"Decades before he became an Eastern Shoshone leader, John St. Clair was a soldier fighting in Vietnam.
The draft found St. Clair in 1966, and while he survived the war, he returned with post-traumatic stress disorder, though he didn’t realize it until many years later.
When St. Clair and other soldiers returned to the Wind River Reservation, many didn’t identify as veterans because of the stigma. They encountered protests and were shunned. Many people assumed that every soldier that fought in Vietnam agreed with the government." Read the full story at Associated Press