Ten years after the start of the war in Afghanistan and more than eight years since the invasion of Iraq, what do we know about the lasting emotional impact of fighting in such conflicts?
And how has the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder changed since the wars began?
In this series, we're focusing on the stories of veterans from Southwest Virginia — and the treatment available to them at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salem.
Contact Us: The reporting & production team
Videographer: Ryan Loew
Photo editor: Natalee Waters
Copy editor: Rich Mathieson
Site design/production: Meg Martin
Print design: Andrew Svec
Graphics: Rob Lunsford