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According to Greg Zoroya’s article “Report: VA Scandal Probe Targets Potential Obstruction of Justice”, published 8-26-2014 in USA Today, “The Inspector General report focused largely on problems at the VA Hospital in Phoenix, the epicenter of the scandal. 483 more words


The Twelve-Step Approach to PTSD

by Doctor Joel Brende

Editor’s Note: It has been stated many times that first responders have a kinship with Vietnam Veterans. Why? Because, like these Vets, they are asking – no, demanding! 1,296 more words

The Road Less Traveled

Group Therapy

In 1977, after suffering a Vietnam flashback psychotic break and a mandatory ten day stay at the Sepulveda VA Hospital, my husband found himself attending a group therapy session at a storefront in Canoga Park, California. 1,152 more words

Combat Veterans

Vietnam Vet Pals Reunite, 48 Years Later

(CBS) –  A veteran from Chicago is leaving for Los Angeles Friday morning to see a friend: a fellow Marine he hasn’t seen since they were both on patrol in Vietnam in 1966. 218 more words


The DMZ: Part One

When I was in Vietnam in June I visited the former demilitarized zone, which once separated North from South Vietnam. The DMZ would have turned 60 this year with the anniversary of the 1954 Geneva Agreement, which divided Vietnam into two states and laid the groundwork for the Vietnam War. 1,208 more words


For Many Vietnam Veterans The war Still Isn't Over

For Many Vietnam Veterans, The War Still Isn’t Over

Over the past 13 years, the number of veterans seeking claims for PTSD treatment has risen from 133,745 to more than 656,000. 544 more words


PTSD Continues To Afflict Vietnam Veterans 40 Years After The War

By Alan Zarembo

New study suggests PTSD is a chronic condition for a significant number of veterans

Study finds 11% of Vietnam veterans continue to suffer from PTSD… 457 more words