Tag Archives: military families

Honoring All Those Scarred by War

“They say: We leave you our deaths. Give them their meaning. We were young, they say. We have died. Remember us.”

Ann Wright> More Costs of War: Suicides and Mental Trauma of Military Family Members

More Costs of War: Suicides and Mental Trauma of Military Family Members By Ann Wright (about the author)   August 22, 2012   opednews.com Seven months ago, in December, 2011, Brian Arredondo, age 24, hanged himself in a shed in his mother’s backyard. Brian was the brother of US Marine Corps Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo, who was killed in […]

Violence more common among kids of combat veterans

“This study raises serious concerns about an under-recognized consequence of war,” said Sarah Reed, who led the research of military families in Washington state. Mike Stobbe, Associated Press / Newsvine.com Submitted by David Culver A new study suggests that when parents are deployed in the military, their children are more than twice as likely to […]