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Military Suicides ‘Out of Control’

posted on November 26, 2012

At The News Herald, Randal Yakey profiles a few of the “causalities of war” who have died after they returned from the battlefield. “According to a Veterans Affairs report this spring, a veteran commits suicide every 80 minutes,” writes Yakey. “More than 6,500 suicides have occurred since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan began. For every service member who dies in battle, 25 veterans die by their own hands.” 

Read at The News Herald