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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Associated Press has learned that suicides in the U.S. military surged to a record 349 last year....

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BING NEWS:
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    09/26/2019 - 8:54 am | View Link
  • Military Suicide Rates Hit Record High in 2018
    Military suicides began increasing in 2006 and climbed to a new record, 310, in 2009. They leveled off for several years before climbing again, reaching another high in 2012. At that time ...
    08/19/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Active-Duty Military Suicides at Record Highs in 2018
    The number of Navy suicides -- 68 sailors in 2018, up from 65 in 2017 -- also was a record and marked a steep increase in the suicide rate among active-duty Navy personnel. Just five years ago ...
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  • Military Suicides Hit Record High In 2012
    The military has tallied suicides among active-duty troops last year, and the number is at a record level. NPR's Pentagon correspondent, Tom Bowman, joins us now. And Tom, suicides were up again ...
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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. troops committing suicide set a record in 2012 ... counted the biggest number of suicides, with 182 soldiers killing themselves in 2012, according ...
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  • Military Suicide Rates Hit Record High in 2018 | Military.com
    The suicide rate for active-duty U.S. military members in 2018 was the highest on record since the Defense Department began tracking self-inflicted deaths in 2001.
    01/19/2020 - 11:28 pm | View Website
  • Military suicides hit record high | The Spokesman-Review
    WASHINGTON – Suicides in the U.S. military surged to a record 349 last year, far exceeding American combat deaths in Afghanistan, and some private experts are predicting the dark trend will grow ...
    01/19/2020 - 12:22 pm | View Website
  • Active-Duty Military Suicides at Record Highs in 2018 ...
    Active-Duty Military Suicides at Record Highs in 2018 Lt. Cmdr. Karen Downer writes a name on a Suicide Awareness Memorial Canvas in honor of Suicide Awareness Month at Naval Hospital Jacksonville ...
    01/16/2020 - 7:06 pm | View Website
  • Military Suicides Hit Record Numbers In 2018
    The Pentagon confirmed that there were 541 suicide deaths in 2018. The number for 2019 is predicted to be even higher. According to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Defense Department, the number of suicides among military members and their families reached record highs in 2018.
    01/16/2020 - 7:10 am | View Website
  • 2012 Military Suicides Hit Record High of 349 | Military.com
    Suicides in the U.S. military surged to a record 349 last year, far exceeding American combat deaths in Afghanistan. 2012 Military Suicides Hit Record High of 349 | Military.com Login
    01/13/2020 - 9:19 pm | View Website
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