After nearly 15 years of war, thousands of service members in our all-volunteer military have returned with visible wounds, and still more with wounds we can’t see. And even as the Defense Department and Veterans Affairs improve their response to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, not every veteran’s psychological injuries fit neatly into a diagnosis with a clear course of treatment. We learn about the evolving understanding of ‘moral wounds’ and how they’re being addressed.

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  • Nancy Sherman Author, "Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of Our Soldiers;" Professor of Philosophy and Fellow, Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics; public policy scholar, Wilson Center
  • Lieutenant Colonel Bill Russell Edmonds Author, 'God is Not Here: A Soldier's Struggle with Torture, Trauma and the Moral Injuries of War'

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