Matt joined the Army when he was 19 and was posted to both Iraq and Afghanistan.
“We were on the frontline,” he says of the experience.
“Afghanistan was very full-on. We had a lot of situations where we had to defend our lives.”
Of course, it was also challenging for Matt’s brother Luke and their family.
“You’re definitely worried because you hear no news,” says Luke.
“We had no contact with him – he was deep for two or three months.”
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