|Tyler at HVAF|
For many soldiers being away from home can be isolating. It was no different for Tyler who served in the U.S. Air Force for 22 months. After being honorably discharged he came home to Indianapolis and spent nearly two decades working as a painter. However, soon the physical labor took a toll on his body. He was unable to hold down a job and support himself. Tyler became depressed and turned to alcohol to cope. As his health worsened he struggled financially to support himself.