It’s well known that Tim Kennedy is proud to have served in the US military as a Special Forces soldier. What wasn’t known, until now, were the specifics of his role as a Green Beret.
In a shocking post on social media (h/t Jessica Hudnall), Kennedy, the No. 13 ranked UFC middleweight in the world, revealed that he has killed women and children in war and doesn’t seem particularly fazed by it.
I’m asked daily about how and why I don’t have PTSD. I’m probably the last person on Earth you should ask about this…
由 Tim Kennedy 貼上了 2016年8月31日
From 1999-2010, it was revealed that suicide rates within the United States military were alarmingly high. The US Department of Veteran affairs revealed that roughly 22 veterans were committing suicide per day and that 6,500 military personnel killed themselves in 2012, a figure higher than the number of combat-related deaths in Iraq.
The 37-year-old served in the US-led invasion of Iraq, a country that is now devastated by warfare and the resulted rise of extremist groups such as ISIS.
Last month, Kennedy held a United States Anti-Doping agency rep at gunpoint after suspecting he was a potential threat. The Army Ranger also received threats from ISIS and told the FBI to ‘let those cowards come’.
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