Thursday, March 6, 2008

Military Deterioration

Military Deterioration

by Donald H.
March 06, 2008 08:53 AM EST

Almost seven years ago I sat, as did millions of other Americans,
and watched as our government underwent a peaceful transition
of power.

At first, I felt a swell of pride and patriotism as I watched
George W. Bush take his oath of office. However, all that pride
quickly vanished as I later watched the Clintons board
Air Force One for the last time.

I saw 21 United States Marines, in full dress uniform, with rifles,
fire a 21-gun salute to the outgoing President and first lady.

It was then that I realized how far America 's military had
deteriorated under the Clinton administration.

Every last one of those Marines missed....!
The VA has set up a 24-hour suicide hotline round-the-clock access
to mental health professionals.
The number is 1-800-273-TALK.
To learn more about PTSD-- visit the National Center for PTSD website.

and the Lessons of WAR by Penny Coleman

A Journey Into PTSD By E. Everett McFall
Both Books are Available on