Welcome home, combat veteran, and good luck

When a combat veteran returns to civilian life, things aren’t the same. The military trains them to be on constant high alert and cold and heartless, but they can't undo it when they get home. Coast vets share their struggles with us.
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When a combat veteran returns to civilian life, things aren’t the same. The military trains them to be on constant high alert and cold and heartless, but they can't undo it when they get home. Coast vets share their struggles with us.

Photojournalist John Fitzhugh has reported on South Mississippi through photos, stories and videos for 31 years. He has won three McClatchy President’s awards, and was part of the Sun Herald team that won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service Journalism for coverage after Hurricane Katrina.