Soldier suicides are at a 26-year high and the Army confirmed 99 committed suicide while on active duty last year. 900 more tried to kill themselves. More than a quarter were those serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Reports say attempts are directly linked to the number of days troops serve in these war-torn countries.
Sound troubling to you? Troubling to Kentucky’s Col. Andrew Horne, Senior Advisor at VoteVets.org, as well. He was on Live with Dan Abrams on MSNBC last evening along with Pete Hegseth, a Vet for “Freedom”.
Take a look. Two-parter for your convenience.
The full segment is available on YouTube for your use. Links back when mentioning the clip are appreciated.
Andrew comes off sincere, as the gentleman he is and poses a great question at the very end. Can we do this for ten more years?
Full Disclosure: I worked on a previous campaign of Andrew Horne’s and consider him a good friend.