Dr. Pete Linnerooth

Former Army psychologist

They buried onetime Army captain Pete Linnerooth on Jan. 14 at Minneapolis' Fort Snelling National Cemetery. You won't find him listed among the U.S. troops lost in Iraq since 2003. Yet the war killed Linnerooth as surely as if he'd been hit by a sniper's bullet. Then again, there's no roster of the lives the Army psychologist saved during his year there either--the hundreds of haunted minds he patched back together before his own failed him.

Few people have better understood the perverse alchemy that can turn the rush and glory of combat into a darkening cloud of anxiety and depression....

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