Group constructs memorial to raise awareness of veteran suicides. In Missoula County in 2016 alone, 18 military veterans took their own lives. That’s a staggering number, an average of more than one every three weeks. It’s also by far the largest number for any county in the state, where a total of 53 veterans took their own lives that year.
Eastern named one of the top colleges for veterans. Eastern Kentucky University has, once again, earned a top spot in the the annual Military Times: Best Colleges ranking. That’s no surprise to Alexander Rhodenfeld, a veteran of the United States Army, who chose to continue his education at EKU after his time in the service.
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