Young Veteran Suicide Rate Has Risen Significantly
Suicide rates have jumped substantially among young military veterans, according to new data from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans aged 18 to 34 have higher rates of suicide than any other age group, the VA says in its National Suicide Data Report. The rate for those young veterans increased to 45 suicide deaths […]more
Tiny House Community in Florida for Homeless Veterans
The community would go up in LaVilla, an historic neighborhood that the city of Jacksonville is targeting for revitalization including a new transit center and residential units, according to the Jacksonville Times-Union. LaVilla, established in 1866, was the city’s first suburb and started out as mostly black, eventually attracting immigrant groups including Greeks, Syrians and […]more
Invictus Games Preparation Underway!
Private Peter Brown sustained an injury serious enough to prevent him performing his duties as a parachute rigger in the Australian Defence Force. Yet, he explains, “from the outside looking in, a lot of people wouldn’t know that I shattered my leg.” “Coming from that is the mental side of things,” he said. “Having people […]more
Fort Hoods Post-Wide Clean Up Goal
Fort Hood units banded together this week with one common goal – clean up the installation. “There are 760 debris piles that are throughout the training area. Some are concertina wire, some could be old mattresses, old wood, old engineer stakes,” explained Fort Hood Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Byron C. Larsen. “What we’re doing is, […]more