The Boston Marathon is a 26.2-mile race. But for a Marine, the last 100 yards were the toughest. Don.
'Wounded: The Battle Back Home' - Operation Honor
"Wounded: The Battle Back Home," the documentary-style film series that brings to life the experiences of warriors with both visible and invisible wounds continues with Marine Corps Veteran Jamel Daniels, who was inspired to enlist in the military following the tragic terrorist events of 9/11. While wrapping up his final day of an eight-month tour in Iskandariya, Iraq, Daniels’ unit fell upon an improvised explosive device (IED) while on patrol. The blast killed three Marines and resulted in the loss of one of Daniels’ legs. In this episode of Wounded: The Battle Back Home, Daniels shares the raw details of his final day in Iraq and opens up about the depression, alcoholism and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that developed as a result of his injuries and survivors guilt.