Treating Post Traumatic Stress in Early Stages Prevents a Life Long Disabling Condition

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: a condition of persistent mental and emotional stress occurring as a result of injury or severe psychological shock, typically involving disturbance of sleep and constant vivid recall of the experience, with dulled responses to others and to the outside world. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has baffled my mind since first … More Treating Post Traumatic Stress in Early Stages Prevents a Life Long Disabling Condition

Lt. Joe Kenda: “Life is Random”

I first heard the phrase “Life is Random” while watching Lt. Joe Kenda’s Homicide Hunter┬áseries on Investigation Discovery. Lt. Kenda was referring to a 1994 case out of Colorado Springs, Colorado he had investigated. A recently discharged Fort Carson Army soldier was left bleeding to death in an apartment building parking lot after being stabbed … More Lt. Joe Kenda: “Life is Random”

If Military Sexual Assault Victims Experience Retaliation, the Military Justice System is Broken

Fact: 62% of military sexual assault victims report that they suffered both personal & professional retaliation after they reported the crime to their Chain of Command. (Department of Defense, 2014) The retaliation is what makes PTSD so debilitating and if witnessed by others will prevent them from coming forward. It also is the precipitator for … More If Military Sexual Assault Victims Experience Retaliation, the Military Justice System is Broken