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USA Today: Flood of PTSD cases coming, scientists warn
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The military system tries but sometimes fails to balance the demands of fighting a war with those of eradicating domestic violence.

The New York Times: When Strains on Military Families Turn Deadly
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Aljazeera America: The Military's hidden mental health crisis: Spousal Trauma
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