The new film “Thank You For Your Service” screens at the Barrymore Theater in Madison on October 25th at 7pm. It deals with the complex issue of mental health in the military and the challenges soldiers face when returning from the battlefield. Veteran Justice Castaneda and Dean Loumos of Housing Initiatives join Tony to discuss […]
Throughout history, war and combat have been linked to physical and psychological trauma. Today Patty talks with veteran Jason Miller on post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. Jason Miller is a former Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician (EOD) and served three combat tours in Iraq. He has written about his experiences in a book titled “The Coffin.” […]
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.”