Currently 21 verterans a day are committing suicide, where as, more Gulf War veterans have succomb to death by suicide than the actual number on the battlefield. With numbers like this The American Legion has become committed to addressing the situation that can no longer be ignored. Post 108 is one post that has made a committment to be proactive in addressing PTSD.
On January 12, 2019, OPost 108 of Lutz/Land O' Lakes, FLorida is having a discussion time event about this and other issues veterans are facing. The Keynote speaker will be Congressman Gus Bilirakis of the 12th District, also Lt. Col. Damon Friedman of SOF Missions, a not-gfor-profit group for PTSD will give a perspective of active duty and veteran effects and his organizations impact on PTSD.