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Firing ranges complicate vets' PTSD recovery

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posted on Jun, 3 2008 @ 04:21 AM
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Firing ranges complicate vets' PTSD recovery


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FORT BENNING, Ga. - Army Sgt. Jonathan Strickland sits in his room at noon with the blinds drawn, seeking the sleep that has eluded him since he was knocked out by the blast of a Baghdad car bomb.

Like many of the wounded soldiers living in the newly built "warrior transition" barracks here, the soft-spoken 25-year-old suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. But even as Strickland and his comrades struggle with nightmares, anxiety and flashbacks from their wartime experiences, the sounds
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posted on Jun, 3 2008 @ 04:21 AM
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Ok let me get this right we have a ton of soldiers that suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome and the Army has opened a "warrior transition" barracks to help them recover from this condition and they put it right next to a firing range.

You can't be serious!

How can these people put the war behind them with the constant barrage of gun fire right next door, uh this is just Stoopid!

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posted on Jun, 3 2008 @ 06:32 AM
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The military is all about breaking down the individual to make them follow your command at any cost possible..

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