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Military Suicides On The Rise

Military suicides, particularly with those soldiers in the Army, rose 80% from 2004 and 2008.   Dr. Timothy Lineberry, a Mayo Clinic psychiatrist, an Air Force veteran and a suicide prevention expert for the Army says even this year, the numbers are on the rise.

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To date, the Army has confirmed 120 suicides for both active and non active duty soldiers in 2012 with 67 other deaths suspected as suicides, but still under investigation.

 

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