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Book Release: The Seven Deadly Sins We Commit Against Our Troops and the Road to Recovery

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The Seven Deadly Sins We Commit Against Our Troops and the Road to Recovery addresses:

1. The importance of our military to America
2. How Vietnam changed the community attitude toward our military
3. How the sins of *Blame*, *Stigma*, *Unprotected Against Addictions*, *No War No Care*, *Financia*l *Jeopardy*, *The Ostrich Syndrome*, and *Forgotten *set up our veterans for unnecessary suffering and difficulty following
their time at war.
4. The high rate of suicide among veterans (18 a day and 32 attempts)
5. War as a four part process with transition and reintegration as difficult as combat itself
6. The need for Mandatory Counseling

The simple attitudes and actions needed in the community to avert the difficulties facing this generation of veterans  The Seven Deadly Sins We Commit Against Our Troops and The Road to Recovery *is a realistic view of a long overdue subject. It will inspire any reader to get involved, and will spark the conversation and action necessary in our communities to make a difference to this and future generations of veterans.

The author, Angela Alegna,  is a musician, author, and the founder of the grassroots organization America Helping Heroes. Inspired by the high rate of suicide among our veterans and active military and the growing homeless population of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, Angela has set out to motivate America neighborhood by neighborhood - street by street to take responsibility for the well-being of our heroes. She is currently working on a bill for Mandatory Counseling of our returning combat troops.

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