NATIONAL PETITION

To The Office of The President of the United States, Congress

The U.S. Military and the Democratic and Republican Parties

 

Prevent Veteran Suicide by Addressing the Hidden Wounds of War 

Before Service Members Leave The Military

 

Petition Objectives

Lower the rate of suicide and accident deaths among Veterans and to help Veterans and their families better prepare for the trials of homecoming

   

 

Petition 

Part 1

Veterans

A Petition to mandate the Department of Defense to develop and implement a comprehensive psychological and emotional training for all military personnel prior to and immediately following separation from military service with special care for combat and combat related job specialties. Just as "boot camp" and basic training transforms a civilian into member of the Armed Services of the United States, this "homecoming preparedness training" must be thorough, professional, tested, and effective.

 

Part 2

Families

A Petition to mandate the Departments of Defense to develop nationally standardized and readily available homecoming preparedness resources for families, employers and caregivers of veterans, with particular emphasis around the needs of Combat Veterans with both visible and invisible wounds.

 

Change.org provides the opportunity for this message to be heard and acted upon by our government

 

How to Participate

1. Go to Change.org to sign the petition

 

2. Join the Social Media Campaign on Facebook and become a friend and follower of the national petition drive

 

Please, lend your voice and lets get homecoming right this time!

One last thing...

If you can afford to donate even $10, $50 or $100 or more 

Another way to help is to provide donations to help us purchase Purple Star flags to send to the families of fallen Veterans and to pay for the ongoing resources to successfully accomplish the objectives of this national petition. 

Please give what you can, Thank you.

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