Thousands of American soldiers suffer from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, yet many of them don't seek help. Mental health professionals are hoping changing the name of PTSD will stamp out a stigma and encourage more veterans to request treatment.
This week, in honor of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, we're talking with and about young people who came of age at the time of the 09/11 attacks. Today we're looking at how 9/11 factored into the choice two young people made to join the U.S. Army.
The combat mission in Iraq officially ends today, but the question about what we've accomplished there will remain for years. We hear from veterans of the war, and ask them what they felt they personally accomplished there.
We check in with a few veterans who have already made the transition back home. Naveed Ali Shah came home a month ago, after serving as a specialist in the Army. John Jones, former staff sergeant in the Marines, returned from Iraq almost five years ago.
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