Ninja Tom Memorial Tribute Ride 2015
I never had a chance to meet Ninja Tom and unfortunately I never will. Ninja Tom suffered from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and took his own life before I had the opportunity. From the personal stories people told while filming this video I believe I would have liked him and would have called him a friend.
In the last few years I've learned a lot about PTSD and unless you've been living in a cave or under a rock you have too but in the chance you do you can find countless movies, books, and articles to help educate you on the subject.
Anyway, I'll keep this short and sweet... If you or anyone close to you is suffering from PTSD and have yet to seek help I strongly encourage you to do so. Don't be afraid to step forward and seek help, there are many programs in place to help with PTSD. Don't wait until it's too late and end up like Ninja Tom.
Below I have embedded the last video Ninja Tom made before his death.
Sgt. Thuong (Tommy) Dang
Camp Hope | A PTSD Foundation of America Outreach