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Army Adds to Number of Iraq-Related Suicides

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Army Adds to Number of Iraq-Related Suicides

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Army Adds to Number of Iraq-Related Suicides

Army Adds to Number of Iraq-Related Suicides

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U.S. Army officials release new information on the number of suicides by U.S. soldiers who served in Iraq, to include soldiers who killed themselves after returning home. The total is 29. In January, when it was reported that the number of suicides was only 18, a Pentagon official admitted the suicide rate was "on the high end" of what has been seen in past military conflicts. NPR's Alix Spiegel reports.

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