‘It’s too many’: A goal to bring veteran suicide numbers down

Posted on Donna Kee
  22Kill was created after learning an average of 22 veterans die by suicide each day. This weekend, they will walk at Carry The Load with their mission in mind.
Author: Tiffany Liou
Published: 8:48 PM CDT May 23, 2019

LANTANA, Texas — Looking back at pictures from 1998, Michael Carnell flipped through old photo albums.

“I was just a punk kid,” he joked.

There were photos from when he joined the Marine Corps and was going through training. Years later, in 2004, he found himself in a war zone.

Sgt. Carnell spent five months in Iraq during some of the deadliest times.

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