Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., left, leads a ceremony for the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. The bill is named for Clay Hunt, a Marine Corps combat veteran who died by suicide in March 2011 at the age of 28. The legislation, which now goes to President Obama for his signature, calls for evaluation of existing Veterans Affairs mental health and suicide prevention programs, and expands the reach of these programs for veterans.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Obama to sign veterans suicide prevention bill

The bill creates a pilot program to help veterans transition out of active duty, and it creates a website to provide veterans with information about available mental health services.