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Veteran Seeks Help At Va, Later Found Frozen To Death


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That was his cry for help and it was not taken seriously or received the way it should have been received,” said Katie Hopper, his ex-girlfriend and mother to their daughter Emmalynn.

Miles was one of the premiere presenters at the Science Center of Iowa, a beloved employee popular with the staff and guests.

“He was passionate and knowledgeable about science himself and it went beyond that. His passion extended to sharing that knowledge with others,” said Science Center of Iowa President and CEO Curt Simmons. Miles’ image was featured prominently in YouTube videos and advertisements for the museum; a large photograph bearing his image stands outside the center.

What this popular Iraq war veteran did not share with most, is that he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD

http://whotv.com/2015/03/19/troubled-veteran-sought-help-from-va-hospital-before-freezing-to-death/

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It veterans with PTSD were homicidal rather than suicidal, they would get the attention they deserve because VA mental health professionals and the general public would be afraid for their own well being and there would be a public outcry for the VA to provide PTSD veterans with everything needed to properly treat the veterans and protect the public. It is a national disgrace that almost two dozen veterans a day commit suicide. JMO

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Wow! Again and again I see this in the media. Is this a nightmare I'm in or is it reality that the VA is continuing to fail. My heart is saddened by the news and statistical evidence of veterans seeking false hope through the VA and ending up left abandoned and dead!

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