Just keep in mind that the chances of him wanting to open up and talk about it — let alone seek help — are slim to none, at least at first.
This will be trying for you, but imagine how he feels. Military men have likely traveled to parts of the world you have not, and can tell you facts about different cultures/countries/states. Military men are used to being thrown into countries and situations with which they are unfamiliar, so when traveling, always expect to have a great navigator around.
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