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Guest speaker Gail Meminger Rush tells the heartbreaking story of her daughter’s suicide before the Run for A Life 5K Sept. 5, 2014, at Joint Base Charleston S.C. Rush’s daughter, Staff Sgt. Courtney Rush, who was stationed at JB Charleston, died by suicide Jan. 3, 2012. Rush talked to the group about resiliency, as well as suicide awareness and prevention. As part of Suicide Awareness Month, members of the Mental Health Clinic will host information booths at the Air Base Exchange, Sept. 12, 17 and 26 from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.; the Gaylord Dining Facility, Sept. 10, 15 and 19 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; the Air Base Bowling Alley, Sept. 24 and 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and the Air Base Fitness Center, Sept. 5, 8 and 22 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. They will also be making personal visits to some workstations around the installation. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. William O'Brien)


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