Topics » Arts & Culture   May 18, 2010

Wounded Warriors

Staff Sgt. Lucas Volkomener

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Staff Sgt. Lucas Volkomener

Staff Sgt. Lucas Volkomener paints the edge of one of his paintings at the start of class. Soldiers in war experience intense trauma over a short period of time, which can lead to soldiers repressing issues until they return home from war.