September was National Suicide Prevention Month, and the U.S. Army's theme for the month was "Enhancing Resiliency - Strengthening Our Professionals." 8th Special Troops Battalion troops and their families wrapped up a month dedicated to resiliency and suicide prevention training with a morning hike up the Makapu'u Point Lighthouse located within Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline park in Oahu, Hawaii.
"The most important part of the hike was being able to open the event up to the Soldiers' families, too," said SFC Joseph Strnad. "The resiliency skills are there for both our Soldiers and their families to use in all parts of their lives."
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