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OP-ED: No Veteran Left Behind Ensures Tools, Training For Law Enforcement

OP-ED: No Veteran Left Behind Ensures Tools, Training For Law Enforcement

– Editorial opinion by Wayne County Sheriff Larry Pierce and Rep. John Bell – In late 2020, a veteran soldier was in a mental health crisis. Distraught, he left his home in the family RV, his wife convinced it would be the last time she saw him.  A Charlotte-based veterans organization, The Independence Fund, who had provided suicide prevention training…read more »

Rep. Bell Introduces “No Veteran Left Behind Act”

Rep. Bell Introduces “No Veteran Left Behind Act”

House Majority Leader John Bell (R-Wayne) introduced the No Veteran Left Behind Act (HB 370) on Tuesday to help improve crisis intervention and services for veterans who are suffering from mental health and substance abuse issues. The bill is also sponsored by Speaker of the House Tim Moore (R-Cleveland), Rep. George Cleveland (R-Onslow) and Rep. Charlie…read more »

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