Not all war wounds are as obvious as a missing limb, as we’ve learned from scores of veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.
Last February, Steve Kraske spoke with former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle about his book, American Sniper. Kyle is credited with more than 150 kills, but by his own account, he's killed closer to 250 people.
Chris Kyle had taken to assisting former soldiers deal with post-traumatic stress disorder by taking them to gun ranges. On Saturday, Kyle and a friend were killed at a gun range in Glen Rose, Texas by a man Kyle had been helping.
What do Franz Mesmer, James Braid, and The Professor from Gilligan's Island have in common?
On Tuesday's Central Standard, we’re joined by Laurie Turner, the mother of the late military Specialist Jacob Andrews. She was on the program last year, mere months after her son took his own life.
With the success of his memoir Jarhead, author Anthony Swofford found fame and fortune. In the ensuing years he went through a lot of cash, women and drugs all the while striving to reconcile his relationship with his father.