The Pentagon has yet to release official numbers, but military leaders are actively discussing measures to counter-act the trend.

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    09/28/2020 - 5:20 am | View Link
  • Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% during the coronavirus pandemic
    And senior Army leaders - who say they've seen about a 30% jump in active duty suicides so far this year - told The Associated Press that they are looking at shortening combat deployments.
    09/27/2020 - 11:26 pm | View Link
  • Active duty military suicides have spiked since pandemic, according to Pentagon report
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    09/27/2020 - 12:54 pm | View Link
  • Military leaders say active-duty suicides up 20% during COVID-19 pandemic
    Military suicides ... COVID-19 added to the pressures of war-zone deployments and responding to national disasters and civil unrest. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File) (FOX) — Suicides among ...
    09/27/2020 - 7:48 am | View Link
  • Military suicides up 20%; leaders say virus stresses an already-strained force
    And senior Army leaders — who say they’ve seen about a 30 percent jump in active-duty suicides so far this year — told The Associated Press that they are looking at shortening combat ...
    09/27/2020 - 4:04 am | View Link
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