Corie talks about those that are currently deployed and responding to the humanitarian crisis of Afghanistan. How do you proactively face trauma in a way that will reduce the likelihood PTSD? How do you support your spouse when they are exposed to the pain and suffering of civilians outside of combat?
Supplemental Material: My Interview with Ch Timothy Mallard:
The topic of moral injury continues to be discussed within the military and veteran space, but many still are unclear what it is and how it impacts a person and their family. Moral injury is often described as the internal struggle a person goes through after being asked to do something that goes against his or her morals or values. For many of our service members, this is a real issues that deeply impacts their ability to recover. In this FANTASTIC interview, listen as I speak with Chaplain Timothy Mallard, a subject matter expert not only in moral injury, but soul injury. Soul injury, he describes, is an even deeper and sometimes more complicated injury to the soul- often not due to anything the person did- but more so done to them.