PTSD and Memorial Day

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Posted: Monday, May 27, 2013 1:28 pm | Updated: 4:37 pm, Wed Jul 3, 2013.

Memorial day is a day to reflect and pay our respects to those who lost their lives, but, it may be most difficult for those still with us who served and remember .

P.T.S.D is a condition that doesn't discriminate, affecting those who have witnessed the tragedy and horror of war.

Andy Hooker, was a gunner from 1968-1970 in Vietnam, he is now Vice-President of the Vietnam Brotherhood, Sarasota Chapter and shares how being in the air on the front lines still affects him to this day.

Now he hopes to make a difference in the lives of young men serving.


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