The People’s Record Memorial Day Dedication (photo source)
The suicide rate of United States veterans is an epidemic:
Veterans account for up to one fifth of all suicides in America.
6,500 US military veterans commit suicide every year.
Soldiers in service take their own lives once every 36 hours.
18 veterans commit suicide every day.
Only 1 percent of Americans serve in the military, yet the suicide rate of veterans accounts for a fifth of the overall total in the US.
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EDIT: Click here for a complete list of The People’s Record’s Memorial Day dedications.

The People’s Record Memorial Day Dedication (photo source)

The suicide rate of United States veterans is an epidemic:

  • Veterans account for up to one fifth of all suicides in America.
  • 6,500 US military veterans commit suicide every year.
  • Soldiers in service take their own lives once every 36 hours.
  • 18 veterans commit suicide every day.
  • Only 1 percent of Americans serve in the military, yet the suicide rate of veterans accounts for a fifth of the overall total in the US.

(Source)

EDIT: Click here for a complete list of The People’s Record’s Memorial Day dedications.

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