As the Author of the #1 Amazon National-International Best Seller War Memoir “Battling the Storm Within” about living 20 years undiagnosed with PTSD, MST and the GWI. My mission is to empower others to address their own personal traumas, be healed, restored and live again. I believe in telling the truth, living the truth and being the truth. I will share the truth for it sets you free. I have battled my storm that was within me and won, so can you! Peace and blessings Sgt. Stephanie J. Shannon
Battling the Storm Within
Monday, January 18, 2016
Women in Combat, in Their Own Words- WATCH VIDEO
Long before the Pentagon's announcement, women were already embedded in the front lines of Afghanistan. All-female Cultural Support Teams (CSTs) served a unique purpose to engage with women and children on the ground, and to gather valuable intelligence—but these women soldiers were also in the thick of combat situations. What can we learn from their experiences? The Atlantic interviewed some of these women and gathered their thoughts on parity within the military, the unique qualifications of female soldiers, and what they would say to dissenters to the decision to allow women in combat roles.