SEATTLE — According to the VA, between eleven to twenty percent of veterans who served in Iraq or Afganistan live with post-traumatic stress and other mental health issues, whether they've seen active combat or not. A new Facebook Watch series "The War Within" profiles three veterans living with PTSD in the aftermath of their Military service. One of those veterans is Scott Whisler, a former US Marine living in Tacoma, Washington. Whisler was diagnosed with PTSD after his deployment to Afghanistan. However, Whisler was able to find an opportunity for leadership and connection through a running and fitness club Team Red, White and Blue. Whisler joins New Day Northwest to talk about his participation in the documentary and his life after coming home.
Local Marine veteran takes part in documentary series about PTSD
Former Marine Scott Whistler was featured in a Facebook Watch series about veterans dealing with the aftermath of their military service.