Home Depot co-founder and Atlanta philanthropist Bernie Marcus says his foundation is working to open 20 facilities across the country to serve veterans with mental trauma.

Speaking at the Veterans in Business Awards event Thursday, Marcus said no one is talking about the “terrible calamity” of 20 U.S. military veterans committing suicide daily.

“If you spend time with these kids, every single one of them, from generals down, has contemplated suicide — several of them, before they got in the…

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Veterans in Business honoree Bernie Marcus: 'Our work is just starting' (Photos)