For Texas City native Kevin Woods, the transition back to civilian life after a stint in the Navy didn’t begin so smoothly.

Woods missed the camaraderie and brotherhood of the service and began to self-medicate with alcohol and attempted suicide three times before finding a support group in a nonprofit called Impact A Hero, he said.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

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