Veterans and their families are hoping to raise awareness about an alarming problem.
The number of military suicides is at a record high.
A group called the NOLA Patriots rallied for awareness at a Veterans' Memorial in Louisiana.
Andrew O'Brien survived a tour in Iraq... But he nearly succumbed to the depression that followed when he returned.
Now, O'Brien is sharing his story with others... In hopes of shedding light on a growing problem.
Last year, more active duty military died from suicide than in combat.