DAV statement on Kabul attacks

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Today’s attacks at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul—which claimed the lives of several U.S. Marines and one Navy Corpsman and wounded many others amid the humanitarian evacuation efforts—are yet another major blow to the veteran community during this difficult time. DAV recognizes the complex range of emotions many veterans are experiencing as this situation continues to unfold. Our hearts remain with the families and friends of the fallen, and we urge veterans impacted by this situation to reach out if they’re having a difficult time and need to speak to someone. The Veterans Crisis Line is available 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255, and thousands of trained DAV service officers stand ready nationwide to direct veterans to available resources.