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Apr 10, 2013 at 3:31 PM
While police search for a possibly armed war veteran with PTSD, Thurston High School went Code Blue and locked down the campus Wednesday morning.
Apr 10, 2013 at 3:31 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - While police search for a possibly armed war veteran with PTSD, Thurston High School went Code Blue and locked down the campus Wednesday morning.

Students were never in any danger, police later said. The wanted man...
Apr 3, 2013 at 4:48 PM
Members of the Senate Committee on Judiciary are considering a bill that would allow Oregonians to legally obtain medical marijuana to treat PTSD. Currently the disorder is not on the list of ailments doctors can prescribe marijuana to treat.
Mar 28, 2013 at 9:36 PM

Forty years ago, soldiers returning from Vietnam were advised to change into civilian clothes on their flights home because of fears they would be accosted by protesters after they landed. For a Vietnamese businessman who helped the U.S....
Mar 15, 2013 at 10:37 AM
If you let a burglar use the bathroom, he's going to want to smoke some pot. If you let a burglar smoke some pot, he's going to want to talk about PTSD and the government. At least that appears to be the lesson learned by a Queen Anne resident...
Mar 10, 2013 at 2:47 PM
Stress does bad things to the heart. New studies have found higher rates of cardiac problems in veterans with PTSD, New Orleans residents six years after Hurricane Katrina and Greeks struggling through that country's financial turmoil.
Mar 4, 2013 at 11:19 PM
An armed man shot by police several blocks from Portland's Lloyd Center has died.
Feb 4, 2013 at 7:27 AM
The former top Navy SEAL sniper who authorities say was killed at a Texas shooting range was devoted to maintaining camaraderie and helping his fellow veterans find their way after leaving active duty.
Feb 3, 2013 at 10:52 AM
A 25-year-old Iraq war veteran charged with murdering former Navy SEAL and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and his friend turned a gun onto the pair while they were at a Texas shooting range, authorities said Sunday.
Jan 31, 2013 at 8:42 PM
When the Legislature convenes next week, a Senate committee will hear public testimony on a proposal to allow people with post-traumatic stress disorder to get medical marijuana cards.
Jan 30, 2013 at 10:52 AM
Family members mourn the loss of paralyzed veteran Michael Mason of Springfield, who was shot by police during an incident triggered by his PTSD
Jan 29, 2013 at 5:50 PM

EUGENE, Ore. - Michael Mason survived Iraq and Afghanistan. Many of his fellow soldiers did not.

The Army honored Mason for heroism and valor, awards he carried home along with the hidden scars of war.

Two weeks before...
Dec 18, 2012 at 2:49 PM
They might not want to talk about the gunshots or the screams. But their toys might start getting into imaginary shootouts.
Nov 19, 2012 at 9:46 PM
Wounded U.S. Army soldier David Carpenter (Thurston H.S. grad) looks forward to visit home for Christmas.
Nov 19, 2012 at 9:52 PM

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - If three words define David Carpenter these days, it's "no whining allowed."

"I'm just so thankful to be alive that you know, there's really nothing to complain about," says Carpenter.

He nearly died...