By Gabriella Lettini
Originally posted on Huffington Post for Veteran's Day
War does not end when peace is declared and the troops come home. It continues to affect the bodies, psyches, souls, lands and communities of everyone involved. War's tragic legacy passes on from generation to generation, more dangerously so when it is ignored and left unattended.
The psychological and emotional effects of combat are often referred to as the "hidden wounds of war." However, given veterans' rates of suicide, depression and homelessness, to mention only some of the issues affecting our returning combat...