Fear of sharks is very common; thanks in large part to unforgettable movies like Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster hit, Jaws, which reinforced the idea that sharks are killers who love human flesh. The sight of a toy dorsal fin on a float is likely to send many sea bathers running.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that many veterans have heard of, but may not be familiar with its particulars, or even whether or not they are suffering from it. PTSD is commonly misunderstood and underestimated by veterans and the VA alike.
The South African Boer War begins between the British Empire and the Boers of the Transvaal and Orange Free State. The Boers, also known as Afrikaners, were the descendants of the original Dutch settlers of […]
Coming off the Memorial weekend, some of the men seem refreshed and ready to continue the pre-deployment phases. I, on the other hand, just want to go back to bed. It was going to be […]
The war in Afghanistan began on Oct. 7, 2001. Today, America’s longest war enters its 17th year. Please take a moment to acknowledge the troops who have served, suffered and died. Interested in being a […]
When dealing with chronic pain issues and other physical issues that have profoundly impacted my life, relationships and experiences it’s essential for me to do what I can to stick around to see my kids […]
The Supreme Court hearing for Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh character and his youthful indiscretions under scrutiny for an alleged sexual assault of Doctor Christine Blasey Ford have brought up memories of my youth and memorable […]