Friday, March 26, 2010

Hero to suicided Iraq veteran in five short years…

A photograph of PFC Joseph Dwyer in Iraq made him an American hero, but five years after returning home, mental combat wounds drove him to his death. He is not alone. In 2009, more than twice as many soldiers died by their own hands than were killed by the enemy in Iraq. But new types of therapy are giving others the chance for the peace he never had.

If you are of a mind to actually read the article, it tells a most compelling personal story while also offering hope to other veterans who might not be making the adjustment to life after Iraq / Afghanistan as well as they think.   Link to article


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