Vet Knowledge: Veteran’s Guide to Psychiatric Medications


Many veterans suffer from mental illness, and most of modern psychiatry, the VA healthcare system included, tends to treat mental illness with a great deal of psychiatric medication. Many of these medications have been shown to cause side effects, as well as the potential to cause secondary disabilities in those who take them. Often, veterans…

10 Seconds: 9-11 Jumpers


TBOTB Blog sponsored by: Protalus Discount Code:  ffvillage  Support Wounded Warriors Publishing 10 seconds remains on your life clock; what do you think about? People on the ground heard a thumping sound- not known it was a human impact. 10 seconds is the estimated time it took for a Jumper to hit the ground. I was shocked and…

Contact: Time Measured in Seconds


TBOTB Blog sponsored by: Protalus  Discount Code:  ffvillage Support Wounded Warriors Publishing Contact. What is it? It’s a radio-call; it’s an event; it’s something you receive, not something you get to give (there are other words for that); it is what you train for. What is contact? I realized that contact means a little something different to…

“Spooky:” or, “The Making of the Swiss-Cheese House”


 TBOTB Blog sponsored by: Protalus  Discount Code:  ffvillage Support Wounded Warriors Publishing Rimming the northern tip of Tal’Afar, along route Sante Fe, between checkpoint 101 and checkpoint 201 was a slight slope, or incline in the terrain that was steep enough that you couldn’t quite see up and over the hill. As you approached its apex, the…