DEF LEPPARD's RICK ALLEN 'Wanted To Disappear' After Losing Arm !

After visiting the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2006,Allen dedicated himself to helping war veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of sustaining injuries similar to his own.

Allen told ABC Newsin 2012: "I didn't know what my life would be like after that terrible day. It was the darkest time in my life… My desire is to encourage a support system for warriors, de-stigmatize PTSD, share their stories and offers alternative ways to pave the road to resiliency and health."