At Platoon 22 we are working to combat the ever-rising Veteran suicide rate. Each day, more than twenty of our Veterans are lost to suicide. To combat these numbers civic engagement is key.
Not the same as going to the VA. They do employ many Veteran counselors (but not exclusively). Each Vet Center has an OEF/OIF Outreach person and all of these positions are staffed by OEF/OIF vets. Flexible hours.
To provide sustained, confidential peer support to any veteran, service member, family member, or caregiver whenever they have an issue, wherever they are in the world. We help before challenges turn into crises.