Raising Awareness For PTSD


APPEAL AN EARLIER RULING THAT ALLOWED HER TO ISSUE THE LICENSES. THREE VETERANS, THREE DOGS, AND A 100-MILE JOURNEY TO GROUND ZERO. MARINES FROM OUR AREA EMBARKED ON A MISSION TO HONOR TWO OF THEIR FALLEN BROTHERS. THEY ARE RAISING A AWARENESS ABOUT A POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER. WE HAVE A REPORT. SAVED MY LIFE. Reporter: FEW CAN SAY THEIR BEST FRIEND HAS HAD A BIG IMPACT LIKE GUNNER. HE RETURNED HOME WITH POST- TRAUMATIC STRESS. WHEN I GOT BACK THINGS ARE ROUGH. HIM COMING INTO MY LIFE, THEY CHANGED DRASTICALLY. AND HE HAS ALLOWED ME THAT DO THINGS THAT I NEVER THOUGHT I’D BE ABLE TO DO AGAIN. Reporter: A POLICE OFFICER IN NEW JERSEY WANTS TO RAISE AWARENESS OF PTSD AND HONOR TWO BROTHER MARINES KILLED IN ACTION. ESTEEMING UP WITH TWO RETIRED SERGEANTS ALONG WITH THEIR SERVICE DOGS. TOGETHER, THEY ARE SETTING OUT ON A 100-MILE HIKE FROM THE LIBERTY BELL TO THE FREEDOM TOWER IN NEW YORK CITY. IF WE CAN HELP ONE VET OR ONE FAMILY, WE ARE SUCCESSFUL. Reporter: THEY WILL WALK 12 MILES A DAY. SEPTEMBER 11th IS THE REASON WE’RE WHERE WE ARE AT TODAY. I KNOW FOR ME IT’S WHY I’M A MARINE AND FIREMAN. Reporter: FULL BACKPACKS FOR MAN AND DOG. IT’S HARD FOR THEM. Reporter: A JOURNEY OF REMEMBRANCE AND RECOVERY MADE EASIER WITH A LITTLE HELP INTEREST A BEST FRIEND.

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