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Thank You For Your Service

Directed by Tom Donahue

United States | 1 hr 28 min | 2016

The U.S. military faces a mental health crisis of historic proportions.  Thank You for Your Service takes aim at our superficial understanding of war trauma and the failed policies that result.  Director Tom Donahue (Casting By) interweaves the stories of four struggling Iraq War veterans with candid interviews of top military and civilian leaders.  Observing the systemic neglect, the film argues for significant internal change and offers a roadmap of hope.  Interviews include Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen, Generals David Petraeus and Loree Sutton, Sebastian Junger, Nicholas Kristof, Dexter Filkins, Senator Patty Murray, Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Colonels Lawrence Wilkerson and Dave Sutherland.

Thank You For Your Service - Tom DonahueTom Donahue
Director, Producer, Writer

Tom Donahue (born May 18, 1968) is an American film director and producer. His latest feature documentary, HBO’s Casting By, was nominated for an Emmy.[1] In 2010, Donahue founded the production company, CreativeChaos with Ilan Arboleda and Steve Edwards.

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Film Information

Director: Tom Donahue
Country: United States
Year: 2016
Language: English
Runtime: 1 hr 28 min
Rated:  R


Producers: Ilan Arboleda, Tom Donahue, Matt Tyson
Executive Producer: Gerald Sprayregen
Cinematographer/DP: Peter Bolte,  Justin M. Garcia 
Leigh Roberts

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