23 Aug The battle after the war
As troops return to the Middle East, the true cost of our decade at war is just beginning to be felt at home. Kumi Taguchi goes inside the PTSD healing process.
Before “the incident” David had two major goals: to rise up in the ranks of the Air Force, and to retire at 55. He worked his way up to sergeant; that’s one milestone. But he won’t reach the second. He’ll be medically discharged in October at the age of 50. He’ll never serve again and he is unlikely to ever work again…
Source: Kumi Taguchi is a reporter and presenter with ABC News 24.
This article was published as part of the ABC’s Mental As initiative.