The Professor and The Detainee

The Professor and the Detainee I often receive questions regaurding my time spent with Iraqi people. “What are they like,” one would ask. “They all hate Americans, Right?” from another. Now while overseas I would be asked the same questions regarding the Americans. Ironic isn’t it, that either culture would think the same prejudices. I find that it is a dismal outlook on the lives of people that know nothing of one another. ...more

A Woman Veteran

At the age of seventeen, I never thought that at 25 years of age, I would be labeled as having “Combat-related Post-traumatic Stress Disorder”, or “PTSD.” Then again, I never saw myself as a war veteran either. With all that is going on in the world, those that suffer the most are the ones that outwardly show no signs of suffering at all. Post-traumatic stress disorder is defined by most to be an anxiety disorder , that a person develops after witnessing a life altering event that threatened their life; therefore causing a person to have reoccurring reactions to past events. ...more

Thank you for the sacrifices you have made and continue to make in dealing with PTSD.
I hope ...more