Tag Archives: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

VETERANS WITH BAD PAPER

Veterans/Veterans’ Benefits/One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom   My opinion about Veterans with ‘bad paper’ has changed over the years. Having worked in The Office of The Staff Judge Advocate (JAG) for many years [all during times of … Continue reading

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THERE’S NO PLACE IN THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FOR MENTAL ILLNESS

Mental Health/Journal Notes/Slice of Life by:  Sheri de Grom Notes From My Journal – Monterey, California Late 1990s My office on Fort Ord was quieter than usual: no laughter, chatter or copy machines running. Usually the investigators bantered with each … Continue reading

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BURN PITS – WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S . . .

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are the most identified chronic diseases of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … Continue reading

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IS THIS JUSTICE?

Is This Justice? One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom I’m having a difficult time reconciling the equality of military justice in the treatment of Army Major Nidal Hasan and that of Staff Sergeant Robert Bales. Both men are … Continue reading

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Veterans Denied Service Dogs

Veterans Denied Service Dogs One Woman’s Opinion   By Sheri de Grom Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome (PTSD) are denied service dogs by The Department of Veterans Affairs. The decision was published in the Federal Register on September 6, … Continue reading

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