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COAST GUARD VETERAN WALKING ACROSS AMERICA TO RAISE AWARENESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH

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Robert Luna is Walking From Alabama to California to Raise Awareness for Mental Health Issues in the Military

STONINGTON, Conn., July 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to strengthening the Coast Guard community and service by supporting members and families, announced that Robert Luna, a retired Coast Guard veteran and chief petty officer, is walking from Alabama to California to raise awareness for mental health issues in the military and support for the Coast Guard Foundation’s programs. Like many veterans, he has struggled with mental health since leaving the service. Luna’s journey, “AL2LA”, began in Elwell Park in Weaver, Ala. on May 18, 2024, and will conclude at USCG Base Los Angeles/Long Beach in Los Angeles, Calif. in September.