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Here are the top ten articles for the Veterans Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. PTSD (SA) Skewed Value System
In this article, we will look at one confusing phase of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from Sexual Assault, PTSD (SA), from the spouse's perspective. The goal is to help other spouses, family, and friends to recognize the signs. The only way to help our Veterans, is to understand their problems.
2. Military Field Rations Inedible
Military Field Rations have been the bane of every solider. In World War I, it was the'Iron Ration.' In WW II, the Korean War, and Vietnam War, it was some configuration of the 'C-ration,' and now it is the MRE. Soldiers only eat them to survive. Here is a suggestion to make them palatable.
3. PTSD (SA) Flashbacks and Regressions
Flashbacks and regressions as a very dramatic part of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder due to Sexual Assault, PTSD (SA). We need to be able to understand the many faces of PTSD. This article is to aid the spouses, family, and friends in identifying the symptoms in order to help our Veterans.
4. PTSD (SA) Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Drug and Alcohol Abuse with PTSD due to Sexual Assault will often be a means to self-medicate. It generally confuses the real issues. Spouses, family, and friends need to look beyond what appears on the surface. There may be a fire storm below.
5. Combat Tour Lengths - A Rough Comparison
The U.S. Army is back to 12 month combat tours again. How does this compare to the wars of yesteryear?
6. Anna Mae V. McCabe Hays, Brigadier General
Anna Mae Hays was the first woman to be promoted to Brigadier General in the US Army. She was also the first nurse to do so. There are striking similarities between the way she was raised (by Salvation Army Officers) and what became of her in later life.
7. Military Leaders Born in November
November yields am impressive list. Here is a list of ten notable military people from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in November. With whom do you share a birthday?
8. Military Leaders Born in October
Here is a list of ten Notable Military People from around the world and throughout the ages, who were born in October. With whom do you share a Birthday?
9. A Poppy in Memory of our War Dead
Have you ever wondered why the Poppy flower is so popular around Memorial Day? It is worn to commemorate our war dead. The origin is from a poem written during World War I, expressing grief over a fallen friend. This touching story can be read here.
10. Giving to Veteran Organizations
There are many fantastic charitable organizations to assist veterans. However, I have come to the conclusion that for every good charitable organization for veterans, there are many not-so-savory ones. Here are some simple clues to help you decide who gets your money.
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