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Originally posted by alaskan
PTSD is a real thing, but people that act like the soldiers aren't being used as lab rats and chemical sponges are ignorant fools.
Originally posted by signal2noise
And for all of you that responded with things like, "It's because he was killing women and children" or "karma's a bitch". How about spending some time in the Beaten Zone and then come here running your suck. And before you respond, google what a "beaten zone" is, because I'm willing to bet you don't have a single clue.
Run along and draw fire.
Originally posted by The_Zomar
The thing is that I'm intelligent enough to not participate in a war.
As many as 18 veterans of American wars take their own lives in the United States every day—more than 6,500 per year. Vietnam veteran advocates have estimated that suicide ultimately killed more of the soldiers who fought in that conflict than the actual war itself. The same trend is now surfacing among the veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Originally posted by oxford
What a frightening and sad statistic.