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Join us Thursday on Uplift Your Life: Nourishment of the Spirit to learn how veterans and communities can heal and turn pain into strength and wisdom.  Recently I was listening to a news report that about 4% of Drone pilots suffer from PTSD. This seemed to surprise the newscaster since the pilots are not physically on the battlefield. It did not, however, surprise me. These pilots are still responsible for the deaths of fellow human beings. Regardless of the reasons for their actions, the fact remains that the person pulling the trigger or guiding the bomb or drone is still taking a life. They are aware that the person killed was a son or daughter, possibly a sibling or spouse, parent, friend, co-worker, relative, neighbor. Lives are changed because of their actions. Even if their actions were necessary and even if they don’t develop PTSD, the taking of a life affects a person’s mind, heart and soul. The returning warriors may even question themselves as the moral and ethical human beings who they thought they were.