Veteran in need

I am a US Army two time War Veteran.  I served a 6 month tour in Bahgram Afghanistan from May 02 - Nov 02.  Also a 12 month tour in Baghad, Iraq from Dec. 04- Dec. 05.  I left military the military in Feb of 2006 and have been contracting for the |Army ever since.  Working for the Army as a contractor requires me not only to maintain my secret clearance but also to be "fit for duty" and deployable under CENTCOM standards(MOD13).  Last year I visited several therapists and was put on medication to help with my PTSD and major depression disorder.  CENTCOM has denied my waiver this year for my condition and I have lost my job.  I have a wife of 6 years and two kids here in Kuwait.  I was not ready to leave this country anytime soon but now I am being forced to go.  My wife is Egyptian and does not have her green card yet.  She has a teaching job here but it pays 400 Kuwaiti dinar which is around 1350USD.  Kuwait is one of the most expensive countries to live in, our rent alone is 420KD.  I need to raise money to uproot my family and have some money to hold us over until I get another job or at the least unemployment kicks in. I need the funds within the next 3 weeks before my terminal leave expires.  I barely have enough saved for fly my kids home and that's not a guarantee.  Any help will be greatly appreciated.  I shouldn't be punished or let go off based on my condition.  I have worked this job here for 10 years with not even a written warning but once I try to get help to deal with extra stress from raising two kids in a foreign country and trying to get a better grip on my PTSD to better myself I get terminated and labeled "adequately unstable".  I love for around soldiers, I love my country and loved that even though I'm not wearing the uniform I was still able to play a part in the fight.

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Gume Tito Diaz 
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