MEDIA ALERT: Press Conference Call with Parents of Marine Lost to Suicide on the Clay Hunt SAV Act

WHAT: Susan and Richard Selke, parents of Clay Hunt, a Marine who died by suicide in 2011, will speak to the press about the Clay Hunt SAV Act. The bill is expected to be passed by the House this afternoon and be sent to the Senate for consideration later this week.

WHO: Susan and Richard Selke, parents of Clay Hunt, an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran who died by suicide in 2011.

     Alex Nicholson, IAVA legislative director

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, 5:00-5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Dial-in phone number: 1-(877)-746-4263

Enter code: 0201864#

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Note to media: Email or call 212-982-9699 to speak with IAVA leadership.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America ( is the leading post-9/11 veteran empowerment organization (VEO) with the most diverse and rapidly growing membership in America. As a non-profit founded in 2004, IAVA’s mission is to connect, unite and empower post-9/11 veterans. Celebrating its 15th anniversary, IAVA has connected more than 1.2 million veterans with resources and community, and provided more than 8,000 veterans with personalized support from IAVA’s Master’s level social workers.