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
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Psychological scars increase risk of suicide among female vets
Veteran Victoria Lampton is photographed at Central Park in Fremont, Calif., on Tuesday, July 5, 2016. Lampton is one of many female vets battling severe PTSD after tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)
The casualty reports crossed Army Spc. Victoria Lampton's desk on a daily basis, but the grim reality of her tour in Afghanistan didn't grip her until death papers for one of her closest friends landed in her inbox.