The Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando a year ago killed 49 people. It was a horrific scene for first responders, and some are still struggling to cope with what they saw that night.
In a minority of cases, violent behavior accompanies post-traumatic stress disorder. Military spouses can become victims, and there are few resources around to help them.
The Army has “separated” more than 22,000 soldiers for “misconduct” since 2009 — often without benefits — after they returned from war with mental health problems or brain injuries.
“Murph just worked harder than everybody else it seemed like, just because he was always giving as much as he could give. He definitely took care of the guy to his left and to his right,” says Mike Mercer.