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First Combat Psychologist Recognized

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First Combat Psychologist Recognized

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First Combat Psychologist Recognized

First Combat Psychologist Recognized

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One the Army's first combat psychologists received the Bronze Star 55 years after serving on the front lines of the Korean War. His unit's deployment was the beginning of officially recognizing shell shock, or what is now known as post-traumatic stress disorder.