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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Veteran treasures adventure of a lifetime

Veteran treasures adventure of a lifetime

When U.S. Marine Corps veteran Doug Peters stepped out of the old Cessna and touched ground in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, he knew he was in for the adventure of a lifetime - "60 miles with 60-pound packs," as he put it.

October 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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State cites Arcelor-Mittal for civil rights, ADA violations

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission issued a finding of probable cause against Arcelor-Mittal USA Burns Harbor for violations of the Indiana Civil Rights law and the Americans With Disabilities Act.

June 18, 2013 12:00 pm

Vietnam vet pleads not guilty by reason of insanity in stabbing at Wanatah bar

LAPORTE | A Vietnam War veteran is pleading not guilty by reason of insanity in a stabbing that seriously injured a man at a bar in Wanatah.

September 02, 2011 7:30 pm

Suicidal thoughts plague veterans

David Cox remembers being deployed, looking at his loaded weapon and thinking of ending his life.

March 13, 2011 9:15 pm
Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Norman Hemphill Jr. helps coach the North Newton High School football team before its Sept. 17 game against River Forest High School. An Iraq war veteran, Hemphill suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. He said it is difficult for returning soldiers such as him to seek help for the condition.

September 26, 2010 12:00 am
Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Dave Cox spends time with his dog, Murphy, in his Highland home. Cox, 60, worked for 14 years as a trauma nurse specialist in Chicago. But the carnage he witnessed during an Air National Guard stint led him to develop post-traumatic stress disorder.

September 26, 2010 12:00 am
Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Dave Cox can't watch medical programs on television or anything violent after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. The Highland resident doesn't sleep well, and he doesn't like crowds.

September 26, 2010 12:00 am
Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Norman Hemphill Jr. was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after his last tour in Iraq, where he worked on the front lines with Indiana National Guard.

September 26, 2010 12:00 am
Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Local veterans struggle with PTSD as civilians hope to raise awareness

Sporting a Mohawk on the sidelines, Norman Hemphill Jr. takes solace in helping coach North Newton High School football. The DeMotte man was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder after returning from a tour of duty in Iraq last year with the Indiana National Guard. Like many of his f…

September 26, 2010 12:00 am
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