The Kitchen Sink

Welcome to the utility drawer of my writings. Maybe I should’ve named it that. Anyway, if you are looking for purely military/veteran/defense/dependent stuff, you should by and large go back to the rest of the site.

Keeping Tabs — 24 August

COMBAT, OPERATIONAL & POST DEPLOYMENT STRESS/PTSD/TBI Navy Medicine’s Combat & Operational Stress Center Enters 4th Year: (DOD LIVE) — Building, preserving and—as necessary—restoring the psychological health of our Sailors and Marines are some of the greatest challenges the Navy faces…

Keeping Tabs — 23 August

COMBAT, OPERATIONAL & POST-DEPLOYMENT STRESS/PTSD/TBI Doctors Imaging Brain to Diagnose Vets: (WRC-TV, DC) — [Video Only] — As the 2.5 million Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans return home, experts are finding that thousands are facing combat-related health problems that can…

Keeping Tabs — 22 August

COMBAT, OPERATIONAL & POST-DEPLOYMENT STRESS/PTS/TBI War’s trauma at home: (STAR-TELEGRAM, WORCHESTER, MA) — When one of his police officers returned from two tours of duty in Iraq, Rowley Police Chief Robert R. Barker could tell he just wasn’t the same. http://www.telegram.com/article/20110821/NEWS/108219950/-1/NEWS06…

Keeping Tabs

COMBAT, OPERATIONAL & POST-DEPLOYMENT STRESS/PTS/TBI Army vet with PTSD sought the treatment he needed by taking hostages – but got jail instead: (STARS & STRIPES) —  Quinones’ story is one of an ordinary soldier who went off to war, came…

Drugging Our Military and Veterans

***FYI: This story is from Citizens Commission on Human Rights Texas. The CCHR network was co-founded in 1969 by the Church of Scientology and Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus Dr. Thomas Szasz at a time when patients were being warehoused in institutions…