It is no surprise that animals are being used to help veterans with PTSD. These dogs could be used to help a veteran with significant hearing loss or vision loss, or performing a task that the individual cannot perform because of a disability. Or, these animals could be used as…

Recently, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric K. Shinseki, announced that VA hospitals and clinics across the country would hire an additional 1,600 mental health clinicians and 300 support staff. The new staff of nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers will help meet the increasing demand for mental health services.…

VA’s Insanity Definition

On August 19, 1968, Henry Gardner USMC was convicted by general court-martial for being absent without leave on several occasions from May through July of 1968. He served time in the Da Nang prison in Vietnam, where he was involved in a prison riot. On January 30, 1969, he was…