Harnessing the Power of Community: Leveraging Veteran Networks to Tackle Suicide

Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Time: 02:30 PM Location: Russell Senate Office Building SR-418

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Agenda

WITNESS LIST

Panel I

The Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

     Accompanied by:

     Dr. Keita Franklin, Executive Director, Suicide Prevention Program, Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention, Veterans Health Administration

Panel II

Colonel Miguel Howe, U.S. Army (Ret.), the April and Jay Graham Fellow for the Military Service Initiative, George W. Bush Institute

J. Michael Haynie, Ph.D., Executive Director, Institute for Veterans and Military Families

Jessica Kavanagh, Founder & President, VetLinks 

Major General Matthew T. Quinn, Adjutant General, Montana National Guard

Lieutenant Colonel James Lorraine, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), President & Chief Executive Officer, America’s Warrior Partnership

Witnesses

  1. Robert L. Wilkie
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  2. Colonel Miguel Howe
    April and Jay Graham Fellow
    Military Service Initiative, George W. Bush Institute
  3. J. Michael Haynie
    Executive Director
    Institute for Veterans and Military Families
  4. Jessica Kavanagh
    Founder & President
    VetLinks
  5. Major General Matthew T. Quinn
    Adjutant General
    Montana National Guard
  6. Lieutenant Colonel James Lorraine
    President & Chief Executive Officer
    America’s Warrior Partnership

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