Mental Health Month
Emotional pain is real, the Army surgeon general told a group of soldiers, family members and family readiness group leaders Oct. 23.
“I was angry. I had no fear. I felt no pain. You couldn’t stop me,” said Walker. “But I was doing things I didn’t remember.”
Most service members experience normal reactions to the stressors of war. These are adaptive behaviors, which generally decrease, even cease, when service members return home. However, when these reactions interfere with a person’s ability to return to “the way things …