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Ligonier man walks memorial-to-memorial to raise awareness about veteran suicides

Navy veteran David Rogers, 62, of Ligonier walks along Route 30 as he makes his way Thursday from Ligonier to Latrobe to raise awareness of veteran suicides.

In the United States, more than 6,200 veterans committed suicide in 2019. And the suicide risk for veterans that year was 52.3% higher than that of the general population, according to the Veterans Affairs Department’s 2021 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Report.

Source: The Tribune-Review

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