Other than among a relatively small subset of researchers and clinicians, the term Moral injury is a relative unknown term despite the fact some believe it is one contributor the increasing suicide rate among the veteran population as compared to the civilian population.
This trauma has been largely overshadowed by and oftentimes confused with post-traumatic stress. Honoring the Code and Moral Injury helps to set the record straight and provide much needed clarification. This film also explores the impact or moral injury on combat veterans who have severed in wars from WWII through the current wars in the Middle East. Veterans from these wars share their personal stories of how war has brought them to feel personal shame and guilt. This film opens the door to look at not only the causes of moral injury, but discusses help that is available.