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Military Suicide Rate

David Wood

Tragedy of Military Suicides Will 'Go On For Many Years,' Army Chief Warns

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 09.25.2013 | Impact

A tragic milestone was reached last year, when 185 active-duty Army soldiers died by suicide, surpassing the 176 soldiers killed in battle in Afghanis...

Military Suicides Rise, Despite 900 Programs

Joseph Bobrow | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
Joseph Bobrow

Not facing and addressing the appropriate depth of experience is ill-informed and borders on malpractice. The more things change, the saying goes, more they stay the same. As more and more die by their own hand. It is shameful.

Sometimes the Hardest Part of Going to War Is Coming Home

Bryan Wood | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Bryan Wood

How many combat veterans are suffering and just waiting for someone to ask them if they are hurting? As a nation, let's start asking.

Military Suicides Surge

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Suicides are surging among America's troops, averaging nearly one a day this year – the fastest pace in the nation's decade o...

More Troops Lost To Suicide Than Combat In Iraq, Afghanistan For Second Year In A Row

CQ Weekly | John Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the second year in a row, the U.S. military has lost more troops to suicide than it has to combat in Iraq and Afghanistan....