Tag Archive | Military

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – More U.S. #Veterans Have Committed #Suicide In The Last Decade Than Died In The #Vietnam War

By Marco Margaritoff Since 2008, more than 60,000 #U.S. #veterans have taken their own lives, with more than half of those deaths via firearms U.S. Department of Defense/Senior Airman Donald Hudson Veterans pay their respects at a #VeteransDay ceremony in Japan in 2017. 6,139 #veterans killed themselves that year. When #soldiers return home from war, they […]

#JamesDonaldson on #MentalHealth – #Suicide Has Been Deadlier Than Combat For The #Military

The Pentagon has made strides in helping those in need, but the rate of deaths is rising. By Carol Giacomo Ms. Giacomo is a member of the editorial board. Struggling with #mental demons, Kayla Williams went to her bathroom and held a gun in her hand, contemplating suicide. It was 2004, and she’d been home for […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – Coaxing #Veterans Into Treatment To Prevent #Suicides

1 / 1 Retired Army veteran Everett Brockington sits outside the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Charleston, South Carolina. He says most #veterans he knows who are struggling with #suicidalthoughts are not receiving #mentalhealthcare. (Christine Vestal/The Pew Charitable Trusts/TNS) #JamesDonaldson notes:  Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and […]

#JamesDonaldsononMentalHealth – The Overwhelming Number Of #Suicidal #Military Members, And The Neglect They Face

Simon Harold Walker Experts claim the amount of money the Ministry of Defence spends on mental healthcare for veterans is not enough In 1916, a young British private in northern France wrote home to his parents explaining his decision to take his own life. A survivor of the early days of the Somme, considered one of the most brutal […]

James Donaldson on Mental Health – Active-Duty Army Suicides Reach Highest Level Since 2012

James Donaldson notes: Welcome to the “next chapter” of my life… being a voice and an advocate for mental health awareness and suicide prevention, especially pertaining to our younger generation of students and student-athletes. Getting men to speak up and reach out for help and assistance is one of my passions. Us men need to […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Charm Offensive: How China’s Soft Power is Transforming the World by Joshua Kurlantzick

As I am getting to know the country of China better and better over the years (I spend about eight months a year over the last four years here in mainland China) I am starting to understand more and more about their “MO” of how they want to go about spreading their influence throughout the […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review – Dereliction of Duty by Robert Patterson

      http://www.audible.com/pd/Nonfiction/Dereliction-of-Duty-Audiobook/B006OBVBSY   While I’m not the biggest Bill Clinton fan, it’s pretty obvious that author, Robert Patterson bares all in this book about his disdain (and not just about the presidency) for former Pres. Bill Clinton and his administration.   Patterson makes it clear that he stayed on board to do the […]


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