Erik Goepner

Col Erik Goepner, US Air Force, commanded Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul in Afghanistan (2010) and the 886th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron in Iraq (2007).  He is currently the commander of the 11th Security Forces Group at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.

The prevalence of PTSD and mental disorders in weak and failed states is exacerbated by insurgencies, defying efforts break the cycle.