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Lt Col Charlie Brown
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SPC Margaret Higgins
SPC Margaret Higgins
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Lt Col Charlie Brown: Most Beloved Sister Charlie, I have responded in kind before: the phone number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, is as follows: [login to see] .
Please kindly, press the number One (1): for Active Duty troops; and, for Veterans.
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SGT David A. 'Cowboy' Groth
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Excellent share Lt Col Charlie Brown
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LT Brad McInnis
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Lt Col Charlie Brown I once stopped a sailor from committing suicide. After hours of talking him down (don't remember all that I said I was just talking to keep him engaged), he finally handed me the weapon and we went to the docs. Got him into treatment, and he eventually finished his 20 years and retired! The thing I said that had the biggest impact on him he said was : Never make a permanent solution to a temporary problem. He said that resonated with him. I don't ever remember saying it.

Really wish we could stop all suicides, but each save is a victory.
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