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May 05th 2015:The Challenges of PTSD for Military Personnel and their Family Caregivers

Franziska Buri, of Ontario, Canada, is a military spouse of a 22-year Canadian Armed Forces Veteran. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2008 and was severely wounded as a result of an enemy attack. She talks about her life, career and experience with family caregiving. She explains her husband’s injuries that resulted from his military service in Afghanistan. She describes what she sees as the greatest challenges created for military personnel by serious injuries sustained during military service, and for their military spouses and their families. She highlights True Patriot Love Foundation's h

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Franziska Buri

Franziska Buri, of Greely, Ontario, Canada, is the military spouse of a 22-year Canadian Armed Forces Veteran. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2008, he was severely wounded as a result of an enemy attack. In 2010, she joined the Public Service as a Family Peer Support Coordinator with the Operational Stress Injury Social Support Program with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) as she has personal experience with supporting a Veteran with physical wounds and who is suffering from an operational stress injury. In VAC she currently works on the family file, under the head psychologist and manager for the Operational Stress Injury National Network. Her tasks are to create more and improved supports for f
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