Daily Report: Pendleton Vet Helping Other Vets, PTSD Crisis, Marine Recruits, Gulf War Tank Battle, and more
Camp Pendleton Sgt and Iraq vet becomes organic farmer - Working with local VA officials, he created a program to help fellow combat vets learn the business and is offering two free scholarships worth $4,500 for two veterans looking for work. The PTSD Crisis - This emerging PTSD crisis is a result of not having enough resources in place so veterans can transition back into civilian life. The present method of prescribing meds and sending them on their way is simply not a solution. The journey from recruit to Marine - Their arrival is only the middle step on a journey that will see their personalities, appearance and futures shift, sometimes fundamentally. Gulf War veterans recall fears of battle - The Battle of 73 Eastings 20 years ago was the largest U.S. tank battle since World War II. Female drug addicts in Afghanistan - A new study from the U.N. Drugs and Crimes Office says that one million Afghans (eight percent of the country's total population), including women and children, are suffering from drug addiction.