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Vietnam vet shares personal story on VA improvements

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

As Veteran’s Day approaches on Wednesday, it's important to recognize the men and women who protect and have fought for our country.

But as they come home from serving, flashbacks of war can stay with them forever.

Many returning veterans who experience nightmares, nausea, and bad migraines are diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, which is a mental illness with symptoms that start following a traumatic event.

Monday at 6, Catherine Patterson speaks with a Vietnam Veteran who shares his battle with PTSD and how veterans can benefit from the VA’s improved quality of care.

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