Navy SEAL’s Family Pushes for Recognition of Traumatic Brain Injuries After Son’s Suicide

February 9, 2020

Washington Post (February 9)

Navy SEAL’s Family Pushes for Recognition of Traumatic Brain Injuries After Son’s Suicide

Throughout his 10 years of service as a decorated Navy SEAL operator and explosives breacher, Ryan Larkin was regularly exposed to high-impact blast waves. Struggling with the psychological effects of serving in four combat tours and an undiagnosed brain injury, Larkin died by suicide on a Sunday morning in 2017, dressed in a SEAL Team shirt with the medals he earned in service next to him.



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