Coming Home San Antonio: Eric Alva
Staff Sergeant Eric Alva served in the Marine Corps for 13 years. In March of 2003, he stepped on a land mine and lost his right leg, making him the first Marine injured in the Iraq war. Despite dealing with PTSD and losing his leg, Eric continues being an active person, living life and looking forward to the future. Video courtesy of KLRN. Watch and listen to more public media stories about veterans.