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Originally posted by Apollo7
reply to post by cybro
This is only my opinion- I think it is the shots they make them take! I dated 2 guys that were sent to the Middle East and they are still sick. I have also read information that they are going to implement the use of RFID, I do not think that will go down very well. I also know an ex-military guy whom has just ran off. I asked the immediate family, why have they not filed a missing persons report? They would not answer me. All of this saddens me!! I feel they should raise the active duty age to 30. They should increase the age limit for entry to 45. Children should not be out fighting a war in any country! I consider anyone under the age of 30 as a child!!
According to figures recently disclosed by the U.S. Army surgeon general to The Los Angeles Times, “more than 110,000 active-duty Army troops last year were taking prescribed antidepressants, narcotics, sedatives, antipsychotics and anti-anxiety drugs. Nearly 8% of the active duty Army is now on sedatives and more than 6% is on antidepressants—an eightfold increase.”
- Were directly exposed to the traumatic event as a victim or a witness.
- Were seriously injured during the trauma
- Experienced a trauma that was long lasting or very severe
- Saw themselves or a family member as being in imminent danger
- Had a severe negative reaction during the event, such as feeling detached from ones surroundings or having a panic attack felt
- Helpless during the trauma and were unable to help themselves or a loved one.
More Soldiers Committ Suicide In 2012 Than Killed Fighting The War On Terrorism