The Washington Post tells the tragic story of Portsmouth native Robert Guzzo Jr., who died on Nov. 12, 2012.
Robert Bryan Guzzo Jr., 33, was a beloved father, son, Navy SEAL, Portsmouth High School football star and "a ham for the camera," according to a story by The Washington Post's online TV show The Fold. The Fold interviews Guzzo's family and friends, who discuss how Guzzo suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after serving in Iraq's "Triangle of Death." Guzzo reportedly commited suicide on Nov. 12, in San Diego, CA, after suffering for years from PTSD. According to his family, Guzzo "feared seeking treatment for PTSD would endanger his (military) career." To watch the full story from The Fold, reported by a former classmate of Guzzo's, click here.
Rob Guzzo Jr., a former Portsmouth High School football player, Iraq War veteran and Transformers actor, died on Monday, Nov. 12.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a beloved and well-known former Portsmouth High School graduate, Iraq War veteran and actor, after his death on Monday. Robert Bryan Guzzo Jr., 33, died Monday, Nov. 12, in San Diego, CA, according to the Poway-Bernardo Mortuary. Born on Jan. 3, 1979 in San Diego, CA, Guzzo was a graduate of Portsmouth High School and a former member of the football team. He was also a graduate of SUNY Cortland, where he received a bachelor's degree in sociology, according to his IMDB resume. According to a local blog, Guzzo was a Navy SEAL who enlisted in response to the 9/11 attacks. He served in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. Guzzo later went on to work as an actor in California, according to his IMDB …