There's no better indicator of the fight we’re in right now.
57% higher risk. More than 1.5x the national average.
To get a better picture of the battle we’re fighting, consider the following:
veteran suicides in 2020
consecutive years with 6,000+ veteran suicides
veterans have died by suicide since 2001
leading cause of death in veterans under age 45
Depending on branch, up to 31% of service members develop PTSD after returning from combat.
The rate of suicide for veterans in the LGBTQ+ community is up to 7x higher than for non-LGBTQ+ veterans.
More than 40% of female veterans report experiencing military sexual harassment or military sexual trauma.
More than 1-in-10 U.S. veterans have been diagnosed with a substance abuse disorder.
Every donation we receive helps empower service members, veterans and their families with critical resources and support.
The Battalion is our team of veteran lifesavers, standing side-by-side with us in the fight to solve the military and veteran suicide crisis. By joining The Battalion, you are helping veterans and service members find their way back to a life worth living.
You have the power to save lives in our military community. Because this is personal.
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