They say the army looks after its own, but apparently only when it suits them.

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Major Wayne Owers was honoured three times for gallantry after defusing 93 bombs in Afghanistan – then confided in military doctors about his terrifying nightmares.

Wayne Owers had a secret battle against PTSD (Image: Roland Leon/Sunday Mirror)

The dashing Army officer embodied the bravery of Britain’s Armed Forces on the front line.

Gallant Major Wayne Owers was honoured three times by the Queen, saved countless lives and defused nearly 100 bombs in Afghanistan.

Yet his 27-year decorated career ended with him being dumped – after he asked for help in battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The bomb disposal expert confided in military doctors after suffering terrifying nightmares and anxiety attacks from the horrors he witnessed.

But after two years of treatment he was told that he was unfit to serve any more, despite medical experts saying his condition was improving.

Rather than offering him a non-operational posting, as had happened…

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