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Calls for investigation into military drug trials as part of Vet suicide Royal Commission | ABC News

The Morrison government is assuring the defence community there will be widespread consultation over the inquiry’s terms of reference. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Defence support services: The Defence all-hours Support Line is a confidential telephone and online service for ADF members and their families 1800 628 036 Open Arms provides 24-hour free and confidential counselling and support… Read More »

Understanding How Treatment of PTSD and a TBI Are Different

It’s not uncommon for soldiers who spend time in combat to return from military duty with some type of illness or medical condition. Many have suffered injuries while deployed. Both mild traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder are known as “signature wounds” of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars. Statistics show that four out of… Read More »

Green Beret shares combat stories, struggles with PTSD and how to overcome them. *GRAPHIC*

We sit down 1 on 1 with former Green Beret Alan Shebaro to hear his inspiring story of survival. Alan opens up and talks about combat, the dark transition into civilian life, what worked in overcoming those struggles and what didn’t work. This story is extremely powerful, please pass it along to anyone currently struggling.… Read More »

Trailer – Life After Service – A Life on the Line Special

From World War II to modern-day conflicts and everything in-between, ‘Life On The Line’ has been bringing you the stories from veterans far and wide that have done their part for their friends, family and nation. Covering their reasons to join, who they are behind the uniform and focus on their time in service. Life… Read More »

K9 Industry Maven On Military Working Dogs and Service Dogs – The FACTS

In this episode, Danique Masingill, President and Co-Founder of Leashes of Valor, discusses everything K9. She goes into a brief history of Military Working Dogs and the unspoken government regulations around it. She touches on how Military Working Dogs were used in the early days of GWOT and are still being used today. Danique also… Read More »

Introduction to the VetChange app for PTSD and problem drinking

VetChange is a free mobile application for Veterans and Service members who have posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, and are interested in learning to manage problem drinking. It was created by a team at the National Center for PTSD, Department of Veterans Affairs. This app provides users with education about healthy drinking guidelines, a self-assessment… Read More »

Service Connecting VA Disabilities for Oil Well Fires | VA Disability Lawyers | PTSD Lawyers

Over 650 oil well fires were lit by the retreating Iraqi Army 30 years ago. To this day, researchers, doctors, and the VA do not understand the complete damage done to Veterans by these oil well fires. However, that does not mean you cannot get service connection for oil well fires and the disabilities they… Read More »

How a Golden Retriever Saved Army Veteran Luis Montalvan

Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan returned from war with a severe case of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. But thanks to a Service Dog named Tuesday, Luis has turned his life around… SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL: http://www.youtube.com/smiletvgroup Captain Montalvan received a number of honors for his time overseas. He received the Combat Action Badge, two Bronze Stars,… Read More »

How Horses Helped Traumatised Veteran Harry Marshall To Rebuild His Life | RIDE

Scottish soldier Harry Marshall lost his marriage and plumbing business after suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following a tour in Bosnia. For almost 20 years, Marshall lived with survivor’s guilt, suffering flashbacks and suicidal feelings. He finally found a way to rebuild his life through contact with horses. Learn about his incredible, emotional story… Read More »

California executes mentally ill Vietnam veteran – Manny Babbitt

Manuel Pina, commonly known as Manny Babbitt, was born on May 3, 1949. he was a U.S. Marine veteran of the Vietnam War who was convicted of the murder of a 78 year old woman, Leah Schendel, during a burglary in Sacramento, California in 1980. Babbitt was diagnosed with a post-traumatic stress disorder and paranoid… Read More »

Veteran stops at nothing to adopt military dog who saved his life multiple times

Veteran stops at nothing to adopt military dog who saved his life multiple times. When Cpl. Byung “BK” Kang was on his second deployment to Afghanistan with the U.S. Marine Corps., he met his would-be best friend – a Labrador named Blue. The dog has saved his platoon’s lives so many times, he’s already lost… Read More »

Iwo Jima Anniversary – February 19, 1945 | PTSD Lawyers

On February 19, 1945, US Marines and Sailors began the battle of Iwo Jima. At 0900 the first of 70,000 Marines and Sailors hit the beach at Iwo Jima, facing approximately 21,000 dug in Japanese. The famous flag raising photo by Joe Rosenthal took place 4 days after the beginning of the attack. The attack… Read More »