Greg Hardin Rallies for Fair Veteran Treatment in “A War of Nerves”

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New book scathingly indicts US government’s mistreatment and neglect of injured vets

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The wounds of war are sometimes silent and ominous, stripping their victims of self-expression. A War of Nerves tells the story of one man who courageously breaks through the iron barriers of stifled words to reveal his deeply personal battle with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and maltreatment at the hands of the nation he served. That man is author Greg Hardin, whose candid, insightful narrative depicts what he terms “the most heinous crime in America today”– the denial of fair treatment under the law for our wounded and disabled veterans who have served in the line of duty and continue to sacrifice for our freedoms.

As a Nuclear Missile Systems Analyst, Hardin defended the United States on the front lines of the Cold War, working on the machinery of the apocalypse - in a race against the Doomsday Clock, ticking at four and three minutes to midnight. Then came the call to launch. Was it real or just a drill? Hardin did not dare or have time to ponder. In the aftermath of that trauma, as he fell prey to the ravages of PTSD and apathetic healthcare and legal systems, his once promising future abruptly faded before his eyes. Though he does not have physical battle scars, Hardin’s wounds are indelible. In his suffering, he reached out, in vain, for assistance.

Now, in his riveting book, Hardin’s voice resonates for those who cannot speak. A War of Nerves decries the injustices of the government when dealing with America’s wounded and disabled vets, and assures this often “forgotten population” that they are not alone. When islands unite, continents are formed.

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A War of Nerves * by Greg Hardin
A Veteran’s Battle With PTSD and Injustice
Publication Date: January 29, 2013
Trade Paperback; $12.99; 103 pages; 978-1-4797-7475-3
Trade Hardback; $15.99; 103 pages; 978-1-4797-7476-0

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