Fred Doucette joined the Canadian Armed Forces in the late 1960s, served in Cyprus in the 1970s and '80s, and was deployed to Bosnia in the 1990s. He returned to Canada from his last mission in 1999, was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder in 2000 and was released from the military in 2002. He now works with the Department of National Defence's Operational Stress Injury Social Support program to provide peer support to Armed Forces personnel and veterans suffering from PTSD. He is married to Janice Wiper, his wife of 35 years, and lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Festival: 2008 (Year Round)

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