Operation Recovery

The Fort Hood Testimony Report

Jesse Bowe *

“Whenever I used to have to go to sick call, I’d get that scornful look from NCOs. And the stigma never really stops. They would say, ‘Oh, he’s weak. Screw him, he’s weak. He’s trying to find an excuse, he’s trying to malinger.’ It didn’t stop me from getting help though, because at the end of the day, it’s my health.”

Read the full testimony of Jesse Bowe *, US Army veteran, seven years

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Categories: MEB, Multiple Deployments, Profile Violation, PTSD, Stigma, Suicide

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