Ahead of Veterans Day, Biden administration focuses on veteran suicides

Veterans make up about 7.9% of the U.S. population, but account for about 13.5% percent of suicides in the country, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Bill in General Assembly would increase the tax credit for living organ donors

After returning home from Iraq, Army veteran Kellen Leech, who was deployed three times over the course of 14 year, wrestled with his mental health: PTSD, survivor’s guilt and depression — until he read a Facebook post about Ellery Payton.
Payton’s previous kidney transplant failed, and in 2012 he needed another one; Leech, a Prince George’s County, Maryland, resident, decided he wanted to donate his.

Operation Homecoming aims to eliminate veteran homelessness in Montgomery County by 2016

The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless is on a mission:to house all homeless veterans identified in Montgomery County by the end of 2015.