Breaking the Silence | Episode 1





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Published on Sep 2, 2012

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Cpl Jamaal Garner speaks about the C6 gunner in his platoon loosing his leg below the knee.

This series gives a voice to combat veterans who have had a difficult time re-adjusting to life at home whether it be from PTSD, an OSI (operational stress injury), or physical injury.

There are a lot of vets who prefer not to talk about tour, and I completely understand that. Not everyone who experiences combat comes home "broken" or automatically has PTSD. But for those who are struggling with unresolved issues from tour, it's important for them to know that they aren't alone, or "weak".

PTSD has gotten a really bad name throughout the ranks due primarily to those who fake it to benefit from the system. The guys who have genuine issues are often lumped into that same category regardless of physical or mental toughness.

Hopefully the loud voice this platform and community have can reach those who are on the edge, ready to give up.

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Comments • 273

at0m appl3
So, looking down in the comments section and I'm thinking "did anyone actually watch the fucking video"? Jesus christ you people...
felix o gaitero
dude, war is such a horrible thing... I wish the world as a whole respected life a little bit more...
Storm Commando
Tbh working in any official capacity, as well as making any transaction of money, is making rich people richer.
Here we go with the racism shit again,shut up already.
Oh I'm sorry! I couldn't hear you over my freedom!
Mike White
I'm curios on a mission like that when you go back in do you have find any unexploded ordinance from stuff the we have launched like would be found with china or rusian made shit?
He said every WHITE American. In fact, if the democrats didn't have the black vote since the civil rights act, they would have only won party ONCE in 1964. There's your facts bitch. Shove that up your pussy. 
Stacy Wolbeck
almost every american voted for romney NOT!! dont talk shit if u cant back it up with facts!
what...what the hell...why do you have to bring race up, now this shit is going to be all about racism, it doesn't help that you say it like "THE WHITE MAN NEEDS TO BE BROUGHT DOWN." or some shit. You know what, fuck racists yeah, but fuck hypocrits even more, nothing worse then some minority screaming about how the white man is bringing them down. The sad thing though is that they doesn't even relise they are being racist them selves, by pinning all their problems on ANOTHER RACE.
Want to go out there and fight the silly 'war'? No? I'd love to see you do their job. 
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