Most Recent Medal of Honor Recipient Focuses on PTSD

Ty Carter has received the Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama for his courage under fire, for running into an exposed battlefield time and time again to rescue a fallen friend during the deadly Battle of Kamdesh in 2009. He’s one of only eight men to receive the award for exemplary heroism in the Afghanistan War. Carter has spoken openly about his struggles with PTSD. He is now “eager” to represent the troops fighting the invisible wounds of war. He addressed “the American people” at the end of his press remarks, asking for more understanding and empathy of post-war mental health issues. Read Full Article Here