4 movies every military family should watch

Here is a small collection of movies you may want to look into if you or a loved one is suffering from the effects of combat.

1. Wartorn 1861-2010

(HBO Documentary Films) from executive producer James Gandolfini, this documentary explores combat stress and posttraumatic stress on military personnel and their families throughout recorded American military history.

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2. FRONTLINE: The Wounded Platoon

Tells the dark tale of the men of Third Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st battalion of the 506th infantry; and how the war followed them home.

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3. A Warm Wind

David is confronted with a family issue. His cousin, Buck, a United States Marine, has returned from the Iraq war and is living with his father. Not a good situation, given the fathers alcohol related issues, and Buck s handicapped dependency. With Bucks physical disabilities, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and no real family to care for him, Buck can’t seem to fit into society. David makes a giant leap in his life, putting things aside, and invites Buck to his home. But what will his friends have to say about this? Things get heated with family and friends who argue Buck is the governments problem. David must do what is right.

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4. The Hidden Enemy: Inside Psychiatry’s Covert Agenda

Today, with militaries of the world awash in psychiatry and psychiatric drugs, 23 soldiers and veterans are committing suicide every day. Psychiatrists say we need more psychiatry. But should we trust them? Or is psychiatry the hidden enemy? Featuring interviews with over 80 soldiers and experts, this penetrating documentary shatters the façade to reveal the real culprits who are destroying our world’s militaries from within.

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