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  • Former JAG on Army guidance for PTSD, OTH discharges of Vietnam-Era veterans
    Former JAG on Army guidance for PTSD, OTH discharges of Vietnam-Era veterans
    On Thursday, the Paulding County Republican Examiner (PCRE) received a statement from Tully Rinckey PLLC Partner Larry D. Youngner who, prior to joining the firm, spent 31 years in the military, six years as an Army line officer and 25 years in...
  • Bradley Stone
    Pennsylvania police recover spree killer’s body
    Former Marine Bradley Stone who was suspected of killing his ex-wife and five of her family members and seriously wounded another was found Tuesday, in the woods near his home in Montgomery County. He appears to have died from self-inflicted knife...
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    Republican delays passage of Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans
    The Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act is a piece of bipartisan legislation designed to reduce the suicide rate among veterans. Currently 22 veterans commit suicide every day. That’s more than 8,000 suicides by veterans...
  • Could FDA Approved Injection for PTSD be a gift from God?
    Could FDA Approved Injection for PTSD be a gift from God?
    PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and affects thousands of soldiers that return home after experiencing horrendous life altering trauma. But this disease does not only affect soldiers it can affect anyone that has been through extreme...
  • Can a child suffer from PTSD?
    Can a child suffer from PTSD?
    Can children suffer the effects of PTSD? Absolutely! PTSD stands for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and is an anxiety disorder that usually manifests after a child or adult experiences a traumatic event. Most people automatically associate PTSD...
  • Camp Lejeune Marine who tried to run down police claims PTSD as defense
    Camp Lejeune Marine who tried to run down police claims PTSD as defense
    A Wednesday night chase that started at Camp Lejeune and ended inside the city limits of Jacksonville, North Carolina, has landed a Marine in jail. Details on the convoluted chase were released by WITN News 7 late last night. Readers might need a...
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder and preterm birth
    Posttraumatic stress disorder and preterm birth
    Many women who serve in the military suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It can also occur as a result of a traumatic experience, such as rape or a terrorist attack, in civilian life. A number of women who suffer from PTSD become...
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    Huge changes at the Department of Defense and the VA
    The Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs have both taken huge steps recently to correct mistakes in their handling of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.Last week, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel directed military review boards...
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    Mothers with active PTSD more likely to suffer spontaneous preterm birth
    PTSD health effects may extend, through birth outcomesPost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after experiencing events that create fear, helplessness or horror, such as a threat to life or physical integrity. Seeing another person in a...
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    Army Chaplain Came Back From Iraq With PTSD
    This Veterans Day take a moment to remember all American veterans, whoever they are. We don’t normally think of a priest having PTSD, but Father Patrick Van Durme, a Rochester diocesan priest who has served as an Army chaplain since 2008...
  • Ghost on the stairs
    Constant prayers, house blessings finally stopped 'demonic infestation'
    Anyone who doubts the power of prayers needs to read this story. Back in December of 1998, Allegheny County commissioner Bob Cranmer and his family moved into a Pennsylvania home. At first he thought they had a “friendly ghost” but...
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    Veterans are running and walking for veterans' issues: Part 2: Sgt. Tahmooressi
    With all of the unfortunate news about scandals and possible deaths related to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, good news seems to get lost in the mainstream media. With this in mind, it seems appropriate to distribute...
  • Retired sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi
    U.S. Marine returned by Mexico: How did this happen?
    America is a very odd place. You can drive around with loaded guns in some places and have no problems at all. You can do the same thing in the nation’s capital and get into big trouble. You can climb fences and cross lines, and that will...
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    'Forgotten Lunatics of the Great War': Of the mentally ill WWI English soldier
    This is a study of the experiences of mentally ill World War I servicemen in England. It follows their medical and psychiatric treatment during and after the war and their dealings with the Ministry of Pensions in particular.At first blush, this...
  • Sgt. Tahmooressi released from Mexican prison
    Sgt. Tahmooressi released from Mexican prison
    After months of languishing in a Mexican prison, Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi was granted his release by a Mexican judge:A Mexican judge has freed jailed US Marine Andrew Tahmooressi, his family said late Friday.Tahmooressi, 26, who served two tours of...