Surge in suicides among US soldiers

  (AL JAZEERA)   Figures show suicides among active-duty troops now average almost one a day, outnumbering forces killed in action. Suicides are surging among US soldiers, averaging nearly one a day this year, according to statistics from the country’s defense department. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year […]

Surge in suicides among US soldiers

  (AL JAZEERA)   Figures show suicides among active-duty troops now average almost one a day, outnumbering forces killed in action. Suicides are surging among US soldiers, averaging nearly one a day this year, according to statistics from the country’s defense department. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year […]

Suicides among U.S. troops averaging one a day in 2012

ShareThis Suicides among U.S. troops averaging one a day in 2012 07 Jun 2012 Suicides are surging among America’s troops, averaging nearly one a day this year – the fastest pace in the nation’s decade of war. The 154 suicides for active-duty troops in the first 155 days of the year far outdistance the U.S. […]

Uniforms, IDs reported among AWOL soldier’s possessions

ShareThis Uniforms, IDs reported among AWOL soldier’s possessions 30 Sep 2011 A Kileen, Texas, newspaper is reporting that an unsealed arrest warrant lists items seized from an AWOL Fort Campbell soldier accused of planning to build two bombs and attack Fort Hood soldiers either on post or in Killeen. Police arrested Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo, […]

Millions To Fight Child Obesity Among “Limited English” Minorities

Another U.S. government agency has joined the child obesity crusade, this time dedicating $ 25 million to tackle the epidemic in “hard–to–reach, limited English proficiency and minority communities.” This latest allocation of taxpayer dollars to this particular cause will help meet key goals set by Michelle Obama’s White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity. Last […]