PTSD Awareness Wall

In memory of soldiers everywhere who have fallen to hidden wounds

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Only 1 in 2 veterans will choose to seek therapy. Half of those left untreated will be crippled by their PTSD. But of those who are treated, 50% say they have received “minimally adequate” treatment.


Don’t let your case become apart of the statistic, you are not alone.

Raising awareness and honoring soldiers

Each of these ribbons represents a life lost to PTSD. Teal for PTSD, and purple for the Purple Heart each soldier deserves. For every ribbon there are family and friends hurt by PTSD… parents who have buried a child, a child with one less parent, a widow, a sibling, a friend.


Chad O Memorial Ribbon
USMC Cpl. Chad Eric Oligschlaeger died in his barracks of multiple drug toxicity from PTSD medications.
McComsey Memorial Ribbon
USN OS2 Joseph A. McComsey, 1986-2010
Grese Memorial Ribbon
USN Corpsman Kelli M. Grese, 1973-2010
Rodriguez Memorial Ribbon
USMC LCpl. Nicholas Rodriguez, 1987–2011
White Memorial Ribbon
Cpl. Andrew R. White, 1985-2008
Hill Memorial Ribbon
Sgt. Kyle Q. Hill, 1982-2008
Freire Memorial Ribbon
LCpl. Ezequiel Freire, 1989-2010
Bachus Memorial Ribbon
GySgt. Christopher Scott Bachus, 1969-2008
Mena Memorial Ribbon
Sr. Airman Anthony P. Mena, 1986-2009
Sitko Memorial Ribbon
PFC Jacob Sitko, 1989-2011
McElroy Memorial Ribbon
Staff Sgt. James McElroy, 1980-2011
Reilly Memorial Ribbon
Sgt. Shawn “Rangersmurf” Reilly, 1967-2011. Purple Heart, three Campaign Stars, U.S. Army Commendation, Army Achievement, National Defense Service. Combat Jump Wings in Panama Operation Just Cause with 75th Ranger Batallion, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom with 181st Engineer Company

Check back later, more ribbons are on the way. If you would like to add a ribbon, please complete the form below. If you’d like to make a donation, please know 100% of all donations made to the Chad O. Foundation for PTSD are used to further awareness, education, and to support the soldiers and families affected by PTSD.

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