The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has estimated that twenty-two US military Veterans commit suicide every day.
This number may not be entirely accurate. For a variety of reasons, it could be higher, or it could be lower. But either way, one suicide is too many.
This has to end.
Carry the Wounded attempts to serve as a source of news and helpful information pertaining to veterans – specifically, anything that relates to the struggles many of us face as a result of our military service. Primarily through the use of the written word, this blog is also intended to be a safe place for veterans to anonymously tell their stories without fear of judgment or ridicule.
We are actively and openly seeking editorials and other written content. If you’d like to contribute, please contact us. It is through outlets like this one that we hope to help veterans deal with their emotional pain, depression, anxiety, PTSD, anger, etc.
About the admin:
Brian is a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, Honduras, and various other places. He has a passion for doing whatever he can to help veterans and prevent veteran suicide. He works for the State of Texas, is a Life Member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and has volunteered his time to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Channel. He enjoys spending time with his family, road trips, performing voice-overs, and playing the ukulele.