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When They Come Home – Critical Update

Sorry, we are here fighting a war in your back yard, you just happen to be in the way … and we will be here for a long time destroying our mental health. […]

Suicide Soldiers: The Grim Math of How We Got Here

by Reverend Manny and the Twilight Empire

The last months of 2010 were a grim reminder of our nation’s long history of failing its veterans when statisticians noted a sudden increase in the already high numbers of World War II veterans who committed suicide. They capped off a year that saw four […]

What More Can We Do To Ruin Our Military?

Military Doctors Withholding Treatment from Soldiers with Mental Health Problems The military is denying crucial care to soldiers, making them vulnerable on the battlefield.

Since 9/11, one Army division has spent more time in Iraq than any other group of soldiers: the 10th Mountain Division, based at Fort Drum, New York.

Over […]

No True Muslim, No True Christian, No True Jew

Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has condemned the suicide attack at a mosque in Charsadda in which at least 50 people were killed.

Musharraf expressed his condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in the attack and directed the law enforcement agencies to track down the perpetrators of the terror attack.

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Hey Kay Bailey, Thanks for your belated response … but no answer

Dear (BossKitty):

Thank you for contacting me regarding mental health services for American service members and veterans. I welcome your thoughts and comments on this issue.

With the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, it is important that we have the capacity to treat mental health issues for returning soldiers and Marines to […]

Who Is Responsibile To Texas Veterans: Doggett or Cornyn

Actual responses from Cornyn & Doggett:

Dear (BossKitty),

Thank you for contacting my offices. Your correspondence has been received, and we will respond to you as quickly as possible. A copy of your message is attached below for your records.

If you need immediate assistance regarding […]

PTSD claims a very dear friend – I share my sadness

Word this morning that my very dear friend, neighbor and co-worker for over 20 years has ended his life. He has been treated for extreme PTSD, from his Viet Nam experience as a Marine, for over 3 decades and diagnosed as “seriously mentally disabled”. The VA, veteran support groups and all who cared […]