Army hero dismissed after admitting he suffered from PTSD

An Army officer who defused almost 100 Taliban bombs in Afghanistan has been dumped from the Army after 27 years because he sought help for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. 

Major Wayne Owers, 46, approached Army medics after he suffered nightmares and anxiety attacks over what he witnessed in Afghanistan. 

After receiving treatment for two years the Army decided he was no longer fit to serve and gave him a medical discharge along with £6,000. 

Major Wayne Owers, pictured, said he received £6,000 from the army after he was medically discharged for medical reasons after admitting he was suffering from PTSD

Major Owers, pictured here in Afghanistan, defused almost 100 bombs in just six months 

Major Owers, pictured here in Afghanistan, defused almost 100 bombs in just six months 

According to the Sunday Mirror, Mr Owers was not offered a non-operation post, unlike fellow soldiers who have suffered a physical

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