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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. 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?
2. A Salute to our Veterans
On this Veteran's Day, we need to salute our Veterans not just for servicing the country, but also for their all-giving altruistic hearts. Even the Veteran's children demonstrate that Altruistic Heart. Read it here.
3. 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.
4. 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?
5. X47B Combat Drone - Extinction for Combat Pilots
The X47B Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle has surpassed huge milestones for computer automated aircraft. The US Navy indicated this will redefine naval aviation for the next fifty years. Does this signal the beginning of the end for Combat Pilots? Read more here.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. Nerve Gas and Biological Testing on U.S. Troops
From 1952 to 1975, the US Army used 7,000 of its personnel and 1,000 civilians for non-lethal, psychochemical weapons testing. From 1963 to 1970, the US Navy utilized 4,300 of its personnel in testing various nerve agents. There are questions, whether these personnel were aware of the tests.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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