My Blog – Costs of War
Moral Injury – an Indelible Trauma
Killing in combat is inevitable. In the Vietnam War it was a priority. “Body count” was the order of the day every day. Killing a fellow human is unnatural. The result of overcoming that moral aversion and killing a man is a – moral injury – an indelible trauma – a psychological wound.
Wounded Warrior Project™
Over 47,000 of our nation’s armed forces have been physically wounded during the current military conflicts. Hundreds of thousands more are estimated to be recovering from invisible wounds of war, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression, and...