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Troop Suicides

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....

Soldier Suicides This Year To Top Those In 2008

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Soldier suicides this year are almost sure to top last year's grim totals, but a recent decline in the pace of such incidents could...

Army Base Shuts Down After Rise In Troop Suicides

Raw Story | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The commander of Fort Campbell army base in Kentucky has ordered a three-day suspension of regular duties to focus on a spike in suicides among his tr...