Source: Veterans Today, by Jere Beery, June 10th, 2014
Between the epidemic of veteran and active duty suicides and deaths at the hands of the Department of Veterans Affairs Healthcare system, we are killing this country’s most valuable National Treasures, our military personnel.
Last month a report came out stating a new study indicated that a veteran kills themselves every 65 minutes. A couple of months before that a report was released by the Department of Defense stating the number of active duty suicides had surpassed the number of killed in action.
In 2008 Operation Firing For Effect, Inc. attempted to bring attention to the growing number of VA related deaths by producing an audio detailing several real cases of death by the VA. OFFE was criticized heavily by a number of nationally recognized veterans’ advocates and national veteran service organizations for suggesting veterans not use the VA hospitals…
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