Navy Veteran 200 mile walk

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As a former search and rescue swimmer, Navy veteran Michael Dowens is used to helping others, but starting Thursday morning he’ll begin a grueling new mission on dry land.

Dowens, 37, a police officer in Holmdel, and a friend are walking from the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans Memorial in his town to the national Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C., to raise money to help veterans get treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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