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New (Ancient) Treatment for PTSD: Sweat Lodge

Soldiers that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after returning from war have a new avenue of treatment: sweat lodges. Tony Deconinck of AOL News wrote about the use of this ancient Native American tradition to treat a modern ailment: On a secluded piece of land at the Fort Carson military reservation, soldiers have the opportunity to [...]

How An American Soldier Is Made: The Story of Ian Fisher

Photo: Craig F. Walker / The Denver Post What does it take to create an American Soldier? Denver Post Photojournalist Craig F. Walker tracked Ian Fisher from his high school graduation through basic training, assignment to Colorado’s Fort Carson, and deployment in Iraq: His decision to join the Army grew out of many things. The opportunity to [...]