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usaftmo Donating Member (606 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 09:40 AM
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6. Exactly
I'm very worried that for the next 30 years or so somebody in the States will go bonkers and do a shooting spree in a public gathering place (mall, restaurant, etc.)...and it will be blamed on a spaced-out Gulf War veteran :-(

I'm active duty military, have never been deployed to the Middle East...and I've been diagnosed with depression and PTSD! Staying back to make sure things are running smooth at the base out of harm's way is so destructive (physically and mentally) can also take it's toll.
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  -1 in 5 veterans found with mental disorder Breeze54  Apr-18-08 08:43 AM   #0 
  - Bless them, and know that those of use who are now reliant on  midnight   Apr-18-08 09:01 AM   #1 
  - It's been reported before that those that seek treatment are treated  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 09:06 AM   #2 
  - just look at the numbers of those who have these mental health disorders  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 09:13 AM   #3 
  - Well, its not like any of these guys are gonna blow up a government building or anything..  paparush   Apr-18-08 09:21 AM   #4 
  - More like increased suicide, homelessness and family and drug abuse  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 09:25 AM   #5 
  - Exactly  usaftmo   Apr-18-08 09:40 AM   #6 
     - it has happened, Timothy McVeigh and John Mohammad  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:15 PM   #35 
  - Why would a mental disorder be helpful in finding a veteran?  AngryAmish   Apr-18-08 09:43 AM   #7 
  - I don't understand what you are asking....  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:05 AM   #9 
     - The headline is poorly written  AngryAmish   Apr-18-08 10:08 AM   #10 
        - ... only in your world... I think it's pretty straight forward.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:15 AM   #12 
           - I'll run at this one more time  AngryAmish   Apr-18-08 10:23 AM   #15 
              - I'm not interested and you are attempting to take this sad fact off track  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:29 AM   #17 
  - Just about the same as the general population.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:03 AM   #8 
  - The suicide rate among recent veterans is double the general population!  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:10 AM   #11 
     - No, because CBS did a crappy job and compared to the total population.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:28 AM   #16 
        - They got the numbers directly from the VA. - Veteran Suicides: How We Got The Numbers  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:31 AM   #18 
           - You did not pay attention to my point.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:33 AM   #19 
              - Read more and what is your point? Vets are committing suicide!  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:40 AM   #20 
                 - They have not considered age,  antfarm   Apr-18-08 10:51 AM   #21 
                    - They did consider age.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:04 AM   #23 
                       - No, they give a series of silly comparisons  antfarm   Apr-18-08 11:09 AM   #24 
                          - The Vets need help with PTSD... period.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:14 AM   #25 
                             - Nice response.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 11:20 AM   #26 
                                - You seem overly senitive if you see that observation as an "attack."  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:28 AM   #27 
                                   - It is obviously a subject close to your heart.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 11:38 AM   #28 
                                      - Step can't see the forest for the tree's...  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 11:52 AM   #29 
                                         - Um, I refuted that one, too,  antfarm   Apr-18-08 12:06 PM   #30 
                                            - You can refute all you want... doesn't change the facts.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 12:07 PM   #31 
                                               - Um....facts?  antfarm   Apr-18-08 12:09 PM   #32 
                                                  - You are no expert and you clearly have an emotional problem and an agenda.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 12:11 PM   #33 
                                                     - Once again,  antfarm   Apr-18-08 12:14 PM   #34 
                                                     - I DON'T WORK FOR RAND CORP. !!!!!  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 12:35 PM   #39 
                                                     - Calm down, please. There is no need to scream here.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 01:29 PM   #43 
                                                     - I never said in my OP I wanted to discuss the statistics in detail...  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:19 PM   #44 
                                                     - Why are you yelling at me?  antfarm   Apr-18-08 02:45 PM   #48 
                                                     - Go away psycho.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:48 PM   #49 
                                                     - The quality of your argument is at least consistent.  antfarm   Apr-18-08 02:52 PM   #52 
                                                     - Good bye  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 03:00 PM   #53 
  - The half-sister of my husband's neice just returned from Iraq...  Blue_In_AK   Apr-18-08 10:17 AM   #13 
  - I'm sorry to hear that.  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 10:19 AM   #14 
  - oh that's terrible, the system is just lacking and inadequate and  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:26 PM   #36 
  - I'm Not Surprised Considering What Soldiers See  fascisthunter   Apr-18-08 10:51 AM   #22 
  - especially seeing innocent chidren and women getting killed.  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:27 PM   #37 
     - I Could Imagine  fascisthunter   Apr-18-08 12:31 PM   #38 
        - for your last comment  alyce douglas   Apr-18-08 12:38 PM   #40 
           - I Agree....  fascisthunter   Apr-18-08 12:56 PM   #41 
  - This isn't that bad of a statistic since 1 in 1  genie_weenie   Apr-18-08 12:58 PM   #42 
     - Why are you insulting all the DUers whom are and have served?  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:22 PM   #45 
     - Yeeouch...  genie_weenie   Apr-18-08 02:52 PM   #51 
     - So you consider yourself fucked up?  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:35 PM   #46 
        - It was an attempt at gallows humor.  genie_weenie   Apr-18-08 02:40 PM   #47 
           - Ok....  Breeze54   Apr-18-08 02:50 PM   #50 

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