PTSD or PDAD

PTSD or PDAD

PTSD or PDAD Mental Health Issues From War Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has been a hot topic in the news about the mental illness affecting thousands of members of armed forces. The public mostly associates PTSD with exposure to the harsh realities of war. However, a new term has been coined by an American war [...]
Finding Smart’s Grave

Finding Smart’s Grave

Finding Smart's Grave About twelve years ago, at an auction, an old walnut secretary caught my eye. It had lost several of its cubbyhole drawers and had clearly been well used. When I pulled out the one remaining drawer, burned into the side of the drawer was, “Pte. H A Smart, 2109954, 31 Brigade, France. [...]