On the final day of the 2019 VA/DoD Suicide Prevention Conference, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie called upon all Americans to work together to prevent suicide among service members and Veterans.
Wilkie’s professional role is to serve our nation’s Veterans. The secretary also has a deep personal connection to the unique sacrifices military members make every day. He is the son of an Army artillery commander and a Veteran himself. Because of this, Wilkie has a sound understanding