We here at PTSD United are grateful all of our Veterans, past & present, for their service to our Country in both in times of peace and in times of War. This is an interesting perspective on awarding those veterans suffering with PTSD with the distinguished Purple Heart award – PTSD United Staff
How The Purple Heart Can Help Heal Veterans with PTSD
Criteria for the Purple Heart medal seems straightforward: “any action against an enemy of the United States” in which a service member is “wounded or killed” merits the award. But in practice granting of the award is a contentious issue among combat veterans and a charged field for both the wounded and those who judge the wounds.
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