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US Soldiers Suicides Outnumber Combat Deaths In 2012

US Soldiers Suicides Outnumber Combat Deaths In 2012

December 28, 2012 | 10:25AM

WASHINGTON (CBS DC) – American soldier suicides continue to outnumber combat-related deaths in 2012, and the trajectory for soldier suicides continues to get worse.

Statistics released by the Department of the Army show that through November potentially 303 active-duty, Reserve and National Guard soldiers committed suicide. As of Dec. 7, Stars and Stripes reports that 212 soldiers have died in combat-related deaths in Afghanistan.

The Army set a grim new record of 177 potential active-duty cases with 2012 coming to a close on Tuesday – 64 of these cases remain under investigation, 113 have been confirmed.

Read more: http://washington.cbslocal.com/2012/12/28/us-soldier-suicide...




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And SSRI psychotropic drug

And SSRI psychotropic drug consumption among soldiers are at an all time high. Not only are suicide rates high in the Armed Forces, homicide rates are also high.

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My Opinion on the Reason for High Suicide Rates

My Opinion on the Reason for High Suicide Rates Among People in the Military - http://www.dailypaul.com/267764/my-opinion-on-the-reason-for...

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We HAVE to get the depressed soldiers to join

Veterans for PEACE!!! Positive activism is the best antidote to the numb sense of despair.

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This is what America at war looks like today... no meaningful purpose, worthless.

If I was ordered to do some of the stuff our troops are

ordered to do... and then I followed those orders... I'm not sure if I could live in my own skin either. The masses are kept ignorant to this information. If it was me I'd do myself in the middle of Time's square or something so at least my death could have the potential to put a stop to all the violence.

Suicide is no way out... but I can't really blame these people. I can't even begin to imagine what it's like to kill someone's mom, someone's kids... someone's dad or brother...

In their own backyard... or in their living room. Just because someone ordered me to do it... If you do that in America it's called "MURDER" if you do it in a foreign country where people don't speak english it's called "Patriotism."