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Florida veteran using the game of hockey to help others [Video]

Dave Wezniak's goal is to get veterans who may be struggling with their mental health back into a team environment.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The game of hockey is helping our local veterans get through some of the worst moments in their lives. The man behind it, a veteran himself, knows what they're going through.

"We're an organization to help veterans transition to civilian life and to prevent suicide because as you know, 22 veterans a day take their own lives," says Dave Wezniak, President and founder of "Icing the 22 Foundation," a hockey club for Jacksonville veterans. 

"Our plan is to try and stop that and use ice hockey as an outlet for them."

Wezniak joined a similar organization in Massachusetts. Now, he's bringing that concept to Jacksonville to help our veterans on the First Coast.

"I was battling PTSD myself, I lost a very close friend that I served …

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