COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The American Legion held a walk for veterans Saturday morning.
The walk was led by the American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett.
Barnett says the purpose of this walk is to raise public awareness about the crucial issues facing America's veterans and their families
"Each and every day, there are 22 veterans that commit suicide every day that is a tragedy of this nation. We need to raise awareness of their health issues, their emotional needs, and how we can support veterans, said Barnett.
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