Marc LaVoie
February 12, 2018 - 6:39 am
The numbers behind the veteran suicide rate are alarming for Kansas and Missouri, where the rates are significantly higher than the overall national rate. One local man attempted suicide after he survived a battle that his comrades did not. "I started getting the guilt of maybe I did something...
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KC Camo Day
Jim Cunningham
November 09, 2017 - 6:06 am
Kansas Citians are covered in camouflage outfits on Thursday, and it has nothing to do with hunting. Camo Day is set aside as a show of support for veterans, especially those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The event also serves as a benefit for Warriors' Ascent, a Kansas City-based non-profit...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 25, 2017 - 6:39 am
A movie opening in theaters Friday tells the story of soldiers from Fort Riley, Kansas and their struggle to adjust to life stateside. "Thank You for your Service" stars Miles Teller and showcases veterans who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The lead character and others have trouble...
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Bill Grady
May 05, 2017 - 7:22 am
A veteran's group is holding a seminar in Kansas City to fight against the stigma attached to post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Vietnam Veterans of America will share information with people who are suffering at Optimist Hall, 11154 Blue Ridge Blvd. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m...
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