Army and National Guard veteran Richard Parker of Pascagoula introduces his dogs, one a certified service animal and the other one ‘in training.’ Both help the veteran cope with the PTSD three combat tours have left him with.
Soldiers from the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team take on enemy forces during the 2017 rotation at the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, California on May 30, 2017. Video by Spc. Dharron Collins, 102nd Public Affairs Detachment.
After serving three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, Richard Parker of Pascagoula struggles to adjust to life back at home and finds peace in a shed below his home. His family shares the impact of his PTSD as they work together to stay in tact.
Richard Parker spent years away from his family while serving combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan The impact on his family didn’t end when he returned. He and his family struggle to cope with Parker's PTSD and traumatic brain injury.
When Casey Kennedy of Biloxi returned from Iraq with post traumatic stress and physical injuries, his wife, Amber, began her battle to help save him. She stays at home to serve as his caregiver and vows to do whatever she can to keep him safe.
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.
Medal of Honor recipient Private First Class Ralph Johnson is the namesake of the guided missile destroyer DDG 114. His courage inspiring valor and selfless devotion to duty were in keeping with the highest traditions of the Marine Corps and the U
The Brown Condor Association’s Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum is renovating the old Rooms To Go building in Gulfport, but grant money they were hoping to use for construction is not available and they are up against a deadline. The Seabee Ch
Lakota Lancaster of Ocean Springs has become the first female from Mississippi to qualify for combat duty in the Army. She has just finished her basic training and will return to Ft. Banning, Ga., for her Ranger training before an expected deploym