14 mai 2018

Vital military training falls short, New Port Richey veteran says: How to re-enter civilian life


When Green Beret Brian Anderson got ready to leave the Army in 2011, after eight years fighting in places like Afghanistan and Iraq, he followed the path taken by tens of thousands of service members each year. Anderson, now 36 and living in New Port Richey, entered the military's Transition Assistance Program , designed to help troops make a smooth adjustment to civilian life. But the help he got from the program, called TAP, proved to be too much, too late -- especially for troops who suffer [...]