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Feature Story (2012) - Anti-Malaria Drug Giving Canadian Soldiers Brain Damage

Here is a 2012 story on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) News highlighting the adverse health effects of mefloquine among Canadian Forces soldiers and veterans. This appears to be a classic case of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) … 221 more words

Mefloquine

When Is a Boot on the Ground Not a Boot on the Ground?

Let me begin by saying that I am f*cking tired of the use “Boots on the ground”……it is a dehumanizing technique to refer to troops that will possibly die in defense of their country…at least do them the honor of treating them with some sort of respect. 181 more words

International Situations

10 Years. Remembering.

I have never been to war. I don’t know what it is like to leave behind the ones I love most and fight in a foreign country against an enemy embedded in the local culture. 1,696 more words

Military

Sailors aboard USNS Spearhead returning home today

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — More than 100 sailors aboard the USNS Spearhead will be reunited with their loved ones when the ship returns home today. 76 more words

News

Discovering Myself

¡Happy Cinco de Mayo!  I’m not really sure why we “celebrate” this day here is the US, but I’ll be on the lookout for Mexican beers on clearance in about a week or so.    899 more words

Early Retirement

Military Homecoming | Part 2 | Extra Images Along The Way | Virginia

Well as any photographer who has been to a military homecoming knows… you understand you must be ready for an emotional ride. You must be ready at all cost to capture moments and memories that those around you may never fully see. 577 more words