JAMESTOWN – A veteran who’s made national headlines for two books he’s written that deal with military service and PTSD will be in Jamestown at the end of October.
Luis Carlos Montalván, a 17-year U.S Army Veteran, will be appearing at Jamestown Community College to speak about his experiences returning from war and his relationship with his faithful service dog named Tuesday.
Montalván is the bestselling author of “Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him” and “Tuesday Tucks Me In.”
The veteran will talk about a range of topics including issues relating to current service members, military veterans and their families; and how service animals can be used to help those who are disabled or recovering from a traumatic life event.
The event is free to the public and will take place Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 6:30 -8:30 p.m. at Jamestown Community College in the Arts and Sciences Building, Sarita Weeks Room, 525 Falconer Street, Jamestown, NY 14701.
Seating is limited to 120 people on a first come first serve basis. A book signing and a meet and greet with Luis Carlos Montalván and Tuesday will immediately follow the event. Books will be available for purchase at the event.
This event is a collaboration of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and Chautauqua Tapestry.