Grand Rapids, MIDay of Discovery has won a 2010 Aegis Award for the 89-minute video production “The War Within: Finding Hope for Post-Traumatic Stress.” The Aegis Awards competition is the video industry’s premier contest for peer recognition of outstanding video productions and non-network TV commercials.

A distinguished panel of judges, representing industry professionals from around the country, honored “The War Within” in the Documentary category for outstanding production quality.

This documentary from Day of Discovery records the journey of marine veteran Phil Downer and army veteran Mike Wilkins. Through revealing their struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder and the struggles their wives faced, they offer hope for military vets and their families.

“Someone asked me one time, ‘When were you in Vietnam?’ I said, ‘Last night … in my dreams … in my fears.’” ~Phil Downer

For men and women who have fought in a war, the battle does not end when they go home.

Day of Discovery’s four decades of programming make it one of the oldest continually running Christian broadcasts in US television history, first airing on May 5, 1968, as a television ministry of Radio Bible Class (now known as RBC Ministries). Day of Discovery DVDs are distributed by Discovery House Publishers, part of the RBC Ministries family.

RBC Ministries offers and distributes teaching resources to millions worldwide and has offices in 37 countries including the US. Its signature publication, the daily devotional Our Daily Bread, is translated into over 40 languages. RBC Ministries changed its name from Radio Bible Class in 1994 to reflect the growth of services and resources that are offered worldwide.

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