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Personal Stories

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.

Video Profile: Cmdr. (Chaplain) Steve Dundas

During Chaplain Dundas' deployment to Iraq, he experienced combat first-hand while providing support to service members. He returned home feeling depressed, angry and disconnected from his faith, but with the support of his command, he received care and learned tools and tips for coping with PTSD.