Fort Hood shooting and mental illness in the United States military


Here you have more information about the Fort Hood shooting ….
mental illness in the United States military. This will not abate until war is a thing of the past. I know … wishful thinking!! One can hope …

Dear Kitty. Some blog

This video is called Australian Army PTSD Documentary – Casualties Of War – Part 1.

And here is Part 2.

And here is Part 3.

By Jerry White in the USA:

Ft. Hood shooting highlights mental illness crisis in US military

4 April 2014

In the latest outburst of violence in the US, an army soldier who had been deployed to Iraq and was under psychiatric care for possible post-traumatic stress shot and killed three military personnel at the Fort Hood post in Texas and wounded 16 others Wednesday before turning the gun on himself.

According to law enforcement and military sources, the gunman was 34-year-old Army Specialist Ivan Lopez. A native of Puerto Rico, Lopez was a member of the island’s National Guard from 1999 to 2008. He was deployed in 2007 as part of a multinational force in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula for 13 months before joining the…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

6 thoughts on “Fort Hood shooting and mental illness in the United States military

  1. PTSD is statistically frequent in the military. It is also found in the civilian population. It can take much less than war to end up suffering from it. It happens with Domestic Violence and rape. It can be triggered by an abusive childhood or sexual molestation. We need more monies to treat this serious challenge. We also need to treat others with loving kindness. We need to stop bigotry and violence. Great post, my dear friend. Hugs, Barbara

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  2. Doc, Just checking in with your website as promise! I picked a good one by chance for current news with interesting video clips discussing PTSD! Good job on this. Phil from “Excuse Us…”

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