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The Veteran community of southern New Jersey came together on July 13 to end Veteran suicide.

The joint event included the display of the Flags of Forgotten Soldiers, which serves as a visual reminder of those we’ve lost to suicide. For the last 30 days, 600 flags have flown at the site of the event to memorialize the Veterans we’ve lost because of suicide.

“Our purpose for creating these displays is to inspire someone to reach out and help a Veteran in need,” said John Demarco, a member of the Knights of Columbus of South New Jersey.

Local Veteran Service Organizations and the Wilmington VA Medical Center Outreach team were on hand to provide suicide prevention resources.  Continue reading here…

See also: https://www.army.mil/article/238814/flags_for_the_forgotten

 

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