Thursday, January 29, 2009

Military Suicides are Epidemic during Iraq War

click here for link to mp3 of report on PBS McNeil Lehrer
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McNeil Lehrer, January 29, 2009
Army Reports Record Number of Suicides Among Troops
Soldier; file photoArmy officials said Thursday that suicides among troops are at their highest level in decades. In 2008, the army suicide rate surpassed the civilian rate for the first time since the Vietnam War. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser examined the problem last November.

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