Sunday, August 31, 2008

UK: 1 In 11 In UK Jails Are Military Veterans?


The number seems incredible. Most of the offenses seem to be a result of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which was called shell-shock in WWI and combat fatigue in WWII. UK appears to have more of an anti-military culture than the US does, also, which may exacerbate the problem, if vets feel that their contributions were not appreciated.

Worth reading the story in full.

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