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The Real Question is Why 18 Veterans a Day, 6500 a Year Take Their Own Lives

By Remy Benoit

From Pauline Jelinek, AP, at Yahoo News Army suicides to top 2008, but progress reported.

Could the answers be in unclear goals of combat; in unrecognized and, indeed, discouraged PTSD; in prolonged service exacerbated by family problems at home do to it? There could be other reasons.
Perhaps those of you who know, will share your thoughts with us and with the White House.

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