In April, when the Washington Post introduced its "Impact of War" blog, I asked whether all the media attention on the invisible wounds of war--particularly post-traumatic stress disorder--hurt veterans in the job hunt. To read the posting, Click Here.
Over the years, all the attention to PTSD has encouraged thousands of veterans dating back to WWII to finally seek the care they need to silence the demons of war.
However, recently-returned Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are facing record unemployment and reports of passive discrimination within the interview process have surfaced connected to the perception of instability among today's returning war fighters.
Does the public truly understand our veterans and the realities of PTSD, or has all the attention only perpetuated the stereotype of the "crazy veteran?" Let us know what you think by clicking below!