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Other Men’s War

It’s funny what triggers a memory. Hurrying out of Kroger recently on a warm afternoon I was nearly struck by two grocery carts. Irritated, I looked behind the carts to find a slightly overweight young man in a navy blue … Continue reading

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Worlds Apart

Author’s Note – Operation RUBICON took place from 23-26 August 2006 in East Husaybah and Bidimnah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq. The Operation primarily involved Marines and sailors from Company K, 3rd Battalion 2nd Marines, Regimental Combat Team 5, supported by elements of … Continue reading

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Do The Missing Medals Matter?

The White House recently announced medically-retired Marine Corporal Kyle Carpenter will be the 15th veteran of the War on Terror – and only the eighth living one – to receive the Medal of Honor for his actions in Afghanistan in … Continue reading

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Combat Loss and PTSD – Part 8: Conclusion and Bibliography

This is a paper about how infantrymen in the United States Marine Corps handle combat deaths. It was researched and written by Stephen Smith, Th.M., in partial fulfillment for a seminary course on Death and Dying. While Steve has never … Continue reading

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Combat Loss and PTSD – Part 7: When the War Continues – PTSD

This is a paper about how infantrymen in the United States Marine Corps handle combat deaths. It was researched and written by Stephen Smith, Th.M., in partial fulfillment for a seminary course on Death and Dying. While Steve has never … Continue reading

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