Saturday, October 23, 2010

Army Releases September Suicide Data

            The Army released suicide data today for the month of September.  Among active-duty soldiers, there were 18 potential suicides:  none have been confirmed as suicides, and all 18 remain under investigation.  For August, the Army reported 13 potential suicides among active-duty soldiers.  Since the release of that report, seven have been confirmed as suicides, and six remain under investigation.

            During September 2010, among reserve component soldiers who were not on active duty, there were eight potential suicides.  For August, among that same group, there were 11 total suicides.  Of those, four were confirmed as suicides and seven are pending determination of the manner of death.

           To read the entire Department of Defense release, click here.

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