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The Marlboro Man of Fallujah

Remember the Marlboro Man of Fallujah? Editor & Publisher is reporting that, today, he’s out of the Marines, but dealing with PTSD stemming from high intensity combat.

According to E&P, Lance Corporal Blake Miller told CBS, “For the most part, I mean, it was a big adjustment [when I got home] just trying to get in that mindset of being able to just roam, run around without fear of being shot at or where to look for danger. … It’s unexplainable. I mean, just to go from that mindset to being able to walk around freely and just enjoy it.”

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A former U.S. Marine infantry leader, W. Thomas Smith Jr. writes about military issues. He has covered war in the Balkans, on the West Bank, in Iraq, and in Lebanon. ...

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