Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Army Releases December and 2010 Suicide Data

Read the release by clicking here.

Suicides nearly double among Army guardsmen, reservists

WASHINGTON — The number of suicides among Army National Guardsmen and reservists nearly doubled last year, even as suicide totals among active-duty soldiers saw a slight decline for the first time in recent years.  Read the entire article here.

Guard, Reserve suicide rate sees big spike

The active-duty soldier suicide rate dropped slightly from 2009, and now service officials are focusing their attention on providing better services to guardsmen and reservists
By Michael Hoffman - Staff writer
Posted : Wednesday Jan 19, 2011 19:35:26 EST
Army officials continue to struggle to figure out why soldiers — especially the service’s citizen soldiers — keep committing suicide in record numbers, as 2010 was the sixth consecutive year the Army’s suicide rate increased.

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