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Student Vet Suspended, Labeled ‘Threat’ After Requesting Non-Muslim Counselor

May 27, 2015

My Dad was a marine who served in the Pacific Theatre in WWII. His brother was killed at St. Lo in France. I served six years in the Navy right at the end of the Vietnam conflict. I’m reblogging this post because I want to highlight the indisputable fact that Jeremy Rawls is being handed the dirty end of the stick by the officials at Mississippi College.

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“There is just an ignorance toward veterans with PTSD and they are demonized so much by the media.”
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5.25.2015 by Mark Tapson

Campus Reform reports that a former active-duty Marine who served two combat tours in Iraq and is diagnosed with combat-related PTSD was suspended from Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi after he requested to meet with a non-Muslim counselor in the school’s Office of Counseling and Disability Services.

In addition to serving in the Marine Corps, Jeremy Rawls worked as a private contractor in Afghanistan and was a member of the Army National Guard for seven years. He was on active-duty in Iraq during the Second Battle of Fallujah—named the bloodiest battle of the Iraq War—and says he’s lost many friends to suicide due to PTSD.

Rawls, who is pursuing a degree in English with a minor in education, was originally paired with a female counselor in traditional Muslim…

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