Saturday, June 18, 2016

The peaceable veteran's dilemma

I was just contacted by a veteran, a recent alumnus of Special Forces who learned a lot quicker than I did what that was all really about after two tough tours in Iraq, and who is trying to figure out how to put his head and life together in a way that compensates for what he did and saw. In a way, it was like being an expat for a long time, then running into someone who is fluent in your native language.