Two female Veteran discuss the increased risk of suicide faced by female Veterans and Service members in this recent article, "It's Time to Address the Staggering Rate of Suicide Among Servicewomen and Female Vets." As suggested by the title, authors Kate Hendricks Thomas and Kyleanne Hunter look at the significant statistical increase in suicides among this population. According to VA data, female Veterans have a 250% higher risk of suicide compared to the normal civilian population. The authors, who are Vets themselves, are coming at this topic from a very personal angle and bring that relationship to the discussion. This makes an already important topic even more worth reading. Take a few minutes to read through the article and look at the data, stats, and resources.