Level Black - PTSD and the War at Home
This is the true story of SSG Billy Caviness and his ongoing fight with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Billy received severe injuries after he was hit by a mortar at Combat Outpost Honaker Miracle, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. After the attack Billy has struggled with severe PTSD. In this story Billy and his wife Tina talk about their struggle with his PTSD and how they have overcome the hardships surrounding it. Billy is a Purple Heart recipient and has been on four tours of duty including Bosnia, Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan -
Shot and Produced by SSG Robert A Ham, Additional Afghanistan video shot by SGT Elwyn Lovelace and SFC Mark Burrell.
Black Diamond Jet Team
Texas plant explosion - second perspectiveA fertilizer plant has exploded near Waco, Texas. The explosion was so severe over ten nearby buildings have collapsed. People 5 miles away from the blast are reporting damage. We have reports that over 50 people have been killed and over 250 injured, although this in not confirmed.
Boston police and law enforcement engage Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the second Boston bombing suspect. It is not clear if the shots were fired by the suspect, authorities or both He was held up in a grounded boat, at the end of a Watertown backyard. Dzhokar is now alive and in custody. He is being treated for serious injuries. (Watertown MA, April 19th 2013)
The Japanese Sakurajima volcano has been erupting for the past few months, with one recent eruption leaving a Japanese town blanketed in ash. This same eruption projected ash 3 miles into the air and lasted for approximately 50 minutes. The first two clips you see occurred earlier this year, following by a more recent eruption.First clip: Photovolcanica
Multiple meteors touched down in Central Russia in Ural region February 15th. These meteors caused injury from shattered windows, and broken class. It is believed these meteors broke off from the larger meteor 2012-Da14, which missed the earth by less than 30,000 miles the same day. Had Da-14 stuck earth, it would have destroyed everything within a 10 mile radius much like a nuclear bomb. In this video we see a building getting damaged.