Des Moines Resource Event on 6/20/15

Des Moines Resource Event on 6/20/15

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DES MOINES, Iowa-- An Iowa family that lost a soldier to post-traumatic stress is on a mission to help others in the fight of their lives.

"It's an injury of war. It's not a disorder," explains Lisa Naslund.

The Ida County mother says dropping the D from PTSD lessens the stigma. Her son, US Army SGT Dillion Naslund, was diagnosed with PTS in 2012.

"We really had expected him to come back different from war, but there was no way to prepare for what was to come," said Naslund.

The 25-year-old soldier served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The depression and the demons from his days of combat followed him home.