It’s an awful statistic. Every 22 minutes in the United States, a US veteran takes his or her own life. It is a number that is in dispute (some argue lower and others, higher) but all agree that any number is too high. Some troops wanted to do something about it to make people aware of this tragedy.
That is when the the #22Kill hashtag and campaign was born along with the organization 22Kill.com
One feature of the campaign includes videos of troops doing 22 push-ups in an effort to capture them doing a total of 22 million push-ups! Below is a video of several troops doing their push-ups: