I as many others returned from Iraq with PTSD. After me seeking help for 2 years and my wife even asking my chain if command for help, it took an incident when my home and family was visited by the bad vibe of domestic violence before the Army finally realized I had PTSD and another year before they finally started real treatments for the issue not just the bare minimal they were required. I was told by my EBH clinic that I was just one of the soldiers that slipped through the cracks in the system, but as I began to talk to others more and more stories sounded just like mine. So my question is should we be doing more to identify these problems before they cost our service members there families, friends, and careers?
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What can we say, we gave you briefings on everything, There was a system there for you, and using it would not have ruined your career. You know why you never heard about everyone's crisis's all the time? We kept that shit private. If you would have Manned Up and went to ASAP first to deal with your Drinking Problem The DV shit could have been avoided. You can't blame The Army and PTSD for that shit, you are not a victim, that pussy shit does not apply to Soldiers, and the sooner you realize that the sooner you can fix it. Also be aware Operation New Dawn Soldiers Deployed in or Near Iraq in 2012-2014 were not involved in any Combat Operations unless SOCOM, and because you were at best an E4 you were a FOBIT so you got PTSD as a result of being a snowflake and not having blue-berry waffles, and you blame the Army for you being a drunk and beating your family.
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