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His dark battle

  • COURTESY STAFF SGT. ROBERT A. HAM
    Courtesy Staff Sgt. Robert A. Ham Staff Sgt. Robert A. Ham's award-winning minidocumentary "Level Black -- PTSD and the War at Home" focuses on Staff Sgt. Billy Caviness, a Schofield Barracks soldier who developed post-traumatic stress disorder after he was badly wounded in Afghanistan two years ago. Caviness displays the shrapnel doctors removed from his body.
  • COURTESY STAFF SGT. ROBERT A. HAM
    Billy Caviness wife, Tina.
  • COURTESY STAFF SGT. ROBERT A. HAM
    Billy takes a number of prescription medications, above, and is in the Warrior Transition Battalion at Schofield Barracks.
  • COURTESY STAFF SGT. ROBERT A. HAM
    In “Level Black — PTSD?and the War at Home,” Staff?Sgt. Billy Caviness and his wife, Tina, are honest in their description of Billy’s struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder.

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