If you have PTSD, or have a loved one with PTSD, this important book is for you!
Author Vernon Bagley, a combat infantry Officer, during the Vietnam conflict, has spent years working with Veterans with PTSD. From WWII to the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Veterans, Families, and Spouse, share their experiences, openly and candidly.
This book will help those who have PTSD, or have a loved one with PTSD, understand both the signs of this hidden wound, and create a framework for both to make their choice on how, when, and where to begin the healing process.
Veterans from WWII to present have shared their combat experiences as a part of their healing process in the hope their stories will help you during you decision making to move forward and heal your wounds, the invisible wound of PTSD and it’s outward impact on the Veteran, Families, and Friends.
The common theme in PTSD: The War is Over, The Battle Begins is that it is and will always be your choice and yours alone to take control of your PTSD. This theme is profoundly captured in two sentences from Invictus, Poem by William Ernest Henley:
I am the captain of my soul.”
About the Author:
Vernon Bagley served in the U.S. Army from 1966-1969. He volunteered for service and entered into Basic Training. After completion, he attended Advanced Infantry Training, and then was given orders for OCS (Officer Candidate School) at Ft. Benning, GA. Upon graduation as a 2nd LT. he served a short tour of duty in the States and then received orders to report to Saigon, Vietnam in January 1968.