely behind their desks. SO WRONG! Who on earth ever got the idea that war makes peace!!!!!!!

Ludger W (65)
Friday July 6, 2012, 4:16 am
noted, signed, ty

Michela M (3964)
Friday July 6, 2012, 9:41 am

Genoveva M (328)
Friday July 6, 2012, 4:14 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks

patrica and edw jones (190)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 12:40 am
What have we humans learned over aeons past? Nothing - we still fight and kill one another. What is being done to these young men when they see the horrors of the killing fields?

Mary T (178)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 2:03 pm
Already signed and I always click on all the causes on the site everyday. Thanks Nancy.

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 7, 2012, 4:32 pm
I am against anyone joining any military branch, as killing and being harmed or killed is just unethical. However, once one does so, they must have access 24/7 to PTSD treatments and all other care that will help them!!!!! We need to rid this world of war, killing animals and people!

Lynne Buckley (0)
Friday July 13, 2012, 11:43 am

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Thursday July 26, 2012, 9:59 pm
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