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Miami Veteran Turned Notorious Molly Dealer Gets ‘Second’ Second Chance. Judge Cites PTSD

Normally in life, people get a second chance after screwing up only once. Jorge Ramon Hernandez got a “ ‘second’ second chance,” as a federal judge told him on Thursday, when she cut him a sweet break on his prison sentence. Twice…
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'I'm Still Dealing With It': How Two Veterans Are Learning to Cope with PTSD

Army veteran Isiah James ‘loved’ being in the military. He says he enjoyed the kinship and camaraderie that the U.S. armed forces offered him. But when the Army medically retired him at 27, “that’s when all the problems hit me,”…
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Colorado Jail Helps Inmates Who Have Suffered Traumatic Brain Injuries - U.S. News

From 2007 to 2008, Kevin Leeper was a soldier in the U.S. Army, stationed in Iraq. Now, at age 31, he wears a different uniform: a tan jumpsuit and a barcode around his wrist. Leeper has been serving time at Colorado's Boulder County…
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Army 'Leans In' to Protect a Shooter's Brain from Blast Injury - NPR

The U.S. Armed Forces has begun researching the impact of shoulder-mounted weapons on the brain. Read more.
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Some Veterans Worry a PTSD Diagnosis Will Force Them to Choose: Treatment or Their Guns - The Huffington Post

Despite assurance from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, some veterans worry that diagnosis and treatment of PTSD will result in the government seizing their firearms. Read more.