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Episode 2: The Grenadier Walk of Oman

Overcoming. A Walking With The Wounded Podcast

Release Date: 04/14/2021

In the latest episode of 'Overcoming', WWTW Ambassador, Duncan Slater, sits down with Brian and Sean, both veterans and two members of the Walk of Oman team- Walking With The Wounded’s latest international expedition. 

Sean joined the Armed Forces in 1986 as an Infantryman. He served for 12 years between 1986 and 2014, leaving and later rejoining. He served on operational tours including Afghanistan and served his last tour in 2009. It was during this last tour Sean witnessed many traumatic events and was later diagnosed with PTSD and hearing and nerve damage. He was medically discharged in 2014.

Brian joined the Armed Forces in October 1990 aged 17 and served in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Royal Military Police, and Military Provost Staff Regiment. Brian served in 7 operational tours including Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant. Upon leaving the military, Brian was treated for complex PTSD due to exposure to multiple traumas.

Both Brian and Sean are heading out to Oman in October 2021 to take part in The Grenadier Walk of Oman. 

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