22 a day? Welcome home.

Mullane: A Vietnam vet wants to stop veteran suicides JD MULLANE   | Bucks County Courier Times It’s a statistic that haunts Steve Gibson -- an average of 22 U.S. veterans kill themselves each day. “I saw that number and I haven’t been able to forget it. I was appalled,” said Gibson, 69, a Vietnam-era Army vet and retired … Continue reading 22 a day? Welcome home.

The Emotional impact of COVID-19: it’s Pandemic!

Yeah, such a good way to start on a Monday :-p Despite what we might think, it concerns not only health care or the first-responders, the emergency is touching all. If we want to create this social web to really help each-others, we do not have much choice than  sharing and caring. I am like … Continue reading The Emotional impact of COVID-19: it’s Pandemic!

The 82nd Airborne is changing its policy for memorial services — and it may affect paratroopers who die by suicide

Soldiers who die by suicide may not receive full military honors in future 82nd Airborne Division memorial ceremonies, a spokesman confirmed to Army Times. Going forward, commanders in the 82nd Airborne can choose from two different kinds of ceremonies: The regular ceremony with the usual complement of military courtesies, and an alternate ceremony, created for … Continue reading The 82nd Airborne is changing its policy for memorial services — and it may affect paratroopers who die by suicide

PTSD brothers in arms: James Maskey, fit trainer, and police man.

Just got back from work, and took the time to read your story, James. Thank you for not putting details and keep that distance, that is necessary, when you want to recover from PTSD. Sure, I will follow your ultra from a distance, and I wonder if the other guy from Canada, proud owner of … Continue reading PTSD brothers in arms: James Maskey, fit trainer, and police man.

Canary and miners.

Bonjour ! Here I am. The first time I've heard about PTSD I would never consider – me - being involved, once in a lifetime. Never say never. Usually, PTSD are referred to vets from battlefields. This is not the case. Although, living in parisian region since last years, it's sometimes recalling Tel Aviv or … Continue reading Canary and miners.