We live in a military town, and we’re surrounded by active-duty military and veterans. Yet, do we really acknowledge them, or care for them, as they should be cared for?
I get a strong impression that many are willing to overlook them; I even see civilians park their vehicles in spots designated for disabled veterans only. Even more concerning is that we have PTSD running rampant in our veterans coming home, and I know personally that they’re receiving less than adequate care, or none at all.
My soldier with severe PTSD and a brain injury has been home a year, …