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  • A Soldier of Misfortune: Staff Sgt. Joshua "Ike" Eisenhauer

    07/01/2012 11:49:00 AM PDT · by tired&retired · 6 replies
    Save Our Soldiers Website ^ | June 27, 2012 | Save Our Soldiers Staff
    Staff Sgt. Joshua Eisenhauer is a U.S. Army soldier who suffered severe and debilitating wounds while serving in Afghanistan. Joshua now suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a direct result of those injuries and his combat experiences in Afghanistan. The PTSD has caused Joshua to have flashbacks on multiple occasions, including the night of January 13, 2012 when members of the Fayetteville, North Carolina Fire Department came to his apartment in response to a small fire in his apartment complex. When the firemen tried to forcibly enter the apartment, Joshua, experiencing a PTSD flashback instinctively resisted, believing that...
  • Obama [provides] 50 measures for afghanistan success

    09/16/2009 8:43:31 PM PDT · by QenBirQeni · 6 replies · 444+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 09/16/2009 | Sanger, Shanker, and Schmitt
    The Obama administration delivered to Congress on Wednesday about 50 measures to determine whether a broad military and nation-building campaign to stabilize Afghanistan and Pakistan was succeeding, paving the way for the White House to argue that the American combat effort in the region would not be open-ended. The long-awaited measures were delivered in closed meetings with key members of the House and Senate, just as President Obama emphasized that he would take his time in evaluating a forthcoming request from the military for more combat forces. “My determination is to get this right,” he said, as he met with...