After 9/11, the U.S. military created hundreds of mental health programs, and many did not closely track spending or record their outcomes.
As traffic slowed to a stop and the color drained from his face, Liesel Kershul began to see that Tom had changed. Then he tried to kill her in his sleep.
Waiting in the lobby of the mental health unit, Francisco Martínezcuello wonders when, in his then-17-year career, he stopped trusting the Navy.
Dustin Jones misfired as Marines fell around him. Today, living stateside, he sometimes struggles to separate reality from dreams.
Peter Lucier’s first panic attack came on like an electric hurricane, blowing him back years to an IED blast site in Afghanistan.