Rising trend of veteran suicides at VA facilities

Capitol Review

This month alone, at least three veterans have committed suicide at Veterans Affairs facilities.

According to AMVETS, the deaths appear to be in protest of a system they say is failing to properly treat veterans. The group is now calling for a multi-agency investigation into the ongoing veteran suicide crisis.

While the VA struggles, lawmakers continue searching for ways to give veterans a reason to live, including new alternative options such as “agro-therapy.”

Brie Jackson has more.

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