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Do veterans miss war?
Most veterans don’t miss the bloodshed or horrors of war, which is why we don’t talk about the details much. Instead, we miss the camaraderie we experienced. We miss the thrill of feeling alive, knowing a bullet could snatch our life in a split-second.
Do veterans fight in war?
A military veteran is a person who is no longer serving in a military. A military veteran that has served directly in combat in a war is further defined as a war veteran (although not all military conflicts, or areas in which armed combat took place, are necessarily referred to as wars).
What should you not say to a veteran?
What Not to Say
- Don’t ask if they’ve killed anyone.
- Don’t tread too gently around vets because you assume everyone has experienced trauma.
- Don’t ask them to put difficult experiences behind them.
- Don’t snap — even if they snap.
- Don’t describe their experience for them.
- Ask before throwing a welcome-home party.
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Daniela Petrovam. 2002–2014
What is a war time veteran?
A “wartime veteran” is an individual who served in the active military forces, during a period of armed conflict or who received the armed forces expeditionary or other campaign service medal during an emergency condition and who was discharged or released under other than dishonorable conditions.
Why do veterans get PTSD?
People in the military can develop PTSD from trauma that occurs in combat, such as witnessing other people be killed, as in Anderson’s case, or seeing dead bodies on the ground or receiving threats to their lives.
Who qualifies as a war veteran?
Does the military hate civilians?
Aside from the very rare psychopath, most soldiers are serving some idea of home and country, and hoping to protect such. Those civilians they are protecting, they protect out of love, there is no hate.