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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

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Death Penalty Still An Option For Chris Kyle’s Accused Killer

Chris Kyle’s accused killer appeared in court today for pre-trial motions. His lawyers unsuccessfully argued to have the death penalty removed as an option in this case.

CBS 11–02/18/2014

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Experts: N. Texas Not Prepared To Help Influx Of Military Vets

Shortly after U.S. Army Scout Steve Blackman retired from the service, he says he slipped into depression. After seven years in the military, Blackman has PTSD. Then Blackman says it took the Veterans Administration (VA) more than two years to pay him full disability benefits.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

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Army Releases New Reforms For Treating PTSD

The Army has ordered nearly 50 reforms for diagnosing and treating soldiers with post-traumatic stress and other behavioral health issues.

CBS 11–03/08/2013

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Companions For Heroes Comes To North Texas

Plano resident and military veteran Jason Allen says a dog helped cure his post-traumatic stress disorder. He wants to help other vets find the same relief.

CBS 11–11/01/2012

A picture of Corporal Gregory Schneider. (credit: Debbie Schneider)

Family Remembers Local Marine’s PTSD Struggle

The memories of the battles he fought in Iraq came home, to Fairview, with Corporal Gregory Schneider. It was the long, confidential conversations he had with his father that helped Schneider rise above the darkness that overwhelmed him after his return.

CBS 11–05/28/2012

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Pets2Vets Changing Lives Of North Texas Veterans

North Texas Marine Jason Allen doesn’t go far without Sarge. When the 33-year-old from Kemp is hurting he turns to his faithful buddy and it’s all thanks to an organization that matches veterans with shelter dogs and cats.

03/09/2012

Amber Wilson

Female Veterans: Invisible Heroes?

Amber Wilson slowly takes out the coloring books and the crayons. It’s one of her favorite things to do with her 3-year-old son Jacolby.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2010