It is ironic that Donald Trump suggests that veterans suffering from PTSD are weak. He obtained several deferments from the draft during the Viet Nam War. He said “strong” soldiers do not suffer from PTSD. See ABC news report. The implication is that weak soldiers do suffer from PTSD.

That is nonsense. It is

I served in the US Army, National Guard and Army Reserve for 28 years.  I served as an Infantry officer for most of that time.  As young Infantry officers, we studied leadership and group dynamics over and over.  Studying leadership has become a favorite past-time for me.  One fundamental principle of Army leadership is that

I live in a military town.  We have more retired service members here in San Antonio (aka "Military City, USA") than you can shake a stick at.  So, in civilian jobs, we regularly work with former military members.  Some excel, some do not.  The perception of military persons out side of Military City, USA is