Why A Moral Injury Is The Deepest Invisible Wound

woundedtimes.org

“So, Jim went over to his apartment and took the guns.”

I was talking to a spouse of an ill service member. We were discussing guard service members and their struggles with medical care. She brought up their neighbor, who they recently noticed was mentally struggling.

“He has always been there for Jim. Really good guy. Recently we noticed he was really…

--

--

--

Hi! I am a Veteran, Mom, nurse, writer, educator, blogger, and podcaster. Here to share issues impacting military transition. (Which impacts civilians too.)

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

WW III and how to win it.

Peril revelations: How a possible war stoked by Trump was averted

Peril revelations: How a possible war stoked by Trump was averted

Why aren’t we including more renters and public housing tenants in Town Meeting?

Looking top down onto a wooden tabletop. 5 hands with different skin tones are on the table palm down — 3 coming down from the top, and 2 coming up from the bottom, alternating.

Primary Pop Quiz: Some Voters will Have to Write In Their Choice for MWRD Commissioner

What Were We Expecting?

No, Pro-lifers Are the Real Bullies

Milwaukee Mayor Ignores Pension Bomb in Final City Budget

The presentation that changed my life

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
TAKING OFF THE ARMOR

TAKING OFF THE ARMOR

Hi! I am a Veteran, Mom, nurse, writer, educator, blogger, and podcaster. Here to share issues impacting military transition. (Which impacts civilians too.)

More from Medium

Gavin Bonar

You Just Never Know

The Chronicles of Marijuan-ia (Part 3)

It’s All Over But The Fighting

A medieval/Viking cosplayer is seen from above, standing alone in a muddy, grassy field. No face is visible. The individual’s back is to the viewer. They wear a metal helmet without horns, carry a dull metallic shield and hold their dull metal sword across their chest. They are dressed in a brownish-grey tunic top with a hood, the material is coarse. Their pants are billowed and navy blue. Their boots are brown leather and with canvas uppers.