Monthly Archives: December 2012

Combat Loss and PTSD – Part 3: Learning to Kill

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 2: The Link Between Combat and 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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Combat Loss and PTSD – Part 1: Post 9-11 Casualties

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 experienced the … Continue reading

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The Crucible of Culture

It is often easy to blame the failures of a prior generation for the errors of the current one – to visit, as it were, the sins of the son upon the father. I for one do not subscribe to … Continue reading

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