‘We Pretend the Vets Don’t Exist’ 18 Veteran suicides a day!

Moderators: DrVolin, Wombaticus Rex, Jeff

‘We Pretend the Vets Don’t Exist’ 18 Veteran suicides a day!

Postby harry ashburn » Wed May 23, 2012 2:18 pm


The Crisis


About 18 veterans kill themselves each day. Thousands from the current wars have already done so. In fact, the number of U.S. soldiers who have died by their own hand is now estimated to be greater than the number (6,460) who have died in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Eleven years of war in two operating theaters have taken a severe toll on America’s military. An estimated 2.3 million Americans have served in Iraq or Afghanistan, and 800,000 of those service members have been deployed multiple times.


read whole article here: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2 ... cides.html
A skeleton walks into a bar. Orders a beer, and a mop. -anon
harry ashburn
 
Posts: 289
Joined: Tue Nov 15, 2011 7:13 pm
Blog: View Blog (0)

Return to Deep Politics

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest