More Vietnam vets are getting assistance for PTSD
Published: March 30, 2014 - 08:52 PM
By Jim Carney
Beacon Journal staff writer
Former Akron resident Peter Halas, pictured in a 1967 photo, recently received a Post Traumatic Stress Disorder disability from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Nearly 46 years after he was wounded in Vietnam, he applied and received a disability from the VA after beginning to talk about the war with VA counselors and remember specific things that happened. (Courtesy Peter Halas)
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