Chuck Ayars answers questions about his struggles overcoming the serious brain injury he suffered from a car bomb while serving as a United States Army infantryman in Iraq during the office of Multicultural Affairs' meeting of the Mayor's Council on Disability. Ayars along with former Marine Nathan Dale agreed that it is often harder for military persons who saw combat to find jobs in comparison to those who did not because of the public's misunderstanding about what PTSD actually does.
Photo by Alex Washburn /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Tuesday, October 4th, 2011
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