Forty years have passed since my deployment to Vietnam as a combat Marine. But it was only a few years ago when I acknowledged my inability to continue suppressing the demons. Like many veterans, the “demons” have haunted me through nightmares, altered personae, and hidden fears. Even as many veterans manage the demons’ onslaught successfully, millions survive in destitution, finding only solitude and social disconnection.
"The Demons of War are Persistent: A Personal Story of Prolonged PTSD--A.W. Schade,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 2
, Article 65.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol2/iss2/65