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Active-duty military suicides on the rise

Active-duty military suicides on the rise

Brian Pearlman and Lacey Latch November 11, 2019

The number of suicides among active-duty military personnel increased almost 6 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to a Department of Defense report released in late September. From 2013 to 2018, the...

Col. Don Christensen (Ret.) of nonprofit group Protect our Defenders at a March Senate hearing on sexual assault in the military; BELOW: Col. Ellen Haring (Ret.) of advocacy group the Service Womens Action Network, at a similar House of Representatives hearing in April.

Pentagon report: Sexual assault in U.S. military increased for female service members

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor May 13, 2019

A startling trend among the ranks of the U.S. military continues to rise with the most recent results from the Department of Defense's Annual Report on Sexual Assault released last week. The report indicated...

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