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Hidden Battles On Unseen Fronts

Author : Patricia P. Driscoll
ISBN : 9781935149019
Genre : History
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Compelling stories of American soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with what are now considered this war's signature injuries-- TBI and PTSD -- along with the experiences of our mental health professionals newly mobilized to assist them.

War Wounded Let The Healing Begin

Author : Basil B. Clark
ISBN : 9781935186595
Genre : Self-Help
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A compendium of interviews and poetry examining paths of recovery for those affected by traumatic experiences, be they scars of war, loss, addiction, illness, or other tragic events. Features over 100 examples of subjective inner-wounding battles with which people have dealt.

The Laughing Soldier

Author : Al Murray
ISBN : 9781612000473
Genre : History
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* Collection of jokes compiled by Project 65 - The Veteran's Charity in support of the British Armed Forces Our armed forces have a legendary sense of humor, dating back over generations of servicemen and women. The Laughing Soldier: The British Forces Jokebook, in aid of Project 65 - The Veteran's Charity, is a collection of jokes, along with messages of support for our brave and heroic troops, sent in by people all over the world. Contributors include serving personnel, veterans and their families, the general public and famous celebrities such as Alan Titchmarsh, comedians such as Milton Jones, MPs, including George Osbourne, all inspired by the Armed Forces' strength and capacity for finding humor in the toughest of situations. With a foreword by Al Murray - The Pub Landlord - and ex-marine Mark Ormrod, the Afghanistan hero who lost his legs and right arm in a landmine explosion and now best-selling author of Man Down, and illustrated with cartoons by The Comic Stripper, The Laughing Soldier's collection of jokes will lift both the spirits of those serving and their families, and all of us who are thinking of them. With heartfelt messages conveying the warmth and affection the British public has for our Armed Forces and a donation made to Project 65 from the sale of every book - helping them continue their important work in supporting and caring for our troops - anyone reading this book will not only smile, but feel truly proud of our laughing soldiers across the world.

Neuroimmunity

Author : Michal Schwartz
ISBN : 9780300203479
Genre : Medical
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Pathbreaking research offers new hope for treating brain diseases and injuries and for maintaining brain health even into old age.

Infantry

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ISBN : OSU:32435077167245
Genre : Infantry
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Choice

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ISBN : UCSC:32106021251472
Genre : Best books
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The Publishers Weekly

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036342525
Genre : American literature
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Invisible Wounds Of War

Author : Marguerite Guzman Bouvard
ISBN : 9781616145545
Genre : Political Science
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There’s no real homecoming for many of our veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. They may go through the motions of daily life in their hometowns, but the terrible sights and sounds of war are still fresh in their minds. This empathic, inside look into the lives of our combat veterans reveals the lingering impact that the longest wars in our nation’s history continue to have on far too many of our finest young people. Basing her account on numerous interviews with veterans and their families, the author examines the factors that have made these recent conflicts especially trying. A major focus of the book is the extreme duress that is a daily part of a soldier’s life in combat zones with no clear frontlines or perimeters. Having to cope with unrecognizable enemies in the midst of civilian populations and attacks from hidden weapons like improvised explosive devices exacts a heavy toll. Compounding the problem is the all-volunteer nature of our armed forces, which often demands multiple deployments of enlistees. This results in frequent cases of post-traumatic stress disorder and families disrupted by the long absence of one and sometimes both parents. The author also discusses the lack of connectedness between civilian society and military personnel, leading to inadequate healthcare for many veterans. This deficiency has been highlighted by the urgent need to treat traumatic brain injuries in survivors of explosions and the high veteran suicide rate. Bouvard concludes on a positive note by discussing some of the surprising and encouraging ways that the chasm between civilian and military life is being bridged to help reintegrate our returning soldiers. For veterans, their families, and especially for civilians unaware of how much our soldiers have endured, The Invisible Wounds of War is important reading. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Death Anxiety Handbook Research Instrumentation And Application

Author : Robert A. Neimeyer
ISBN : 9781317763666
Genre : Self-Help
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First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

U S Military Information Operations In Afghanistan

Author : Arturo Munoz
ISBN : 9780833051547
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The U.S. Marine Corps, which has long recognized the importance of influencing the civilian population in a counterinsurgency environment, requested an evaluation of the effectiveness of the psychological operations element of U.S. military information operations in Afghanistan from 2001 to 2010 based on how well messages and themes were tailored to target audiences. This monograph responds to that request.

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