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Old 02-05-2013, 10:23 AM
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Originally Posted by aquaman View Post
’ Treating PTSD at a firing range doesn’t make sense."

ron paul was correct about this and is not being quoted.........but he should have stopped speaking while he was ahead.
Treating PTSD by going to a range is a lot like the old saying "get back on the horse that threw ya" but not all cases are the same. I'm obviously not an expert but some of the guys in the same bomb group with my dad seemed to do pretty well after being shot down over Germany and spending time in prison camps. Some didn't. Back then, they just called it "battle fatigue" and "shell shock".

I have to think that there are better ways to deal with this, but considering the lack of funding and respect for the Veterans by most in Washington, I don't see any major improvements in helping our soldiers transition to civilian life unless more volunteer groups are formed.
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