In June 1986, Jeffrey Bykerk entered the military.
He served in the Gulf War and rose to the rank of sergeant. He also lead a squad in Somalia during a peacekeeping mission around the time of Operation Black Hawk Down.
Among all the memories, there s one that overshadows them all.
Since returning home in 1998, he said that traumatic event has made life difficult to live normally.
For one, he s often afraid to leave his home.