Friday, June 18, 2010

It's been awhile…

…since I've mentioned how much I hate what they're doing to my Army. NPR offers this painful reminder...
There were 197 Army suicides in 2008, according to the Army's numbers. The total includes active- and non-active-duty soldiers.

Last year, the number was 245. This year, through May, it's already 163.
As with Vietnam, deaths after return are beginning to rival deaths on the battlefield. This is predictable. I'm not sure if it's preventable.

I fear not.

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