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Veterans Day – Another View

November 25, 2014

Annually on Veterans Day, there are photographs of old soldiers attending commemoration ceremonies. The photograph and caption below presents another view.

2014.11.24 Veterans Day

– 131,000 military veterans are homeless on any given night. – U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

– in 2012, 301 soldiers were killed in combat. 349 took their own lives. – Pentagon

– 30% suffer post-traumatic stress disorder. ptsd is a mental illness caused by suffering an event of intense fear, helplessness or horror. uncontrolled panic attacks may be induced by sudden loud noises or a real or imagined threat. – Mayo Clinic & NY Times Health

This photograph and caption came from the website. Kendall F. Person is the webmaster.

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