January 19, 2010
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - JUNE 14: Jesus Bocanegra, 24, discusses his experiences as an Army soldier in Iraq at a Quaker pacifist center June 14, 2006 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bocanegra has been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, a result of his service in Iraq in 2003-04. ?They say you go off to war to become a man. But does killing people really make you a man?' he says. Bocanegra struggles daily to deal with things he saw and did in Iraq. Now Bocanegra is on several anti-depression drugs and struggles to recover from the mental strain of a year at war.