Veterans Pay Twice: Once at War and Once at Home
(The Student Operated Press; Fred Rendon, August 21, 2009)
"In a town close to Las Vegas a Veteran named Pat also a Veteran suffering from PTSD. Somehow Pat got into a problem and shot at a policeman and so the wrath of the city came down on Pat. He is being treated like a hardened criminal with a lengthy record when this is his very first offense. I am well aware of the implications of shooting a police officer. I have had three brothers who were policemen and I have a great deal of respect for the police and I write about them and how brave they are for doing the job they do. However, in this case you have a sick Veteran who has confronted a policeman due to an illness, PTSD. Everyday a new case of a Veteran committing suicide is publicized and it is mostly due to PTSD."
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