Operation Recovery

The Fort Hood Testimony Report

Impact on Family

Among other topics, the service-members and veterans on this page talked at length about the strain deployment and military life had put on their family relationships.

“After 12 months, he calls me and he’s like, ‘That’s it, I can’t do it anymore.’ He’s on the verge of tears he’s so emotional and stressed. And that’s when I started fighting for him. I went and talked to the battalion sergeant major and it was the worst experience of my life up to this day.”

Read the full testimony of Cynthia Thomas, Former spouse of service-member, Soldier advocate