The Department of Veterans Affairs reports an average of 22 veterans, active-duty servicemembers and members of the National Guard and Reserve die by suicide every day. Join a conversation with Honorable Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veteran Affairs, Medal of Honor Recipients Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston and MSG Leroy Petry and Student Veterans of America President and CEO, Jared Lyon, about reducing this alarming statistic. Hear about how the newly-created PREVENTS Task Force is working on the issue and what the VA is doing to help. Learn about Student Veterans of America’s efforts to mobilize all 1,500 university chapters of the Student Veterans of America to have local conversations. Maj. Gen. Livingston and MSG Petry, who served during the Vietnam era and current conflicts, will discuss their challenges, how they’ve overcome them and ways to have difficult conversations about suicide. Reservations required: www.uncw.edu/hhsweek.