Female US military Veteran Deana Martorella Orellana Deana shot herself at age 28 with a .45-caliber handgun; she couldn't talk to her family about how her deployment to Afghanistan changed her

by Paul Alexander

For female service members, veterans, this is staggering; Suicide has been main killer of U.S. personnel since the Sept. 11 attacks, especially for women; we MUST help! Keep pounding cracks/crevices


Suicide takes more military lives than combat, especially among women

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255). You can also text a crisis counselor by messaging the Crisis Text Line at 741741.