Sunday, December 19, 2010

VA says PTSD claims up 125%

VA says PTSD claims up 125%

There were many Vietnam veterans unaware of what was “wrong” with them along with many more wanting nothing to do with the VA. They had heard horror stories about claims being denied leading them to believe they would be subjecting themselves to even more suffering turning to the government they no longer trusted.

All of this topped off with the stigma hanging over their heads of being labeled as “mental cases” or “crazy Nam vet” not worth much at all.

The Warrior

The truth is they were willing to accept the loss of their lives due to enemy forces as well as being wounded by them, but they were not asked if they were willing to suffer because the government was not ready for them.

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