Tag Archives: The Vietnam War

Project Armed Forces – WOKY Radio Air Check – June 21, 1969

A “Living Letter” tape recording as we knew them during the Vietnam War was originally called A “Letter on a Record”. This brainchild was originally fostered by the USO some time in World War II. By the Vietnam era they … Continue reading

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Not Even A Columbine

This is just another example of the casual abuse of the diagnosis PTSD in the media.   

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The Hyphen War

The psychological disorder and descriptive diagnosis of PTSD has undergone a gradual evolutionary change of labels over time but it is still essentially the same disorder; it’s still the same disease. Variously named, PTSD was called: Shell Shock (in World … Continue reading

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Hot Buttons

I believe the expression “hot buttons” has its origins in military jargon. Those who would be most likely to know the true origin of this expression are army doctors, psychiatrists and especially, army chaplains. Psychiatric casualties are inevitable in war. … Continue reading

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