"A Boston University study published this June states over 30,000 active-duty personnel and veterans of the post-9/11 wars died by suicide, significantly more than the 7,000+ who died in post-9/11 war operations. Another disturbing statistic is the low percentage of veterans who take advantage of the GI Bill—the bill designed to give hope and financial support for veterans, so they can build significant and rewarding careers after their military service. And when service women and men join us at our universities, a 2015 study from Syracuse University showed more than half (53%) believe colleges and universities don’t acknowledge their military-earned skills and strengths." Continue reading here.

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