26 Jun '16, 6am

Fireworks season can trigger #PTSD for veterans

Facebook.com/MilitarywithPTSD Related Veteran-turned-teacher testifies pep rally triggered his PTSD Mourning period being lifted Tuesday for US troops on Okinawa July 4 fireworks, live bands canceled at US bases in Japan Lewis-McChord closes Freedom Fest to general public SOUTHERN INDIANA — Stationed in Khandahar, Afghanistan, for nine months in 2012, Sgt. Matthew Thomason got used to falling asleep to the lullaby of gunfire and explosions — so much so that he could tell what kind of weapon was being fired just by the sound. When he returned home in September 2013, he thought he would miss the noise of war as he transitioned back to the quiet civilian world. The first time he heard the crack of fireworks around July 4 the following year, he realized how wrong he was. Thomason, a 28-year-old Louisville native and Sellersburg resident, remembers being at that first Independe...

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