U.S. Air Force
Air Force Reserve / National Guard
OEF / OIF / OND
Summoning the strength to work through challenges
Karem was exposed to direct combat experiences while serving in Iraq. He was stressed and lost a lot of weight during his deployment. When he got home, he felt on edge, and he drank heavily. Family members urged him to get support. Treatment helped him find healthy ways to cope, and he summoned the strength to work through his challenges.
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