"We are not getting into our career field for the safety of it."
"As smart as I thought I was, my kids knew from day one there was something wrong."
"I figured the military would buy me some time to sort of figure out what I was doing."
"I’m a student, I’m a veteran, I’m not active duty. This is me now."
"I didn't know how to deal with the things that we had seen, that we had experienced."
"You’re young like that you think you’re immortal. You really do."
"I've had four or five guys that I served with who committed suicide."
"It was a long difficult road, and I would do it again if somebody asked me to."
"I almost got killed a few times, almost. Close calls. Close calls."
"They will be my friends for life. They’ll be my family for life."
"I used to be a real patient dude, but that's gone away."