January 14, 2013 The number of deaths by suicide in the U.S. military surged to a record 349 last year — more than the 295 Americans who died fighting in Afghanistan in 2012. The numbers were first reported by the AP; NPR has confirmed them.
December 1, 2012 After shooting his girlfriend multiple times early Saturday morning, linebacker Jovan Belcher drove to Arrowhead Stadium and killed himself in front of coaches and police.
July 6, 2011 President Obama reverses previous policy. "They didn't die because they were weak," he says of such soldiers. "And the fact that they didn't get the help they needed must change."