Tag Archives: PTSD

A month before the blast

After spending four months with the Fort Riley, Kan., Warrior Transition Battalion as a patient, Army Sgt. Troy Tow now serves as a squad leader for the very same battalion.
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Photo: Tech. Sgt. Matthew Zien, a former military training instructor at Joint Base San Antonio -- Lackland, Texas, uses those skills and traits to recover from a life-threatening illness. He now uses that positive energy to motivate and mentor others. (Photo Illustration) (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Riley Johnson)

Tech. Sgt. Matthew Zien was a textbook military training instructor who turned a life threatening illness into a way to inspire others.
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Brannan Vines, a former Army wife and caregiver to her Iraq vet husband, offers a “Top 10” list of things new caregivers need to know.
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For the Whitmire family, giving up is not an option. Find out how this Navy family works together to help their adopted son, when most would give up.
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Deployment Suicide Prevention

Soldiers deploying to Afghanistan get a briefing on ways to recognize and address suicidal tendencies.
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