MONDAY MUSINGS

Tangible Ways to Thank Our Veterans

Today America celebrates Veterans Day. Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace — although it’s largely intended to thank living veterans for their sacrifices. As a mom and daughter of military men, I am especially mindful of what this day means. Pictured above is my oldest son,… Continue reading Tangible Ways to Thank Our Veterans

MONDAY MUSINGS

What’s Being Done to Prevent Veteran Suicide?

  The latest report by the Department of Veterans Affairs from July 2016 finds that 20 veterans committed suicide each day in 2014. In 2010, the Department of Veterans Affairs estimated the veteran suicide rate to be 22 veterans per day, based on three million medical records from 20 states. The 2016 findings were based… Continue reading What’s Being Done to Prevent Veteran Suicide?