Surge in suicides among US soldiers

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TweetYum  (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

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TweetYum  (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

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TweetYumShareThis 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. […]

Army Suicides Up 80 Percent Since Iraq War Start

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TweetYumShareThis Army Suicides Up 80 Percent Since Iraq War Start 08 Mar 2012 The number of suicides in the U.S. Army rose by 80 percent after the United States launched the war on Iraq, American military doctors reported on Thursday. From 1977 to 2003, the tally of Army suicides had trended slightly downwards, and was […]