At the launch party for the Veteran's Restorative Justice Act, VDP co-founder Brock Hunter discussed the reality of combat trauma for today's troops and how it leads to criminal behavior.
Veterans discuss how the public has no frame of reference as to what it means to be a veteran today, and the difficulties involved in the transition back to civilian life.
Jacob Scholler discusses a few of the terrible things he saw in combat and his subsequent drinking problems that lead to legal trouble. In veteran's court, things changed when he had a positive experience and got the help needed to make appropriate changes.
Alex Kempe discusses his drug use after returning from combat and his feelings of frustration with America after spending time in jail.