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For many veterans, when the time come to leaves the defence forces, it's a strange and unknown world they enter.
But now, a program is hoping to help veterans make the transition, and talk about how to move on and build a new life.
Raemus Rover Racing is the brainchild of Ian Baker, himself a 30-year army veteran.
The high-speed, high-adrenaline activity puts participants through their places.
"We demonstrate they can achieve things they never thought they could in an environment they've never considered," Ian told A Current Affair.
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"We've developed the program over the past five-six years, and more so in the last two years we've developed the program to what we call adrenaline therapy."
With most of the program's participants used to driving tanks and firing weapons, the idea is to replicate that adrenaline rush and then get them to start talking.
Ian shares with them his own story of post-military depression.
Former soldier and Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation ambassador Tim Thomas, who works closely with Ian, said the program was saving lives.
"Something like this creates energy, creates options, creates hope," Tim said.
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Corporal Carl Ryan and gunner Matthew Barrett are both about to be medically discharged.
Both have only ever known a life of military service, and now, the program is helping them set themselves up for the future.
"Having that link where you have people to talk to and they have their experiences where they've done this, this and this, I like it," Carl said.
Matthew, who said he had entered the military straight after school, said he was trying to find his "career path".
Heather McCarthy, who spent five years in the military before leaving to start a family, took part in the program earlier this year.
Now, she volunteers to help out.
"You come out here and you know you can see the excitement already, and then you hop in and the excitement far exceeds anything that you'd hope for," she said.
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So far, the program has helped more than 500 veterans.
It's funded through RSL Queensland, as part of the organisation's mission to curb post-traumatic stress disorder.
And the results speak for themselves.
"The families contact us weeks later and say, 'I don't know what you did, but thank you, I got my husband back'," Ian said.
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