Raising awareness on supportive resources for military veterans
By Ashleigh Plemper
Farmer Staff Writer
According to nationally estimated statistics, 22 veterans take their lives per day. And did you know that two of the four suicides that took place in Watford City this year were veterans?
“I don’t know what gets into the mind of a veteran, especially when they have PTSD. But I want veterans to know that North Dakota and our community is here for them,” says Karolin Jappe, McKenzie County Emergency manager, who recently initiated having ND Cares signs put up around McKenzie County.