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The Reality of Living With PTSD

Today, I had the honor of standing and saluting a great American hero as he passed through our small Texas town. Unfortunately, that honor had to be done posthumously. Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield [...]

Ask for Help

It’s a message so simple that even a 7-year old understands it. “Ask for help!!!” wrote little John Murray on Post-it notes. It’s a simple message, but also an extraordinarily profound one when you realize whom [...]

UPDATE – Richard Ruffert: Fraud

UPDATE: It’s been brought to my attention that the entire kingdom of Saudi Arabia was technically a combat zone. So, I would like to clarify that in terms of being in a country designated a combat [...]

When, Where and How to Approach a Combat Veteran

I was talking to one of my new Journal of Military Experience friends and she expressed a discomfort in approaching me during a recent Military Experience Arts Symposium at Eastern Kentucky University. She wanted to respect [...]

Retired Flag Officers Demand Troops’ Gun Information

According to the Washington Post, a group of retired generals and admirals is lobbying congress to change their stance on the 2011 NDAA that ordered military leaders from collecting information about the weapons troops keep at [...]

ASP Radio: Interview with Psychotherapist Robert Buck, inventor of Neuview Glasses for PTS

On Episode 2 of ASP Radio, I interviewed Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist. Robert Buck. About 12 years ago, he read a book that he says changed his life called “Of Two Minds” by Dr. [...]

A Quick Word on Timothy Michael Poe

I want to just briefly touch on an aspect of the SGT Timothy Michael Poe controversy that has me really pissed off. By now, it’s pretty much a done deal that he lied or misrepresented himself [...]

Suicide Prevention Is Attainable

This is a topic that is near and dear to me. Reading these reports is distressing that we still have Soldiers out there that feel like this is the solution to their problems. Believe me, it’s [...]

Army Review of PTSD Will Reinforce Combat Veterans Not to Seek Help

This article seems to say they are passing out PTSD diagnosis to anyone who walks by and sneezes. It is not easy to get a PTSD diagnosis, that is the truth. When this same issue was [...]

A Ruse Indeed: Wanna Be Therapists

Comment from a guy who originally placed on his Facebook education and work page that he worked for me at my blog. I asked him to remove it, he apologized and gave me a huge line, [...]

Combat PTSD: A Psycho-Social and Spiritual Wound

America, I gave you my soul in 1991. I didn’t know it then that I would receive a psycho-social and spiritual wound that not even I could see. Of late we have heard much on the common symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder or [...]

Combat PTSD Blogger on ASP

Hello ASP readers, I am sure you have heard the latest on CJ’s blogging saga. I am not here to talk about that, we all know that he will address it when he can. For those [...]

Infinite Progress

I met with my social worker today for a counseling session and to give him a sense of where I am. We came to a few conclusions that I want to share. He helped me understand [...]

A Little Perspective Is In Order

UPDATE 17 Apr 2013: Welcome Blaze readers. For more information about the attacks and false claims against me by Michael Yon, please see THIS, THIS, and THIS post. [UPDATE 29 Sep 11: I've cut off comments [...]

The Demons of War are Persistent

This post was sent to me by A.W. Schade, a Vietnam Veteran that has struggled with PTSD and wants to help today’s troops. I asked him if I could share it here and he agreed. When [...]