June 2016

The Military Tragedy The Media Didn’t Notice

Murder, suicide, and workplace violence are endemic to members of the American armed forces. Since 2001, more active-duty military personnel have committed suicide than have been killed in Afghanistan. The suicide rate among recent veterans…


Soldier raises awareness, breaks record: longest distance run while wearing gas mask

By Nicholas Holmes FORT STEWART, Ga. – In Greenville, South Carolina, Sgt.1st Class Augusto Piñeiro, a combat engineer and platoon sergeant with Company B, 9th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry…


Sex Is Never The Same For Vets With PTSD, But Women Fare Worse

Veterans who return home with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also struggle with their sex lives, suggests a recent study published in the Journal of Traumatic Stress. The researchers examined data taken from a long-running…


American Warrior Initiative launches #AWI22Challenge campaign to provide service dogs for U.S. Veterans

LEESVILLE, La., April 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In an effort to support programs that work to eradicate veteran suicide, Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation’s nonprofit American Warrior Initiative (AWI) started the 22 For Warriors Campaign: #AWI22Challenge….


Ministry wants to build tiny houses for combat veterans

Donnie Davis is motivated by the number 22. That’s the number of U.S. military veterans who commit suicide on average each day. It’s the reason the Franklinville native and retired Air Force veteran decided that…