Iraq, Afghanistan veteran from St. Louis found dead after struggle with PTSD

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on November 11, 2013 at 9:06 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 12 at 7:25 AM

(KMOV.com) -- St. Louis native Captain Casey McCausland was a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He was one of 300,000 veterans of those wars to be diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder, something that typically results from the kind of dramatic, emotional events many soldiers experience at war.

After surviving a violent explosion while deployed, McCausland struggled to cope with the pain of his wartime memories when he returned home. This is is story. 

There are many organizations reaching out to veterans in need. One of them is mission continues. 

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