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During the Tet Offensive in Vietnam on January 31, 1968, Jim Markson witnessed horrific things. After a poor reception at home, he put his service behind him. Many years later, he learned one of his military buddies had died of a drug overdose and another by suicide. Jim finally sought and found relief and support by going to the VA and began counseling after 30 plus years to deal with his combat stress and loss. PTSD is a silent weapon attacking our soldiers of yesterday, today and tomorrow affecting the soldier and his loved ones. |

Jim Markson reads and comments on Ashby Williams from The Gilder Lehrman Institute.

Jim Markson reads and comments on an excerpt from “Kitchener’s Mob”

How Rereading His Letters from Vietnam Helped a Veteran Find Peace

Legacies of War – Jim Markson

Legacies of War: Coming Home