Our conduct of war abroad has turned increasingly to corporation-based contracting schemes that exploit and lie waste to the lives of all involved. No one knows this better than acclaimed author Janet Burroway of Lake Geneva, who lost her soldier-contractor son to suicide a decade ago last week. Her book, “Losing Tim,” is a compellingly written memoir that unravels the mystery of why her son died by revealing how he lived, and how a badly broken and corrupt American war machine ultimately failed him. Listen to this special edition of APA to learn more!
On Thursday April 18th, host Allen Ruff interviewed Jeremiah Goulka, author of the timely piece on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, “Iraq Is Such a House of Trauma, It Doesn’t Take Much to Get PTSD.” Allen discussed with Goulka his observations and experience with what amounts to something approaching “national trauma.”