How RAGFriday is Helping Eradicate Veteran Suicide

The Rag Friday Foundation was founded by Rapid Application Group to eradicate veteran suicide.


  • A study by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration revealed that only 50 percent of returning vets who need veteran mental health treatment will receive services that they need.
  • More veterans have passed away from suicide than have been killed in action.
  • Veteran suicide is a national concern.
  • Veterans have a much higher rate of suicide than the population at large.
  • Veterans are nearly twice as likely as non-veterans to take their own lives.
  • There are 22 veteran suicides a day. Every 80 minutes.
Veteran suicides every day
Million veterans in the US
Million soldiers fallen in wars


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Happy RAG Friday from team Rapid Application Group!!
"Freedom is never given; it is won."

#freedomisntfree #RAGFriday #freedom #somegaveall 

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For those who gave their lives for our country.

 You will always be missed but never forgotten!

#RAGFRIDAY #somegaveall #usnavy #neverbeforgotten 

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This week’s RagFriday featured service member is Corporal Justin J Kienzle of Ponca City, Oklahoma.

Corporal Kienzle joined the United States Marine Corps in 2004. After graduating boot camp later that year, Kienzle was sent to MOS (Marine Occupational Specialty) school near Fort Knox, Kentucky.

 In 2006, he was deployed for the first time to Fallujah, Iraq with the Combat Logistics Battalion 5 Heavy Ordinance Recovery. After completing this deployment, Kienzle returned to his family but was not home long before returning to Fallujah again, this time with the Combat Logistics Battalion 8, Security Company. 

Kienzle completed his time in the United State Marine Corps in 2008 as a non-commissioned officer. He has since returned to Oklahoma where he lives to this day working as a firefighter for a department right outside his hometown. 

Kienzle is the older brother and hero to Rapid Application Group LLC Marketing Manager Kat Kienzle.

#USMC #veteranfamily #RAGFRIDAY #hero #onceamarinealwaysamarine

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22 a day is 22 too many. 

Join us here at the RAG Friday Foundation to remember those you fought so hard both on and off the battlefield. 

These brave service members survived fighting a war overseas only to return home and have to continue a deeper fight inside their head. Sadly, sometimes they win the fight but the battle in their head wins the war. 

To all those pictured, you will NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. To those still fighting, DO NOT GIVE UP. You have a family behind you and we are RAG Friday. You are not alone!

#trueheroes #somegaveall #veteranfamily #mission22

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Improving the lives of veterans and their families.








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“On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.”

Dan Lipinski