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House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...House Special Committee on Military and Veterans' Affairs moved a bill Thursday allowing judges to consider post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries as a mitigating factor during sentencings of combat veterans.House Bill 313...
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Judge sentences rapist to 6 years in prison

...womanizing."The victim attended the sentencing accompanied by a service dog that she said was prescribed for post-traumatic stress disorder.She objected to listing the crime as "least serious."
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...Strickling was able to understand the legal proceedings, including the charges against him.Strickling also has Post Traumatic Stress Disorder - he served in the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1967.His mental and physical condition worsened...
Trying to help others

...consistent work to support his wife, growing family and the pressure of coping with day-to-day life with post-traumatic stress disorder.The 29-year-old left eight siblings, a wife and two children, 30 nieces and nephews and two parents...
Soldotna shooting victim responds to treatment

...and keep your eyes open, the chances are it won't be as bad or it'll go away completely."Stroup has post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD.Her psychiatrist, Dr. Frank Ochberg, a prominent PTSD psychiatrist and professor of psychiatry...
Vet gets 1 year for shooting at vehicle on Egan Drive

...there's not a satisfactory answer as to what caused Darshan S. Dogra's behavior - just possibilities such as post-traumatic stress disorder, anger issues or alcohol abuse."Ultimately I think no matter what sentence is fashioned, it's very...
Wounded vets' custom cycles stolen in Anchorage

...mostly veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, with some suffering from traumatic physical injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injuries, she said.Skuce said the group filed a police report. Rentals temporarily...
Alaska Editorial: We're silver

...activate when a vulnerable adult is missing. It would apply to adults with disabilities, including dementias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and developmental disabilities.Rep. Max Gruenburg, who introduced HB59, likened it to the Amber Alert...
Military justice: We must put an end to sexual assault in the military

...Act of 2013 which would make disability benefits for women veterans available if they are suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or depression following a military-related sexual assault.I also support the Defense STRONG...
Afghans tell of US soldier's killing rampage

...his mental health may be part of his defense; he was on his fourth combat deployment and had suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder as well as a concussive head injury while serving in Iraq. The Army is seeking the death penalty.
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