Military Suicides on the Rise

More than 200 service members with 1st Marine Logistics Group (Forward) stand at attention during a visit with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan, Dec. 8. During Gates’ visit, he applauded the troops for their accomplishments and dedication. He shook hands with each service member, thanking them for their service. / Photo via the Marine Core

Suicides in the U.S. Army‘s active-duty forces jumped 46-percent last quarter compared to the same period last year, according to a new suicide report from the Pentagon.

In Q2 of 2021, 60 active-duty U.S. Army personnel members lost their lives to suicide compared to 41 the previous year.

Additionally, the number of U.S. military personnel both active and reserve who died from suicide in Q2 of 2021 was 139 compared to 130 during the same period last year.

Comparatively, the total number of military personnel who have died from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic stands at 67.

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Jawad
Jawad
3 days ago

Of course suicides are on the rise. The most sacred goals to which you devoted your very life have now been flushed down the toilet by a godless cadre of Deep State pawns and goons who despise America and everything it stands for. Who commits suicide? He who has no hope.


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