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By On June 12th, 2015

Female Veteran Deaths by Suicide Nearly Matching Male Death Rates

Women are slowly achieving equality with men in our military. Unfortunately, they are also coming close to matching male veterans in their rate of death by suicide according to recent research.  Women in the military are killing themselves at a rate of six times higher than women in the general population based on the analysis…

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By On October 17th, 2012

PTSD a Growing Problem as More Vets Come Home

About 2. 4 million soldiers have served in Iraq and Afghanistan to this point in the most recent conflict and, as those veterans return home, the Veterans Administration is seeing more and more cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Last year alone, the VA treated nearly 100-thousand of these Iraq and Afghanistan vets for PTSD,…

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