AFN CLARKE

This article is written from the heart and with emotion, because I am a Veteran.

Sunday November 11th is Remembrance Day in the UK and Canada, and Veterans Day in the USA. A time when we pause and value the lives of those Soldiers, Sailors and Airman who have paid the ultimate price for their patriotism and heroism, and for those who still pay the price – disabled veterans – most of whom are forgotten.

Why should war wounded men and women have to constantly fight their Government in order to receive benefits that are rightfully theirs, as War Disabled Veterans?

Why should war wounded men and women spend countless hours, days, weeks, months and years having to prove not only that their injuries were sustained in war, but that they have indeed been severely disabled as a result of their service?

For the longest time PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)…

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