I read them both, the one at Salon made me leery, considering the source, but I did it anyway. It is well written, and doesn’t bash the military, but does speak volumes about Ms. Cook.
My first wife was similar in that she couldn’t go without the sex for the six months that I was gone in Desert Storm, so I get it in a different way, I guess.
Go read this:
How to leave a soldier
By Courtney Cook
Then come back here, and then go read this:
Interesting piece at Salon
By The Armorer