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Veterans Suicide

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Is there a cure……?

Suicide is not a new thing, it is far too common in society. While serving in the British Army I looked upon people who committed suicide as people who wasted their lives. I thought that they were weak and inconsiderate. I mean after all the effect that their ‘selfish’ act had on friends family and so on.

I was highly trained, first and foremost I was a soldier, second to this I was a Combat Medical Technician. My job was to save lives so I was always aghast when people took their own life!

“Oh how life changes”

These thoughts were quickly reconsidered when a friend took his life; while out on a live fire training he joked about keeping one round (bullet) for himself! Not one eyelid was batted after all, at the close of each range exercise you declare you have not retained any…

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Veterans Suicide

Is there a cure......? Suicide is not a new thing, it is far too common in society. While serving in the British Army I looked upon people who committed suicide as people who wasted their lives. I thought that they were weak and inconsiderate. I mean after all the effect that their ‘selfish’ act had [...]

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RUN, HIDE,TELL

Is Rt Honourable Tobias Elwood MP right? After the tragic events in Westminster where a loner took it upon himself to take the lives of innocent people going about their normal day. The Government and the Police advice is to follow three simple steps RUN HIDE TELL The sole purpose of this advice is to [...]

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In 2016 I was provided with an assistance dog, he was 6 months old and learning to become the most resilient and professional dog that I know and you will know as Ziggy @AssstanceZiggy on social media. Why do I need Ziggy? This is always a good question to ask, firstly because I don't have [...]