Veterans have poorer mental health than Australians overall.

Veterans health: young diggers march in Darwin parade. Image courtesy Defence.
We could be serving them better, writes Nicole Sadler, from the University of Melbourne A career in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), or the armed forces in any country, can be rewarding, but also demanding. Challenges include the rigorous training, frequent moves, and maintaining social connections. Beyond this, military personnel may be exposed to trauma

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