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Brit Inquiry: Veterans and One Result of Wars

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And for my own long held thoughts on, Especially as related to Wars of Choice!

Not adding anything, no need, been saying for over a decade now and most folks just move on, “what on reality tv tonight”, without a thought unless something comes up about, like a speech about by the President, complain about and then wonder about things like “what’s that grifter from Alaska up to today”, hint: wanna know visit huff post.

Prisons expect influx of war veterans



23 June 2011 – War veterans make up the largest group of people in prisons and the problem is likely to get worse after a decade of conflict, an inquiry warns.

The Howard League for Penal Reform said most of the prisoners were older than the average criminal when they first offended – which was about 10 years after leaving the forces. This is when mental health problems are thought most likely to surface.

Sir John Nutting QC, chairman of the inquiry, said he expected the problem to peak because it was now 10 years since British forces were first committed to Afghanistan, followed by Iraq. {continued}

Howard League for Penal Reform Press Release: ‘MYTH-BUSTING’ INQUIRY DELIVERS FINAL REPORT ON FORMER ARMED SERVICE PERSONNEL IN PRISON


Howard League: Veterans in Prison

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