Posts Tagged ‘military suicides’

The WORD at the Services for the UnderServed Press Conference November 7

Monday, November 7th, 2011

At the J Walter Thompson agency on Lexington Avenue, 46 Street today.

The nervous energy before the start of the press conference announcing the SUS campaign to help U.S. military vets and soldiers could not be denied. And then things got serious.


Services for the UnderServed to Unveil Campaign About the Continuing Epidemic of Military Related Suicides and Other Issues Facing Vets

Saturday, November 5th, 2011


SUS is introducing a series of public service announcements focusing on significant issues facing U.S. military members, such as the epidemic level of suicides by active and former members of the U.S. military.

Each day 18 current or former military personnel take their own lives, according to SUS. The public service campaign will feature personal pictures and home videos provided by the suicide victims families. Over 2300 active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces have taken their own lives since January of 2001. Listen here.