The UNITED STATES OF AL highlighted how difficult it is for veterans to find their perfect fit in the non-military working world. Sometimes there are just so many mental obstacles that get in the way. 

Al (Adhir Kalyan) wants to find a job that makes good money quickly. He needs to send money to his family to get them out of Afghanistan. Riley (Parker Young) decides to help join forces as they become repo men for a car dealership. Yes, the money is great, but it is dangerous work. And it takes a huge toll on their mental stability. Every day becomes a new “mission.”

The UNITED STATES OF AL shows, yet again, another form of PTSD  and how its long-reaching tentacles can grab unsuspecting vets down a deep hole.  A cautionary tale, to be sure. One most never see coming. 

UNITED STATES IF AL  is available to stream on on CBS/Paramont+ Television.

Esta Rosevear

Esta Rosevear has been a Theatre Arts teacher and director for 35+ years, published Children’s author of the Rebecca series, and is passionate about playing her violin, walking, gardening, and reading murder mysteries.

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