The Hero Behind APK Charities

Helen Pedersen-Keiser and Bob Keiser talk about the death of their son, Special Forces Captain Andrew Pedersen-Keel and how his death in Afghanistan led them to start APK Charities.

Andrew Pedersen-Keel, Avon Old Farms
Special Forces Captain Andrew Pedersen-Keel, give to APK Charities to help CT veterans

Gatlinburg, TN
April 20, 2024

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Throughout the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, the US Military’s contingent of Special Forces has played a significant and critical role, often under the most dangerous of circumstances. Over the years, Special Forces soldiers and their families have made enormous sacrifices for their country and Connecticut’s military families have not been spared this sacrifice. On March 11, 2013, Connecticut native Capt. Andrew Pedersen-Keel was killed in action in Eastern Afghanistan while serving as the commander of his special forces detachment. He was 28 years old.

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Will introduces information about TBI and PTSD.

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Will discusses his experience with TBI.

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Will discusses his experience with PTSD.

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An interview with Helen and Bob

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