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Report: Suicide Rate Among Post 9/11 U.S. Service Members Climb



According to a new study, suicide among U.S. military personnel and veterans of post 9/11 conflicts are increasing at an alarming rate, with four times as many service members having died by suicide than those killed in combat. NBC News’ Courtney Kube explains the findings of the report and how the Pentagon is responding.

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23 comments

  1. America, you will pay for what you in middle east.

  2. Sounds like guilt.. we become the consequences of our own actions.

  3. The reason for so much suicide is the fact that they realized that after killing so much innocent people base on lies they are traumatize and no support at home

  4. The biggest problem is they killed innocent brown people . Stop going into war with innocent people period .

  5. America’s men are also due to feminism. Men are lonely and women having the time of their lives. Nothing to live for anymore. America won’t be a country much longer without men or productivity.

  6. Maybe because they understand how fake and owned society is and they were used as pawns and then mistreated by the same system that lied to them.

    I personally think society is kinda owned behind the scenes by a more intelligent species at the top since ancient times

    I just want to stop being lied to and co exist please ✌✨🌈

  7. Suicide rates overall have been climbing for years regardless of occupation. 65% of all gun deaths have been by suicide (not homicide) consistently over the past 50 years. They also tend to happen a lot more in rural areas where there are limited mental health treatment options. As long as rural folks are in denial and big city news organizations don't cover the problem, it will neither be addressed nor resolved.

  8. Soldiers are going on 5 tours the max should only be 2 tours

  9. U.S. ROYALTY: DON'T TREAD ON ME is the American War Flag of the U.S. Monarchy against Democracy and Presidential hate towards our Church and Monarchy.

  10. I have done 3 combat deployments to the Gulf. I have been in mental health therapy.
    However, if I had a gun, I would be gone too.

  11. This again proves we need more mental health help for vets and society as a whole. I've met some amazing vets who do amazing things to help people, but I've met many more vets who take their mental health problems out on innocent civillians and can't control their anger and hatred. I pray someday we can have a vibrant mental health system in America, but that will take many more people being strong and admitting they have problems and them also seeking the help they need.

    It's not weak to admit you need help, it's weak to want to stay the same because you're afraid of change and saving yourself from your demons.

  12. "Now go, attack the Amalekites and totally destroy all that belongs to them. Do not spare them put to death; men and women, children and infants, cattle and sheep, camels and donkeys.”

    (1 Samuel 15:3)

  13. Sounds more like a Curse.. but what do i know

  14. single mom w two is me. who kartheiser?

  15. Sadly, We, "the military brass," decided to look at the soldier's, as last year's, problem. THEY should be treated, as wounded, when they come home. They are broken, and sometimes, try to handle it, on their own. Put, priorities, on the troop's. They went through, more than most. So did THEIR Family's . Helping them get back home, We have an obligation, to them to be able to get back, to themselves, as best we are able. Hard to fix 2 decade's, of War.

  16. Mental illness is a medical problem. Veterans and anyone else with "suicidal ideation" should call their doctor.

  17. karth in the bus station creAted. suicide witb ze ven little gen ls.

  18. ,,911. survivor is me. give me my pay usa.

  19. When the country needs help the veteran stand up. When the veteran needs help the country stands down.

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