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Candlelight, Sky Lantern Vigil for Suicide Awareness

Release Number: 050918

The 81st Medical Operations Squadron Mental Health team will host a sky lantern vigil 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Biloxi Beach across from the White House Hotel.

The event, themed Lights for Life, will honor the memories of victims of suicide as well as promote suicide prevention and intervention efforts.

Survivors as well as those whose lives have been touched by the suicide of a friend or loved one will light candles and release sky lanterns in their memory. Community members are invited to this event.

Media interested in covering the event should RSVP to the Public Affairs office no later than noon Sept. 26. Call (228) 377-1179 or email 81trw.pa@us.af.mil.