Fighting a War at Home

We often make it known far and wide when we support the troops during conflicts.  But what happens when that fanatical support dissolves once they get home?

One of the most shocking statistic available today is one involving our veterans.  Twenty Two.  That's how many servicemen and women will take their lives.  Known for being hard and courageous, showing any sign of vulnerability can often be near impossible for our veterans.

A main cause to this problem can be seen in the VA system and it's endless red tape along with its beyond poor response time to those seeking help.  The article below highlights this exact issue, showing a family who lost a much more that a family member, and his efforts in vain to get help for his mental health issues, right up until his death by suicide, in the parking lot of the VA that failed him.

The parking lot suicides