Deployed Soldiers: It Gets Better


Soldiers deployed inBagram, Afghanistan have recorded an It Gets Better message for LGBT youth.

In order of appearance areSSGT Steven Procter, SSGT Shelise Harmon, AT2 Erin Jones, SPC James Velazquez, SPC Curtis Robinson, all delivering messages of hope and inspiration.

Watch the video below:

If You Need Help or Just Someone Talk To…

The Trevor Project runs a 24/7 helpline with trained counselors ready to listen if you or someone you know would like to talk about the issues dealt with in this post.

The Trevor Project Helpline number is 1-866-4-U-TREVOR (1-866-488-7386).

Trevor Project Links:

IMPORTANT: If you live outside America and require information on services in your country the International Association for Suicide Prevention carries information for crisis centers from across the globe.  Please click here for those resources.

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Norma V.
Norma Villarreal3 years ago

We need support to be the best human being we can be.....

Chad A.
Chad Anderson3 years ago

We need people in all walks of life contributing to this wonderful campaign of tolerance and acceptance.

Arild Warud
Arild Warud3 years ago

The latest image on my mind is US soldiers peeing on dead allegded Thaliban fighters,nothing ever get's better in Afghanistan.

Lynn C.
Lynn C.3 years ago

Thank you.

Winn Adams
Winn Adams3 years ago


Erica Cook
Erica Cook3 years ago

Things like this make me so proud, we've come a long way. We may have a long way to go still, but we sure have some such a long way.

paul c.
paul c.3 years ago

Courage comes in rainbow colors....

Robert O.
Robert O.3 years ago

Good for them. Every bit of support is welcomed and needed.

Brenda Towers
Brenda Towers3 years ago

Very supportive.

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson3 years ago

great. thanks