Wilkie Veterans Suicide Propaganda

Pot Meet Kettle: VA Calls Out AFGE Over Veterans Suicide Propaganda

In a case of irony, the Department of Veterans Affairs called out AFGE over the use of veterans suicide as propaganda to call on...
Kayla Williams Veteran Suicide Reporting

Did RAND Alumni Take Swipe At Veterans Advocate Over Suicide Story?

RAND alumni Kayla Williams took a swipe at my reporting on DisabledVeterans.org covering the Jim Turner veteran suicide in her call for VA to...

Is VA Playing Politics With Its Suicide Prevention Dollars?

Last week, a great deal of press coverage discussed the GAO finding that VA stopped spending its money on suicide prevention advertising, but little...
Jim Turner Suicide Bay Pines VA

Retired Marine Col Ends Life Sitting On VA Records Outside Bay Pines VA

"I bet if you look at the 22 suicides a day you will see VA screwed up in 90%," wrote Jim Turner, a retired...
Actor James Woods Twitter

Actor James Woods Helps Suicidal Veteran Using Twitter

One veteran struggling with suicide received direct help from actor James Woods who called attention to the issue on Twitter. The story surfaced yesterday about...
Veteran Suicide Minneapolis VA

Minneapolis VA Failed To Prevent Parking Lot Suicide Of Patient

Reports are now surfacing of another veteran suicide in a health center parking lot immediately after discharge following observation about suicidal ideations. For the past...
Suicide Data

Die Another Day – VA Releases State-Level Veteran Suicide Data

The VA released a more comprehensive look at veteran suicides last week, as a follow-up to its 2015 National Suicide Data Report (which was...
John Watts Self-Immulsion

‘Desperate’ Veteran Sets Self On Fire In Protest At Georgia Capitol

A Georgia veteran apparently desperate and upset set himself on fire using firecrackers and flammable liquid yesterday. “He was strapped with some homemade incendiary devices...

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