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McDermitt outpost offers stark tribute to soldiers who serve, but fall to suicide

In remote McDermitt Oregon, Vietnam War veteran Joe Vaneeten is working on a project to raise awareness about veteran suicides. Recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs say the number of veteran suicides across the country exceeded 6,000 each year from 2008 to 2017.



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