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Record-Setting Army Suicide Rate Hits Home

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Record-Setting Army Suicide Rate Hits Home

Record-Setting Army Suicide Rate Hits Home

Record-Setting Army Suicide Rate Hits Home

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A recent report issued by the United States Army confirms that nearly 100 active duty soldiers committed suicide last year. Suicides have increased for three years in a row, causing many to become concerned. Ed Dorn, former Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, is joined by April Somdahl, whose brother took his life earlier this year.