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Peter Chiarelli

The Military-Civilian Divide on Gun Laws, and Ft. Hood

Jon Soltz | Posted 06.03.2014 | Crime
Jon Soltz

With news that another shooting tragedy has hit Ft. Hood, my heart is breaking for the families of those who were wounded and killed by a gunman who is said to have purchased a gun, off-base, brought it on to the base, and unleashed carnage. While many details are still unknown, it is too early to talk about what may have triggered this incident and what, specifically, could have stopped it. But even when we do know all the details, until civilian law matches military law on guns, we unfortunately must brace ourselves for the possibility of more of these tragedies.

Why Army Suicides Are Down: Report

AP | By PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 01.19.2012 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- The number of suicides among soldiers has been leveling off but there's been a dramatic jump in domestic violence, sex crimes and other ...

How More Time At Home Could Ease Post-Traumatic Stress For Vets

Keith Crosby | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Keith Crosby

Service personnel need time to recover emotionally and physically from their battlefield scars.

Amanda Terkel

Army: Soldiers Need More Time At Home Between Deployments

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Repeated troop deployments are putting an enormous strain on members of the U.S. military who are forced to deploy to Iraq and/or Afg...

Army Record Suicide Rate Continues, and Will Continue for Some Time

Jon Soltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jon Soltz

The Army reported that suicides are yet again at an all time high. This isn't to say every soldier deployed frequently and for long periods will kill him or herself. But there's a "significant link" for many of those who do.

The Suicidal Soldiers of Fort Campbell: In Memoriam, Post-Memorial Day

John Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Eskow

Why do the moronic ramblings of Liz Cheney draw so much more attention than the fact that our soldiers are now murdering themselves at a faster clip than our enemies do?