Leader Time with Peter DeMarco

Did you know that 12 percent of all annual charitable giving occurs in the last three days of the year?

If you are still wondering what you can do to help those in need, please consider devoting your time, treasure or talents to help reduce the suicide rate among our nation’s veterans.

The media has documented the limits of the Veterans Affairs medical system to meet the needs of our wounded and sick veterans. President-elect Donald Trump has made fixing the VA health care system a priority in his first 100 days.

But the growing suicide rate among our veterans remains a terrible problem. More veterans have taken their own lives since 2001 than have died in our most recent war.

A friend and classmate of mine from West Point, Major General Dan York, founded an organization that is doing something about this disturbing trend. Dan is a tested leader, an author of eight books, a composer of seven albums and a captivating speaker.

I will let him tell you about how you can help our veterans have a brighter tomorrow in 2017.

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