A horrific local stat:
"There have been at least 12 other (suicide) attempts on VA property in the past five years. Six of those attempts took place on Kansas City’s campus. The other six took place on the eastern campuses which include Topeka and Leavenworth."
And so, here's a reality check about military life as returning soldiers need more help as endless wars endure . . . Read more:
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Mike Douglas shot and killed himself inside his truck at the VA parking lot on June 13. He suffered from PTSD and, most recently, cancer. Douglas served in the Navy during Vietnam. He loved guns, knives and swords. "He said I don't care where you bury me don't bury me at Leavenworth.