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This edition: Military Promises

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 16, 2017.

First aired: March 16, 2017.

This short film explores the mental health effects of a young man’s experience in the US Navy. Brian, who was recruited into the US Navy with offers of the opportunity for a college education, has spent two years sweeping the decks of ships. He has not had the opportunity to attend college classes. The morale on his ship has reached a point where two sailors have already attempted suicide. What can he do?

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