Flashback: Iraq Reservists Face a 'Perfect Storm' of Post-Traumatic Stress

Iraq Reservists Face a 'Perfect Storm' of Post-Traumatic Stress
"Soldiers who have served in Iraq are killing themselves at higher rates than in any other war in which such data have been tracked."
March 15, 2007
"Nowhere is that more apparent than within National Guard and Army Reserve soldiers, who typically go from combat to cul-de-sac in 48 hours."
"More than any previous war, the Iraq war is likely to produce the highest number of soldiers suffering from PTSD. There is considerable psychological distress associated with going into a country under the auspices of liberating a people, only to have them rise up against you, and it lingers long after the war has ended."

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