Military life is rewarding, but it isn’t always easy. But I Can, I Will know the signs, seek care early, talk to my health care provider. Take the first step.
Every warrior has a story to tell and the Real Warriors Campaign wants to share it. We highlight real stories of service members and veterans overcoming life’s challenges.
Whether you are dealing with the psychological effects of war, coping with an addiction or struggling to adjust to civilian life, know that you are not alone. Explore the following articles and video profiles to learn more about inspiring stories of strength and perseverance within the military and veteran community.
Military life is rewarding, but it isn’t always easy. But I Can, I Will stay mission ready. Take the first step.
After losing Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan, Retired 1st Sgt. Sandoval began drinking heavily, lost interest in maintaining his health and fitness, and pulled away from family and friends. Eventually, by opening up and sharing his experiences, he began to turn his life back around.