Saturday, October 29, 2016

Sgt. James Morrison, Soldier-Firefighter Laid to Rest

Soldier, firefighter who died of apparent suicide given hero’s escort
Westchester 12 News
October 27, 2016
Morrison’s parents say that their son’s death is proof that post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, is very real among the military.
GARNERVILLE - A Rockland soldier and longtime Hillcrest firefighter who recently died of an apparent suicide in Colorado got a hero's escort to Garnerville on Thursday.

Sgt. James Morrison, of Wesley Hills, was on active duty at Fort Carson when he died Wednesday. The 28-year-old also used to be a firefighter in Hillcrest, joining the department when he was a teenager.

Morrison had been deployed to Afghanistan three times and later re-enlisted back in the United States.
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