I Am An Iraq War Veteran

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    My Husband Needs Help!!!

    My husband is an OIF/OEF Veteran, and I am his VA caregiver. When he came back from Iraq he had a nickel sized bruise like spot on his right arm. Drs said it was a permanent bruise. During the past 9 years this spot spread through his body and is changing the color of his skin...
    vacaregiver vacaregiver
    1 Response Sep 30, 2012

    The Wonderful Va Is On My Mind Once Again

    Hello All, Well…where to start. I am an O.I.F Veteran..I joined up back in 2007. I am an E-5, and I'll be ETS-ing in May 2013. I was a 50. Cal gunner over there…mainly protecting convoys… and on the road…as a soldier in Iraq…you tend to see,hear,or feel some **** that...
    2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

    Painful Scars

    I'm new to this forum, but yet would like to talk a little about my experience in Iraq. I deployed there in August of 2003 with 4th ID out of Ft. Hood, TX, got sent to the triangle of death Tikrit, yeah Saddams home town. Was originally in 1-22 Inf, but lucky got sent back to 1-1...
    Emac74d Emac74d
    36-40, M
    5 Responses Jan 27, 2011

    Ever since the war I've had stomach problems

    gas diarrhea you name it I'm tired of suffering
    Prisonerofthought Prisonerofthought
    31-35, M
    Sep 19, 2014

    Feel To Free To Ask Your Questions. : )

    I had a pretty good bead on my sector while I was there, and since the mainstream international media completely suck at covering anything of import on today's modern battlefield, I will open the floor to any and all questions.  : )I was there for 15 months in 2004-5, in the...
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    6 Responses Jul 19, 2011

    Ptsd Is Killing My Marriage....help?

    I'm a former USMC infantry machine gunner, who served in Iraq for two tours. My first deployment was hell, and I lost quite a few good buddies, one in front of my eyes. Due to our command telling us we were to suck it up and not go get help (for fear of losing people to medical...
    ajmilberg ajmilberg
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 4, 2012
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