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US Military Suicides

Military Core Values: They Don't Exist

Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Arnold E. Resnicoff

Military personnel must understand values all Americans share, but recognize how their responsibilities change with their oath. Every military initiative in the area of morals and ethics must be grounded in the core values that flow from that oath.

In Reaching Budget Deal, Congress Turns its Back on Those Who Have Served

Christina Brown | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics
Christina Brown

When Congress returns from its holiday vacation in 2014, following an historic unproductive session, waiting for them should be a thunderous voice demanding results, not excuses, from the 23.2 million strong American veteran population.

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...

White House Lifts Ban On Condolence Letters To Families Of Service Members Who Commit Suicide

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics

The White House says that families of service members who commit suicide while deployed abroad are now getting condolence letters from the president j...

Military Suicides Require New Prevention Office, Congressional Task Force Tells Pentagon

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rushing to stem historically high rates of military suicides, the service branches set up prevention programs that lacked strategic...

US Army Suicide Numbers Continue To Climb

Washington Post | Ann Scott Tyson and Greg Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was just past midnight in Afghanistan when Brig. Gen. Mark Milley appeared on the video screen in the Pentagon conference room to brief some of the...